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Xoko or Xocho Restaurant

Interanamerican Highway | Entrance of Santa Clara beach resort, Santa Clara, Panama
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations
Description: It never had been reviewed and is a great restaurant that I recomend to all my freinds.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: It never had been reviewed and is a great restaurant that I recomend to all my freinds.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boquete, Panama
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We noticed this restaurant from the highway when we initially passed it and then when it was highly recommended by the B&B where we're staying, we went back to try it for dinner. It's the bottom of low season here so we had the restaurant to ourselves but it was still a great dining experience. The staff and owner were... More

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Espoo, Finland
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Went here after hearing a recommendation from a local. Good goat cheese salad though the lettuce had seen better days. Good steak and an ok spaghetti fritti di mare though the spaghetti sauce could have tasted a bit more flavourful. Tasted more like fish than anything else (and yes I know it is a frutti di mare sauce but still..).... More

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El Palmar, Panama
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We would highly recommend for dinner - needed a change of pace since many restaurants in Coronado are closed on Monday night. So we ventured 30 mins away to find a very good restaurant. We had prawns and corvina as our main dish both were excellent. Save room for desert - best FLAN in the beach area. I would also... More

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Boston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We read the write-up in our trusted Lonely Planet which just said XOKO is a good place for tapas, and would not have gone there for dinner if we had not gotten recommendations from our hosts at Togo B&B. We went there for dinner and had the best, freshest fish prepared with grilled vegetables or any other choices. it was... More

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Chicago
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This restaurant was a short ten minute walk from Villa Botero where we were staying. Some of this best Spanish cuisine you will find anywhere in the world. Their tapas are unique!

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Great fresh food and terrific wine! Chef goes the extra mile to please his guests. We came back a few time and tried most of the menu!

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Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

I went to Xoco with my wife and we had a great dinner of corvina with garlic (sea bass), it was very good. Rolando, the chef was very friendly and stopped by our able to chat with us. He is Panamanian but studied cooking in Barcelona. We went there twice while we were staying in the area, the second night... More

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Panama City
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

If you are staying at the JW Marriott, Playa Blanca, Decamaron or other local hotels/resorts, this restaurant is definitely not to be missed. Located on the Interamericana Highway at the entrance to Santa Clara its a little noisy if you sit outside and lacking a bit in atmosphere on the inside, but the food more than makes up for it.... More

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Panama City
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Incredible seaffod. Excellent service compared with other retaurants in the area. You cannot leave the place without trying the starter "almejas (clams) in vino blanco" We loved the Paella too. I would of course stop again there.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Visited this place yesterday March 30, 2013 for lunch. The place was almost empty yet it took them forever to come to our table. We ordered a meal for my son, who has special needs, and asked the waiter to please serve him first because he was hungry. My sister and I ordered too but told him we could wait,... More

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