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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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Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Fresh, very tasty and nicely presented dishes. We had as much seafood as we could and we would advise anyone who visits Pedasi to pay a visit to Villa Romana. Our Spanish is quite good but, if yours isn't, you might have a problem communicating with the servers. The manager speaks English and was extremely nice and corteous.

Thank Isabel M
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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81 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Food was good. It was hard to find. Long dark road. View probably great during the day. Not many dining options in the area so it was a welcomed experience. Would go back. Not inexpensive.

Thank JeannieStu
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2012

The breakfast was very poor (only bread with butter and marmelade, cornflakes, small fruit salad and an egg) and the restaurant owner lacked both customer and organizational skills. We discovered only at the final bill that the dinner wasn't a menu but 4 separates dishes (which is not the same for the price) . The main dish was good but... More 

Thank nuageblanc
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2012

The dinner options were too similar each night & became boring over a 4 day stay. The breakfast did not include fruit & only the most basic of egg dishes, unless you paid extra which seemed very unreasonable.

Thank BeautyTips
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132 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Had a great meal at Villa Romana last night. Great food, had a Moroccan inspired appetizer, stir fry for dinner. Amazing the great food they can get out of such a small chicken. A little tough to get to but worth it. I wish it had been light so we could see the dramatic view.

Thank turtle722
Ball Ground, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2012

The place was airconditioned, clean and our waitres was very friendly. She gave us some good suggestions on what to order from the lunch menu. Liked it so much, we went back that same evening.

Thank PattyBurda
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Great food and desserts. Go before the sun sets so you can see the ocean. Great service! Everyone was so friendly and they have lots of people that can speak english which was great for us. Lots of employees for a small place. Can not say anything negative about this place. Go for the food and scenery. Definitely a place... More 

Thank Jenn3031
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2012

liked the great food, pools and view. will surely go back

Panama City, Panama
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2011

Villa Romana is my go-to restaurant in Pedasí. Off the beat and track and nestled on the ocean, the fifteen-minute drive out of the city center is more than worth it. Fresh fruit, homemade omelettes and piping hot coffee for breakfast while you watch the waves roll in and head upstairs for a quick nap in a hammock; watching Romulo... More 

Thank KristenElizabeth
Miami, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2011

this place is off the beaten track (15 mn drive from pedasi) on the ocean. the food is good, the view beautiful and the people very nice. the road to get there is a rather bumpy durt road so SUVs are a clear plus.

Thank fred10021

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Restaurant Details

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