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Villa Deveena

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Los Pargos, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
+506 2653 2328
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Waterloo, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first ate here in 2013. The food and service were impressive. We returned in 2014, 2015 & 2016 but noticed as the years passed that the quality of the food declined dramatically and the service is inconsistent. We took my parents in 2014 & the food was over salted & the creme brûlée grainy. In Feb 2016, our last... More 

Thank Tbbsotwcd
Blaine, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on Villa Deveena on our last night in Playa Negra. We were lucky to find this gem and it was our best meal of the week. Great atmosphere, great service and great food. I highly recommend Villa Deveena.

Thank Dean W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals I have ever had located in a beautiful setting. I am torn between keeping this a secret and telling all my friends.

Thank tomvstheworld
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful dining experience at Villa Deveena. Every one was so accommodating for my husband and our wedding party. We could not have asked for a more perfect location to celebrate our wedding! Thank you all again! We will be back.

Thank Alyssa M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I really want to impress my Dental Tourism clients, once they get to my favorite beach for a visit, I like to take them to Villa sautéed. This is an amazing french restaurant located on a side road off the main road going through Los Pargos. This is the best breakfast in all of Guanacaste. Eggs Benedict, and they... More 

Thank jesliz
Leawood, Kansas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Deveena was our final dinner in Costa Rica, and it did not disappoint. They were very family friendly offering to make any dish kid friendly. The service was exceptional and the food was first class. Very quaint atmosphere.

Thank StacieTravels
Needham, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great dinner at Villa Deveena. More upscale than other places in the area - dishes were wonderful and served in a beautiful atmosphere. Somewhat difficult to find but worth it.

Thank rookie116
La Jolla, California
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Cleaned the dust off ourselves and decided to go for a nice dinner that was recommended. Absolutely pleased. Intimate setting, great service (Celile?) and delicious appetizers, main and dessert. Great pride and ingredients go into the dishes. Gracias!

Thank Kaquita66
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Having been to 50-60 different restaurants in Costa Rica over several trips I would definitely rank this as # 1. We started with cocktails that were incredibly good. I had the scallop risotto and my wife had the lobster risotto. Both were full of flavour and obviously very fresh. We finished with a cheese plate that was also very tasty.... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Ok... the road to this place is dusty Costa Rican massage but Deveena is worth the trip. We celebrated our anniversary here and had a fabulous meal. The owner Patrick is a terrific french trained chef - serving up dishes that rival Jean George. We had his grouper dish... terrific flavor and presentation. Service was great. Merci Iska and Cecila... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 2328

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