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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, 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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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    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:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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138 reviews 138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

You have to try the Shakshuka for breakfast. I will say is the best shakshuka I have tried. Much better than the famous Dr Shakshuka in Israel.

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Toronto, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

While we totally appreciated the kitchen accommodating an allergy, the service here was off base. We saw others (families with kids) arrive, order, eat and pay before we'd even gotten our meals. If our meal was delayed due to a special request, we should have been advised. Instead we were left wondering if we had been completely forgotten about. And... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The presentation of the food is great, very good variety and price. We tried the thai octopus, shrimp raviolis, sesame crusted tuna and chicken chutney. All great! Also the desserts are very tasty. Staff and atmosphere is really good!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The location on the beach is superb. The atmosphere and relaxed ambience. Assaf and Liraz the owners who serve and host beautifully. The food is good both local and international. an experience to return to many times

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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: Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, 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?