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Pizza Gavilan

Via Dr. Belisario Porras | Venao Beach, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
+507 6245-2342
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (34 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“great view” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Dr. Belisario Porras | Venao Beach, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach pies and pasta dishes, and super breakfast. We really enjoy this laid back yet clean and fresh venue. The coffee may not be one of my favorites, but it'll do just fine. They have great local beers and one of the best views...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful lunch at Playa venao. The prices are good and you get a big crispy pizza with different add ons. We also eat breakfast in only 4 dollars per person with amazing bread.

Thank Esti T
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Great service, incredible music and view and the best food in the area. There's a surf camp just next to pizza gavilan that is also really cool.

Thank EriitheD
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It's nice to find a place with such relaxing atmosphere, great food and easy on the pocket, had an amazing pasta, pizza is homemade just perfect, friendly staff, very clean with a wonderful sea view, would defenetly go back for another mojito and that amazing...More

Thank surflover2018
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly fast service, English speaking staff, very clean. The peporioni pizza was as good as good as in Italy and you can't beat the view, directly on the Pacific ocean. Lunch for two was $9.00.

Thank kelliegalleglyccc
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious - we had pizza and tacos, both had lots of flavor and the portion sizes were generous. Service was quick and professional and the atmosphere is wonderful. Amazing setting with ocean right in front of you.

Thank Gretchen R
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Beautiful views, delicious food with huge portions, lovely friendly staff, chilled vibes, great selection of drinks. Highly recommend! =]

Thank SenkaMot
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We saw so many signs for this restaurant, on the side of the road, we had to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised. We even made a second trip. The pina coladas were also very good. Great scenery on the beach.

Thank Lillian S
John B, General Manager at Pizza Gavilan, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi, thanks so much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed yourself. Although I see you've marked it as a "1 Star" experience even though you seem to have had a great time. Was there possibly a mistake?"

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Nice fish tacos and pizzas. Great view, quiet and nice for a drink at night.. will return next time I am in Venao.

Thank Maria Gabriela D
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We had a pepperoni and onion pizza, it was very good although after returning to our rooms we both agreed we should have ask for some of it to go, we had a carb overload going on. Service was good, pizza was great!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dr. Belisario Porras | Venao Beach, Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi  >  Playa Venao
  • Phone Number: +507 6245-2342
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Pizza Gavilan is a beach style pizzeria with a delicious variety of Pizza, Tacos, Pasta, Burgers, Salads and mouth watering desserts! Stop by fresh out of the water after a session for a natural fruit juice or come a little later and enjoy a range of specialty cocktails, home made wine, flavored rum and more! Breakfast everyday from 8:30 to 10:30 We deliver all over Playa Venao!
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