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Panama

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Garzas, Mazatlan ., Mexico
(669) 913-6977
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 41
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Denny's of Mexico

The food at Panama is very good. My wife and I like to call this restaurant the "Denny's of Mexico." The restaurant has a variety of dishes from sandwiches to all kinds of plate meals. The milkshakes and flavored coffees are the best, and the dessert cart that comes by your table periodically has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
philiph657
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Tx
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Tx
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The food at Panama is very good. My wife and I like to call this restaurant the "Denny's of Mexico." The restaurant has a variety of dishes from sandwiches to all kinds of plate meals. The milkshakes and flavored coffees are the best, and the dessert cart that comes by your table periodically has "to die for" sweets!

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I stop every time I go to Mazatlan at least once at the Panama Restaurant and Bakery. I have always had a good meal here, and my last was the fish tacos which were excellent. I bought a cake this time for a friend's birthday, and it was fantastic! I wish I had one of these near my home in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We decided to eat here because it is rated as one of the top 10 restaurants and I was resistant because I normally prefer smaller places that are not chains. It lived up to my expectations. Nothing extraordinary here. The service was difficult. We were given a waitress that did not speak English even though we look very touristy. That... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very popular with the local Mexican population. Good food at reasonable prices. Very clean. It can be a little difficult when your server does not speak English, but there is an English menu, which helps. Excellent espresso drinks. Be sure to save room for something from the dessert trolley. I recommend the guava pie.

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Lethbridge, AB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Had supper at the Panama..it's a airy well lit family restaurant in the golden zone. A great variety of food and menus in both English and spanish. Food is really good. Prices are not too bad either. Our server Claudia took good care of us. There is an on site bakery. Watch out for the roving dessert cart. Lol. Go... More 

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Mazatlan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We always seem to choose Panama for our out of town family breakfasts. They have a very extensive menu (Mexican) to choose from. That way everyone is pleased. As busy as they may be; that is always a table available.

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Torreon, Mexico
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37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had breakfast here on April 19th, it's definitely one of the best places to go in Mazatlan. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. They have a lot of options to choose from, I asked for the Pio Pio combination, I also asked for a milkshake, everything we asked for was very good

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Have been before. This time ordered to be brought to hotel the tres leche cake. It is so delicious. If you have never tried you must. Also had the cheese cake.both delicious.

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Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

very good restaurant, sometimes crowded but it worth it! The food, the bread, the coffee and deserts are excellent. Very clean and fast service. The Tostadas, Caldo de Res (meat and vegetables soup) Cocorchata, Mojito are excellent. Ideal for breakfast!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Chain restaurant with great sandwiches American style. They also serve breakfast and Mexican food as well. I've only been to the centro location, but on a hot day the air conditioning is mucho appreciated!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Garzas, Mazatlan ., Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: (669) 913-6977

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 100
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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