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El Sitio

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Main Road from Pedasi, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
+507 832-1010
00:00 - 23:59
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Pedasi, Panama
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Sitio ! Great place at Playa Venao with good food,good music,nice people ,surf ,fun ,chill out ,the best sunset and beautiful view, love it ❤️

Thank Sigrun608
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is amazing. It is pricy but it is worth it. I would recommend their cerviche. It is the best.

Thank berbeltravel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

During our 10 day stay, we eat there most of the time. Every day something. The place has amazing salads, and special dishes. All fresh and made to perfection. I am hard to please and love to change the menu, and they were very cooperative. Most recommend - Thai salad, Israeli salad, Tuna dish, Shakshuka with homemade bread, muzlie, and... More 

Thank Dana V
Alpine, UT
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Drove the 30 minutes from Pedasi down to Playa Venao and fell upon this lovely thatched roofed restaurant overlooking the beautiful mellow surfing beach. Food was fantastic. I had the chicken curry with pineapple rice and my wife had the grilled veggies with corn polenta. Awesome and great service to boot!

Thank AlpineWorldTravelers
Managua, Nicaragua
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I don't mind paying for food, but paying for good food. The food is pretty average and just does not worth the price. The is not great either, is from regular to bad. They have good customer service.

Thank diopinzon
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had the sesame tuna for lunch, it was fantastic. Generally a bit understaffed so the meal process took awhile, but overall everything we had tasted great.

1 Thank 23614max
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't eat, but just had a couple beers. Cool music and comfy lounge chairs with an awesome view of the beach and surfers. If we ever made it back to the area, think we would stay at this hotel ... prime location right on the beach!

Thank Fomocolovesu
Boquete, Panama
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was by far the best breakfast we had living in Panama in over a year. Had the Shakshuka - Israeli style eggs in a tomato bell pepper stew in a little skillet with home made bread. The blend of spices were mouthwatering and it was done in no time. My wife had waffles with nutella, ice cream and banana... More 

Thank Alex P
Sarasota, Florida
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418 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice open air restaurant in a surf hostel at Playa Venao, Panama. We asked for very rare and thats what we got. It was delicious. My wife's octopus ceviche was also very good.

Thank John D
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I was surprised to see all the oriental dishes in this menu. My seared tuna was fresh and delicious. The oriental salad with it was fantastic. You can not beat the location. Right on the beach, Playa Venao. The service was very nice. The serving staff was helpful and very friendly. We had breakfast and dinner there as we were... More 

Thank RinaColorado

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Bar, Seafood, International, Pub, Fusion
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road from Pedasi, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi  >  Playa Venao
  • Phone Number: +507 832-1010
El Sitio Hotel de Playa Venao is located in Playa Venao right on the water! Expect to sink into the comfort and fine amenities of our Hotel and surrounding ambient, all well hidden into the Rustic Styling and authentic feeling of Panama Tropics. The compound of El Sitio features a World class Fine Restaurant, Bar, night life, Surf shop with surf board rentals and all the equipment you will need, surfing lessons, fishing tours, Turtle watching, horse riding, Sandy Beach, Swimming Pool and more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?