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“Good meal, good time”

La Ruina Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Nueva Gorgona
Price range: US$4 - US$15
Cuisines: Seafood, Central American, Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Pacific Coast Restaurant/Bar in an historical building serving fresh seafood and original homemade platters for fair prices.
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We ate at La Ruina last Friday night (May 16) and the meal was good and reasonably priced. It is off season here in Gorgona so there are not many people round. We liked that we could walk to La Ruina from where we are staying. Frank and Delsee where great hosts. After our meal, Frank showed us around the grounds, told us e history of the buildings and pointed out the various types of trees. We will be in Gorgona until July 12 so I'm sure we will go back to la Ruina (and I'm looking forward to it).

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Thank Suzi J
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

My wife and I were wandering aroung Gorgona on our second day in the village when we spotted La Ruina on a corner. The place looked good so we went back later for dinner. Much to our surprise the owner came immediately to our table and welcomed us. The menu is not complex so ordering was quick and easy. We both ordered filets of fish with thier garlic sauce. We each had a vegetable and a small salad. It all came on one platter and all of it was very delicious. Frank stopped several times and discussed the history of the building which is quite old and needed quite a bit of renovation, which he did himself. The staff was very friendly and efficient. Our evening was very reasonable and a lot of fun. Try it when in Gorgona or Coronado, Panama.

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Reviewed 29 March 2014

We felt so catered to in this family run restaurant! Try the fresh corvina, or my husband's favourite, the curry chicken! They even ask you what kind of music you like to hear !

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1  Thank albertansalberta
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Very clean, good home cooked meals, good value! Owners are very involved, the wife cooks and the husband takes your order, explains how the food is prepared and is very pleasant and helpful. We enjoyed our visit to this restaurant and plan to return.

Thank Barb C
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Reviewed 14 March 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at La Ruina. Frank was a great host and also educated us about the building. His wife is a terrific chef and her Flan was the best. We hope that many more Americans will seek out this great restaurant located in a quiet neighborhood.

Thank maryanneb731
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