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Interanamerican Highway | Entrance of Santa Clara beach resort, Santa Clara, Panama
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Description: It never had been reviewed and is a great restaurant that I recomend to...
It never had been reviewed and is a great restaurant that I recomend to all my freinds.
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best place in the area

We have eating here many times. This time we took our friends from Atlanta. They loved the local cuisine! Chalkboard menu with specials that are fresh and amazing! Only complaint it's hot no AC but at night it is tolerable. Food worth the inconvenience...enjoy!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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New paltz
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have eating here many times. This time we took our friends from Atlanta. They loved the local cuisine! Chalkboard menu with specials that are fresh and amazing! Only complaint it's hot no AC but at night it is tolerable. Food worth the inconvenience...enjoy!

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Naperville, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife, daughter and I passed this restaurant while driving from Pedasi to Panama City. On the outside, it does not look like much, but once you go in, it is cool and comfortable. The staff speaks a little English, but it helps if you know Spanish. I ordered flounder, Catalan-style, which was incredibly good. My daughter ordered ceviche and... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Nice little restaurant. Good menu that is displayed on a large board that is brought to each table. Good friendly service.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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327 reviews 327 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

During our four night stay at Santa Clara Beach, we dined twice at Xoco. On our first visit, I ordered the grilled red snapper (pargo) with olive oil and garlic served with mashed potatoes. My husband had the spagghettini with fruta di mare (seafood ). On our second evening, we ordered the Peruvian ceviche, the Valenciana paella (seafood, chicken and... More 

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Terrace, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great service ,English spoken by waiters is not bad at all , awesome food , fair price , we got more food then any of the 4 of us could eat , it's easy to get to from highway and lots of parking

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Miami, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

There is not much in the immediate area. This restaurant does not offer much but basic fare. Not too many choices in the immediate area

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Pickering, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was very good. We went for dinner in the evening.Try the salted shrimp.The menu was extensive.The owners very pleasant,,and service was good.

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We popped in for lunch on our way back to PC. All dishes were good, particularly the nuanced flavor of the ceviche frito. Like everywhere, difficult to get your veg in. Service was pleasant, albeit slow, but hey, Panama! As other reviewers have said, it looks much better from the inside. Don't think they spoke much English, but didn't try... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Excellent fried fish, meat was ok. Good and fast service. Speak English. Place looks better from inside than outside. We sat towards the second entry where the heat came in. Next time we will eat in the climatised room.

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Alvin, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Maybe its just a Texas thing but I don't like fish to arrive on the table The place looks like a strip club from the outside but the inside is very ethnic and inviting complete with the owners toddler running around barefoot offering smiles and giggles. Most of our party enjoyed their food, particularly the Paella but don't order the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Interanamerican Highway | Entrance of Santa Clara beach resort, Santa Clara, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Santa Clara

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Description

It never had been reviewed and is a great restaurant that I recomend to all my freinds.

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