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Best paella across every state and province in the US and Canada



Genevieve R for Los Andes Restaurant

Who says you can’t have everything your heart desires in a dish? That’s what paella basically is! We’re highlighting this signature dish, which originated in Valencia, Spain (along the Mediterranean coast) and for centuries has united families and loved ones across the table. Paella derives from the word frying pan and is known to feature ingredients such as fresh seafood, saffron rice, rosemary, broth, and plenty of fresh vegetables and seasonings. In honor of Latinx Heritage Month (US: September 15 – October 15 / Canada: Month of October), we’re highlighting top paella spots across the states and provinces.

Find more restaurants in your neighborhood serving up tasty paella by doing a search on Yelp.

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Paella in each State and Province according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the food and restaurants category on Yelp, with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “paella,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “paella.” This list looked at businesses in the United States and Canada. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of September 15, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of September 15, 2022.

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Photos by TJ C at Jamon Jamon Tapas, Steve T at Barsa, Tam S at Bin22
Photos by Imelda O at Fuego at The Clarendon, Annie S at Fuego at Guiso Latin Fusion, Rachel K at Paellas Restaurant

Canada *data was pulled for major province areas

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