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Hotel Villa Romana

$$ - $$$
Italian, European, Contemporary
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Camino a Puerto Escondido | Los Destiladeros, Pedasi 0749, Panama
+507 848-3002
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

the menu was rather restricted but the food was lovely and all the staff were very kind and attentive. The owner told us that there are going to have an Italian chef so it might be better.... perfect excuse for us to give it a try again next year as we loved this setting!

Thank ROZP493
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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 

Thank BethanyNOLA
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151 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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.

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
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.

Thank Valerie L
Johnstown, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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

1 Thank Lorraine S
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank usn5326
Tel Aviv, Israel
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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

Thank av3010
Little Rock, Arkansas
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209 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
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 

Thank Cardine09
gulfcoast florida
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank stjoesun
Smyrna, Delaware
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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.

Thank Harvey R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Italian, European, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
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?