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“Overpriced” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Villa de la Selva

Villa de la Selva
Paseo de la Roca Lote-D, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40884, Mexico
(52) 755 5530 362
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Ranked #3 of 71 Restaurants in Ixtapa
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Villa de la Selva offers three terraces with views of the ocean. The restaurant has a casual ambience and serves contemporary and international cuisine. With twenty-five years of high quality service, the staff is experts at hosting weddings and the most romantic dinners in Ixtapa. El restaurante consta de tres terrazas con vista al mar al descubierto. El ambiente es casual y nuestra cocina es contemporanea e internacional. Veinte-cinco anos de servicio respaldan nuestra calidad, expertos en bodas y eventos los atardeceres mas bellos de Ixtapa disfrutando de una cena romantica.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

The setting is gorgeous, but the food is way overpriced. The quality is acceptable, but I can get much better at 1/3 the price in Philadelphia. Lamb chops were cooked perfectly, but sauce tasted like something out of a jar. I can cook much better than this. Ceviche was good, but nothing special. It is surprising that for this type of location and these prices they cannot find someone in Mexico that can cook better. I would recommend they try to lure someone for Puerta Villarta (sp?)

Visited December 2012
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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Dinner with friends”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

The food and service were excellent!!! We had the calamari and assorted tuna appetizer. For dinner I had the Risotto with Shrimp and my husband had Surf and Turf. My friend had the best meal which was the veal. We finished with an assortment of desserts. Nothing was bad and the seanery and ambiance excellent!

Visited January 2013
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“SPECIAL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Villa de la Selva will always be one of our favorite upscale restaurants in the area.

Atmosphere is the best. We always go in time for the sunset.

Food is always excellent; with impeccable service.

Just hoping they will have some gluten free meal options this year.

If you are blessed to be traveling to this beautiful area of the world (Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, MX) and want a memorable dining experience you MUST make Villa de la Selva your choice!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Distrito Federal, Mexico
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Top notch, but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This is by far one of the must places in ixtapa. Beautiful views -specially if you come early for sunset-, great service and really good food. My only regrets are that the portions are waay too small (I like men size portions) and prices are on the high side. All in all you will have a wonderful experience and the musician is also very good.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great settings, great food, coffee too expensive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Only 2 comments: the hostess at the entrance could smile, and since the tables are a bit far and with stairs, it seems that bothers her, she could send us with the waiter.waiters are correct, a bit too serious.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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