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“A Must See and Must eat in Ixtapa!”
Review of Villa de la Selva - CLOSED

Villa de la Selva
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, 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.
Reviewed February 23, 2014

Villa De La Selva is a beautiful, romantic spot with wonderful food and impeccable service. Attention to detail in food preparation and professionalism in service goes along with the spectacular view. The ceasar salad is made tableside and gives a generous portion of lettuce leaves covered in a unique and tastly ceasar dressing. All four of us ordered shrimp steak (which is not on the menu) and the chief was accomadating to prepare it for us especially. I felt the wine list could have included more selections from the California vitners. The dessert menu includes coffee flamed at the table. Not only was the food superb, but the unique preparation made the entire evening very memorable.

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Reviewed February 22, 2014

This is my second review of Villa de la Selva - we returned here for our last dinner after a week in Ixtapa. Simply put, this is one of the best places I have ever eaten and it is my wife's favourite restaurant anywhere. The wine is still pricey but overall you really can't quibble about prices here for what you get: outstanding service, excellent food and some of the best views in town. No great sunset views tonight because of the clouds, but still great views of the ocean. Overall, we paid $160 USD for dinner, wine and tip, which is what I would pay for an equivalent meal back home.
I acknowledge that this place isn't for everyone; you can find excellent quality food at a dozen or more places in Ixtapa or Zihua, most of which will also have superb service. But if you want a memorable dining experience or a special night out, give this place a try and I doubt that you will be disappointed.

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Thank baldman19
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Quite pricey for what you get. Service was good up until we wanted the bill and that took forever! Go to Coconuts in Zihua for better food, Quique's in Ixtapa for as good food at way better prices or Restaurant Kaukan in Zihua for an even more beautiful sunset view from high on the hillside over Zihua Bay.

Thank PennyV63
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

This restaurant is literally on the side of a mountain, you enter through a door and you are outside again and the entire view of the ocean is what you see. You walk down two sets of stone steps, not a place to go if you have mobility issues, and see the ocean, the beaches, other small islands, incredible! Make sure you come here when it is light out because when the sun drops into the ocean the view is gone, they even use flashlights so you can read your menu! The food portions were a bit small for the men but everything was delicious and presented very nicely. We have been all over Italy and ambience of this restaurant is just as beautiful as anything there. a really magical memorable place.

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Thank barb7torontotoronto
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Reviewed February 10, 2014

Our first but not last visit to this restaurant! Beautiful view and romantic at sunset. The staff was friendly and we enjoyed a wonderful meal!

Thank iowann
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