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Hotel Villa Romana

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Italian, European, Contemporary
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Camino a Puerto Escondido | Los Destiladeros, Pedasi 0749, Panama
+507 848-3002
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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were guests at the hotel and our first meal was so good, we decided to eat there every night of our stay. There are always a variety of apps (entradas) and a revolving menu of entrees that are prepared with care. My favorite dishes were the Mussels served in a creole sauce and served over tostones as well as... More 

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Thank BethanyNOLA
Maui
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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

Oh, the food is good, but the service is so slow, it's unbearable. And with about six tables, this is really crazy. Been there twice in the past three months. It's not the hassle with such a long wait.

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Thank Greg L
VillaRomanaPty, Owner at Hotel Villa Romana, responded to this review

Hello there, I remember meeting you and your husband last year and I would have truly expected from you a more personal complaint. Anyhow... We are deeply sorry to hear about your "terrible" experience while dining with us. I am surprised that you did not communicate your disappointment to the person in charge that night (who approached your table to... More 

Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

This is a restaurant with a view. Must make reservation because hotel guests get first seating. Good food and great service. It's an adventure getting there because of the road but it's worth the trip even if you don't like the food the view on a full moon night is worth it. Will dine here again.

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Thank Valerie L
Johnstown, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

The food was very good and creative. Breakfast was included and it included wonderful, fresh fruit and usually an egg dish. The dinner menu was different every night and the choices were creative and full of flavor

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1 Thank Lorraine S
usn5326
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Food is good, but always the same choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Staff is VERY friendly! Cook will try to do what he/she can to "tailor" your order.

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Thank usn5326
Tel Aviv, Israel
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

the old rustic colorful buildings overviewing the sea are still fabulous. the new buildings in the back turn it to a regular hotel. I really prefer the older style

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Thank av3010
Little Rock, Arkansas
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188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

We ate here our first night in Los Destiladeros. The food was good, the wine was pretty good too. The staff here is funny. When we arrived without a reservation, for dinner, they were extremely hesitant and said they were full (though there were plenty of open tables). They finally agreed to seat us, but the restaurant never filled up...... More 

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Thank Cardine09
gulfcoast florida
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

We tried to call for a reservation, phone was out. We went anyway, a scary trip over a terrible "washed out" gravel road. Once we got there, we were met by a manager who told us the entire dining room was reserved by a wedding party and that we had to leave. That's the bad part, now for the good... More 

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Smyrna, Delaware
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

The setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean was pleasant. The waiter was knowledgable about the food and area. We were not that impressed. Maybe we expected too much from the previous reviews.

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Thank Harvey R
Penticton, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Food was well prepared and presented and very good with a bubbly staff who were knowledgeable about wine and food pairings..

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Thank Charlie1926

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
Italian, European, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino a Puerto Escondido | Los Destiladeros, Pedasi 0749, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi
  • Phone Number: +507 848-3002
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Villa Romana
Description
The restaurant is located in the Villa Romana Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?