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Villa Deveena

Los Pargos, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
+506 2653 2328
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Los Pargos, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Takes some finding... but in the middle of the jungle just back from the surfing beach of playa negra is this amazing place run by Patrick Jamon who cooked at the White House for four presidents before decamping here and building this restaurant with rooms...More

Thank Longman1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of seven women dined here on the last day of our week in playa Negra. What a find! Our server was attentive and explained everything, the menu had so many interesting choices and the cocktails were incredible. While we usually do not order...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is lovely and romantic. Tables are spaced far enough so that the large boisterous group next to us did not bother us. Our server, though new, was personable, knowledgable and efficient. The food is very good and one of the top restaurants in...More

Thank pacyabags
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This was our 2nd trip to Villa Deveena. It is truly one of the best restaurants we have visited - and that's compared to places in Los Angeles, London and Paris. The food is amazing. The wine list is spectacular. We never expected the selection...More

Thank janethompson2018
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We stopped at this restaurant by accident, because we went to Playa Avellanas and the famous Lola's restaurant @Avellanas was not good enough (basic menu with high prices) and we just stopped by 3 others restaurants but not seafood in the menu and finally the...More

Thank desanchez53
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Everything was fantastic. Killer wine list if you are into that and warm, friendly super knowledgeable service. Can't go wrong...

Thank VintageWineNapa
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The dinner we had here easily ranks in the top 10 best meals I've eaten in my life. The braised short ribs were incredibly tender and in a delicious sauce, served with potatoes gratin and steamed vegetables. We had popcorn shrimp as an appetizer- it...More

Thank jlambe2018
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We will pay to play as they say, but spending two weeks in Costa Rica, we found many wonderful meals with better ambience food, and service. People make a big deal over who this man has cooked for but I think he's living on his...More

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Beautiful setting with hands on service and a world class chef. Fresh local ingredients and the seafood preparations were excellent

Thank Ragushill
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our family went to Villa Deveena on our last night in Costa Rica and it lived up to all the hype. World class cuisine and very friendly service from the wait staff all the way up to the owners. Definitely a repeat engagement next time...More

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Kristin K
28 July 2016|
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Response from Matt V | Reviewed this property |
We literally walked in the first night in board shorts and a tee and it was fine but there were some people in nicer clothes. The owners were really cool and laid back though, so whatever you are comfortable wearing should... More
4 May 2016|
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Response from eacsmum | Reviewed this property |
The beautiful boutique hotel there is open over the Christmas holiday, so I would think so. You can contact them on website.(just google name) What a great setting for a Christmas lunch or dinner if open. Be sure to make a... More
falcon f
7 December 2015|
Response from Cynthia P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Villa Deevena's number is: 2653-2328 They are closed on Monday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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