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Xoko or Xocho Restaurant

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Interanamerican Highway | Entrance of Santa Clara beach resort, Santa Clara, Panama
+507 908-8090
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Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here before many times. Had not been here in a while and returned for the good food from past experience. Unfortunately it appears it has gone a bit downhill. They didn't have their BBQ chicken - the paella was bland in taste. The service was VERY lacking. It appears it's more food that was not available vs. what... More 

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margaritarouge, Propietario at Xoko or Xocho Restaurant, responded to this review
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Lo sentimos, espero poder servirles mejor en otra ocacion More 

Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch here. The decor was very basic in the side room to the right of the main entrance however the AC was so welcome! We enjoyed fish salad, fresh roast fish, squid/potato/paprika. All wonderfully prepared and presented.

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1 Thank Ken M
margaritarouge, Propietario at Xoko or Xocho Restaurant, responded to this review
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Agradezco su opinión sobre todo porque la semana pasada me encontraba de vacaciones. Pronto abra mejoras. Apreció mucho su opinión More 

Munich, Germany
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

During our stay in Farallon (Togo BnB) dining here was recommended by our host. The Restaurant owner and Chef took time explaining all the dishes and gave Great suggestions. The staff was Overall very friendly! We had a couple of tapas and the Fish of the day (mahi mahi, which is a dorade accompanied by yuca Fries), Great. The ceviche... More 

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Munich, Germany
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The place does not look like much from the outside, but inside one will find a spacious restaurant with a good selection of food and beverages. They make a fantastic paella as well as other seafood dishes. Best restaurant in Santa Clara!

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1 Thank Jagi2015
NYC
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467 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Had dinner here with friends. The restaurant is very pleasant, despite no air conditioning and service was great. We enjoyed baked camarones (small shrimp) cooked with garlic for appetizer. For entrée we all had grilled lenguado (sole) cooked with garlic, salt, pepper and a little oil. The fish was delicate and served with mashed potatoes and grilled vegetables. All were... More 

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1 Thank DrKatieRN
Odessa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This was nice for our ladies lunchoen. Food was good. service for a group of people done really well. I just don't care for rice pudding and that was the dessert.

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1 Thank MemaCayman
Lake Cowichan
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

4 of us had dinner, $60 USD tip included. Fish, the most delicious blue cheese burger, chicken, drinks and great service! Loved it, wish we could go back!

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1 Thank Allanfam8365
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

... I was craving a steak... told the chef I wanted a steak with some noodles and once again, the chef delivered! Perfect steak with a blue cheese sauce that went just as perfect with the noodles...So Good! Had the greek salad which was loaded with feta, olives, cucumbers and tomatoes- just right! Dessert was the crème Brule and was... More 

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Kitchener
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Great Service, hard to find a restaurant that can make a steak the way you want it in this country. My steak was rare and perfect just delightful. Prices were very fare and the waitress was attentive and pleasant. Will go again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Typical Panamanian restaurant, nothing fancy but good food. We ordered the Paella for 2 (seafood) and both enjoued it very much. Also had 2 types of bread, the garlic was better than the tomatoe. Staff and owner were very appreciative of us coming in, would consider going back, whcih I cant say about every restaurant here (traveling from the US)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Interanamerican Highway | Entrance of Santa Clara beach resort, Santa Clara, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +507 908-8090
Description
People like, just few mistases in 7 years.

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