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“Beautiful, charming and romantic with exceptional food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Villa Valentina Restaurant

Villa Valentina Restaurant
Villa Valentina | Carretera Transpeninsular Km 31.5, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican, Pub
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Baja Regional Cusine
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“Beautiful, charming and romantic with exceptional food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

Enter down an interesting corridor, almost a cobblestone alley to a secluded outdoor square with great lights and seating, not what I expected from the location, truly a fantastic surprise. The food was exceptional. We came back the next night for desert and port and were just as pleased. The owner Daniel was great despite some problems with the credit card machine.

About the food: the lentil Hummus served with the chips was amazing. my tortilla soup was beautifully presented with fresh cut ingredients on the side and the soup poured into the terrine table side and the fish of the day was unique and delicious.

I'd say you must eat here. Enjoy!

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“The Best Kept Secret in cabo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Villa valentina has the right formula. The food is authentic and beautifully prepared. A great selection of wines can be had from the menu or you can wander into the wine store next to the restaurant where they are happy to be helpful in choosing a wine that will complement your meal. The staff are charming and attentive. And all of this takes place in a beautiful environment that is tastefully decorated and acts as an additional assault on the senses.
This is a restaurant not to be missed.

  • Visited November 2012
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Laguna Beach, California
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“What a nice surprise!!! Exceptional Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I had heard about this restaurant from a fellow traveler who raved about their food and atmosphere. I had been to the store next door several times, but had never stopped to eat at the restaurant. First, the restaurant is set in an outdoor courtyard and is very charming. I would be comfortable taking my family to this restaurant, or taking my wife for a romantic night out. It has a very comfortable feel and the food was exceptional. The waiter made several recommendations and they were all excellent. It was so good, I almost went back for dinner the very next night! I would highly recommend this restaurant based on my experience.

Visited December 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“A Perfect Hideaway for the romantic & the foodie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Nestled in the intriguing and beautifully appointed courtyard of the collection of interior design, art and wine shops that comprise Villa Valentina, the Villa Valentina Restaurant is an ever evolving delight for the foodie and the romantic. WIth a delicious farm to table menu, just caught fish, and a wine list that is quite excellent (thanks to the contributions of a very selective on-site wine shop), and an ambience that is elegant and authentic feeling, an evening at this restaurant is one to be savored. Visitors to Los Cabos and residents alike will revel in the treat that is Villa Valentina.

  • Visited November 2012
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PaellaDaniel, Owner at Villa Valentina Restaurant, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Dear Sir;

We thank your for the detailed review, and we are glad you had a pleasant experience dining with us. I have to say that if I had to pick the best review title, yours would be it! Hope to greet you at the restaurant on your next visit to Los Cabos.

All the very best, and happy holidays;

Villa Valentina Restaurante
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Palm Springs, California
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“charming courtyard restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

lovely courtyard restaurant where you dine outside. Food excellent-including local seafood in sophisticated sauces, good wine list and Mexican beers available. The brother owns and operates the restaurant; by all means ask him what he recommends! Elsewhere in the courtyard his artist-sister has an art gallery showing her remarkable paintings.There is also a store containing unique decorative items from Mexico and South America which my husband calls the best shop he has ever been in...Well worth a visit

  • Visited December 2012
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