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El Sitio

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Seafood, International, Fusion
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Main Road from Pedasi, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
507-832-10-10
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: El Sitio Hotel de Playa Venao is located in Playa Venao right on the...
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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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place for a few drinks

This place has on the left side a restaurant area with some good options to eat. And on the right side there is a bar to have a few drinks, hanging out with your couple or friends. Mojito and Daiquiri are awesome, you should try them!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Willian S
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Pedasi is a nice place but not to much alternatives to go for a nice food. El Sitio makes the difference. Food and services are excellent and if wheather helps, the sea breese will maje the experience unforgetable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Delicious food! We were so happy to find this place, we ate breakfast and dinner there. The shakauka was our favourite and on the evenings we tried diffent things and each time was a success.

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Maui
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Playa Venao was once a gorgeous spot, and where El Sitio sits, a great spot to enjoy the surf and people. The mangroves around El Sitio have been destroyed, taking with it the great natural feel Playa Venao once had. Having said that, if you are to dine at El Situo, the setting is comfortable, service is good, and the... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant directly on the beach at Playa Venao. The menu is varied, the food is great although a bit pricier than in the town of Pedasi. Sit and enjoy a cocktail overlooking the surfers doing their thing on the Pacific Ocean. I recommend the cerviche:) it's excellent!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place has on the left side a restaurant area with some good options to eat. And on the right side there is a bar to have a few drinks, hanging out with your couple or friends. Mojito and Daiquiri are awesome, you should try them!

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Ashkelon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very good food in El Sitio. Excellent hotel . Fast wifi. Very very good place to stay with friends, family or wife alone

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Panama City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Overall I have to say that I was pretty impressed with the food. It's definitely better than it needs to be considering you're on a beach in the middle of no where. The presentation of the food was really pretty and everything was quite well seasoned. Unfortunately they left the tuna off our Asian salad and then still charged us... More 

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Brantford ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

this restaurant is located right on the Playa Venao Beach..it is nothing short of stunning! They have very comfortable seating on an open but covered deck...you can sit and watch the waves all day! Excellent drinks, smoothies and Ceviche. We enjoyed a very nice lunch and day at this restaurant.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Small portions and Super expensive... 12 dollars for this mini burger and about 10 french fries....Dont go here to eat or drink

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were at Playa Venao for 3 nights and El Sitio had the best food by far, hands down. The polenta with grilled veggies $10, fettuccine with veggies and fillet of fish were all excellent dishes. Prices are reasonable, you can watch the sunset while eating and the service was fast and efficient. Definitely would eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

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: 507-832-10-10

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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