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“Excellent choice”
Review of Villa de la Selva - CLOSED

Villa de la Selva
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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.
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent choice”
Reviewed November 30, 2013

This beautiful little restaurant is truly a gem in Ixtapa. The setting is gorgeous, right on a hill over looking the ocean, and the ambience is so peaceful and romantic. The food is amazing, so well prepared and presented, and the service is top notch. This restaurant is a wonderful experience all around, and worth every pesos, we will certainly return.

  • Visited November 2013
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2 Thank albertansalberta
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Ixtapa, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fell short of expectations”
Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

A pleasant location but so dark! While it might be romantic it is surely nice to be able to see what you are eating, especially as presentation is a big part of a restaurant like this. The servers were courteous but not very friendly. The pre-appetizer cheese straws were devine! Generally, the food was ok but nothing amazing and went cold quickly as we guess the tables are some way from the kitchen and the natural ocean breezes aided the process.
We had found much better value at a number of other restaurants in Ixtapa. I'm sure the view from the table during the day would be impressive but we won't be going back anytime soon to find out

Visited November 2013
2 Thank Kevin M
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Pascal D, Gerente at Villa de la Selva, responded to this review, January 14, 2014
Greetings from the Villa de la Selva Ixtapa Team.
We would like to thank you for your comments and suggestions.
Our quality assurance department invests time in carefully reviewing every detail, no matter how small it is, to correct it and sort it thouroughly ,in order to ensure our guests with the best quality service.
Satisfaction of our guests is our most important goal,and your feedback will help us fulfill oour high standards.

Best regards

Pascal Díaz Durán

Operations Manager

Villa de la Selva Restaurant
Ixtapa,Gro. MX
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful view and sunsets”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Upscale, quiet, and subdued but not snooty. Great food and service. Reservations strongly recommended. A bit of a chore to get too if you don't know where it is but the taxi drivers know of it so no worries. Can get by with nice shorts and a collared shirt.

Visited November 2012
3 Thank Joliet_Jake2013
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Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Awesome food, view service”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Loved the fish trio. This is very romantic. We saw a man propose during dinner! Not cheap, but absolutely at the top of the list in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.

  • Visited December 2012
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3 Thank Chris S
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Huntington Beach, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“view to die for”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

this place will take all your stress in life and make it disappear. I have been here now 5 times, I come for the best romantic dinner, the best new years party, just to enjoy an evening with great food and perfect views, it doesn't get any better than this.

  • Visited January 2013
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4 Thank livingood32
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