Vista del Mar
Vista del Mar is a quality paladar that has been around for many years. The main restaurant is on the 2nd floor of an attractive Miramar residence that looks out to sea. Sitting on the smallish balcony of the restaurant, it is easy to imagine just how glamorous this stretch of real estate was before the Revolution. Each house has its own pool right on the ocean and into which waves crash on a regular basis. Most of Vista del Mar’s neighbouring pools look run-down; that of the Vista del Mar looks the image of shimmering perfection complete with the odd turtle which is let loose to do a few laps.
This is an open, airy place, which gives a spacious feeling and is one of the few places where you can really feel the pull of the ocean. Service is excellent, competent, experienced.
The food is decent. Octopus is something of a speciality but there is a reasonable selection of dishes, which are done well, everything from a pork chop to lobster tails. They make mean sangria and one of the best Daiquiris. Go at sunset for the ocean view and if you are to believe Elena take some earplugs or tip large and early for some peace and quiet!