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La Mexicanita

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Panama City, Panama
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good good, little expensive and friendly, but slow service

I think that a lot of the other reviewers have hit the nail on the head. The food here is pretty good - it won't blow your mind, but you won't leave disappointed either. There seemed to be only one waitress (very sweet) working the entire restaurant and we sat outside - probably our mistake. We... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I think that a lot of the other reviewers have hit the nail on the head. The food here is pretty good - it won't blow your mind, but you won't leave disappointed either. There seemed to be only one waitress (very sweet) working the entire restaurant and we sat outside - probably our mistake. We ended up going inside... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I've been going here for several years, typically 2-3 times a week when I'm in PTY. I gave a pretty good review a few years ago and really wish I could again but... Service and price have really dropped off the last year or so. As others have mentioned, if you arrive early and other tables fill up over the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I'm from Texas and have been searching panama city for good Mexican food. I found it here. Good Food at a Good Price and service that beats most Panamanian Restaurants. I go here weekly and always have an enjoyable experience !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Food and desserts are very good, but they had only one waitress. When we arrive were only two tables but suddenly many people arrived and were around nine tables.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

want cheap, fast mexican food, then come here. Cash or credit card. Been coming here for years (since 1999) and the food is still the same. The soft corn chicken tacos are good. But of course, I always get the taco salad because it has a bigger portion.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

There are several La Mexicanitas around the Panama City Area. They have limited seating but GOOD food. It is about the best Mecican food you will find here in Panama.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Once you get to the place...you are not sure if you made a wise choice....the restaurant needs a little better decoration and a renovation could do wonders for their buisness....but after you are there and settle to wait the food...it is ok.....don´t get me wrong...the place is preety clean and comfortable....just not great.... regarding the food.....that´s a whole different story...the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Visited it many years ago and then a few days ago. I had a Burrito but it was oke, had better ones in the past. The prices are ok, the service is good too but the menu can be more varied and more tasty.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

I am from Mexico, so I know a thing or two. This restaurant was decent Mexican food (very good if you consider its in Panama. However its just too pricey. Mexican food should be affordable unless its gourment, and this restaurant is not gourment. I only go when I really really miss decent tacos and burritos.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

I've been going here for a few years since I first discovered it on Calle Cinquenta though it's since moved to the little strip mall on the left just past Parque Urraca as you are walking from Ave. Balboa. It's small with perhaps 10 or so tables though there may more be more seating in the back. I can't say... More 

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Address: Panama City, Panama
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?