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El Sitio

Main Road from Pedasi, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
+507 832-1010
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“shakshuka” (4 reviews)
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Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Bar, Seafood, International, Pub, Fusion
$$ - $$$
Main Road from Pedasi, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the El Sitio hotel, a very nice place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner overlooking the beach and the amazing waves that bring lots of surfers to Playa Venao. Good menu but could use a little more variety. Still, excellent fresh fish, ceviche, burgers,...More

Thank svletas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at El-Sitio for 8 days . Had almost the entire menu. Best dish is the Sesame Crust Tuna. Would skip the Sea Food Paella. All other items in the menu are very tasty!!!

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

El Sitio ! Great place at Playa Venao with good food,good music,nice people ,surf ,fun ,chill out ,the best sunset and beautiful view, love it ❤️

Thank Sigrun608
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The food is amazing. It is pricy but it is worth it. I would recommend their cerviche. It is the best.

Thank berbeltravel
Reviewed 31 January 2017

During our 10 day stay, we eat there most of the time. Every day something. The place has amazing salads, and special dishes. All fresh and made to perfection. I am hard to please and love to change the menu, and they were very cooperative....More

Thank Dana V
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Drove the 30 minutes from Pedasi down to Playa Venao and fell upon this lovely thatched roofed restaurant overlooking the beautiful mellow surfing beach. Food was fantastic. I had the chicken curry with pineapple rice and my wife had the grilled veggies with corn polenta....More

Thank AlpineWorldTravelers
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I don't mind paying for food, but paying for good food. The food is pretty average and just does not worth the price. The is not great either, is from regular to bad. They have good customer service.

Thank diopinzon
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had the sesame tuna for lunch, it was fantastic. Generally a bit understaffed so the meal process took awhile, but overall everything we had tasted great.

1  Thank 23614max
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't eat, but just had a couple beers. Cool music and comfy lounge chairs with an awesome view of the beach and surfers. If we ever made it back to the area, think we would stay at this hotel ... prime location right on...More

Thank Fomocolovesu
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was by far the best breakfast we had living in Panama in over a year. Had the Shakshuka - Israeli style eggs in a tomato bell pepper stew in a little skillet with home made bread. The blend of spices were mouthwatering and it...More

Thank Alex P
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62 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Playa Venao Beach
193 reviews
.28 km away
Surf Dojo
10 reviews
1.03 km away
Isla Canas Marina
23 reviews
8.07 km away
Isla Iguana
166 reviews
30.45 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road from Pedasi, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi  >  Playa Venao
  • Phone Number: +507 832-1010
El Sitio Hotel de Playa Venao is located in Playa Venao right on the water! Expect to sink into the comfort and fine amenities of our Hotel and surrounding ambient, all well hidden into the Rustic Styling and authentic feeling of Panama Tropics. The compound of El Sitio features a World class Fine Restaurant, Bar, night life, Surf shop with surf board rentals and all the equipment you will need, surfing lessons, fishing tours, Turtle watching, horse riding, Sandy Beach, Swimming Pool and more.
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