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“Great Pizza and Cheap Cold beers, fast wifi, with a local yacht club feel!”
Review of Casa Vela

Casa Vela
Ranked #6 of 15 Restaurants in Portobelo
Price range: US$3 - US$25
Description: direct at the Waterfront
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Description: direct at the Waterfront
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This Sail Loft is also a restaurant beer serving up awesome pizzas and Ice Cold beers at very reasonable prices. A little tricky to find by land (easier by boat as its right on the water) but totally worth the effort. The owners and Chef are super friendly too. Best value in Portobelo.

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Thank kirkalittle
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This restaurant was recommended by an expat resident we met on the chicken bus and he guided us to it after giving us a short tour of Portobelo.
We enjoyed the best freshly made pizza we have had for years - do take the fully loaded option - and sensibly priced cold beers, while chatting with the cook about his sailing adventures. It is totally casual, with great waterfront views across the bay.

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I was here three years ago and return to be pleasantly surprised to find the same wonderful food and people. Ray and Birgit do a great job keeping people fed and their new chef Reed makes amazing pizza. Plus you have great views of the bay right off their patio!

Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

This place is a little hard to find but worth the effort!! The food was fantastic. I ate here twice and ordered the lunch special which was roast beef. It was cooked in such a tasty sauce. The second time I ordered pumpkin soup and it was spiced perfectly. They carry lots of pizza options, however I didn't have any. My friend did order it and said it was very good. Another win win is the restaurant is on the water.

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Thank mtkkautzmann
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Brigit and Ray run a really friendly restaurant and bar where you will often find people from all over the world sharing tales over a beer.
There is a real community spirit here and everyone is happy to offer a helping hand or just share local knowledge with you.
I ordered a spring roll and fries and I was amazed that it was all home made and truly delicious. David ordered the German burger which was huge and just as good! With drinks it came to a grand total of about $13!
If you are looking for a cheap yummy meal in a great atmosphere you will find it here.

Thank DavidH15699
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