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Maito

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Final de la Calle 50 | 4to Local a Mano Izquierda, Panama City 081602944, Panama
(507) 391-4657
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 35
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Loved the food and service! Upon entering I was offered valet parking and then seated immediately. The waiter, though new, was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Dorian red wine and the taquitos de cerdo was a tasty appetizer. Very crunchy, the way I like it. The calamares rellenos con risottos were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
inHim555
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food and service! Upon entering I was offered valet parking and then seated immediately. The waiter, though new, was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Dorian red wine and the taquitos de cerdo was a tasty appetizer. Very crunchy, the way I like it. The calamares rellenos con risottos were outstanding! strange looking but so tasty! Dessert was a banana... More 

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Thank inHim555
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was, overall, our best dining experience in Panama City. The food was uniformly sophisticated and delicious. The celebrated dessert were the only disappointment. Too sweet for my taste. The place is lovely but not easy to find. A worthy trip for anyone wanting a good culinary experience.

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Thank David G
West New York, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to dine at Maito's based on other trip advisor reviews and our desire to enjoy a creative dining experience . Four of us enjoyed four different entrees and two appetizers. The lamb bacon soft taco appetizer was outstanding. The clam filled dumpling very good. Of the entrees ordered the dishes noted in reco,mended rushes were more delicious. I... More 

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Thank NJBAM
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

To Begin: The interior of the restaurant is a bit chilly, so one might prefer the shaded terrace seating, overlooking the entryway and a small garden. Everybody was very helpful and attentive, bringing out delicous pretzel-esque breadsticks and soft rolls, both hot and crispy enough, yet not dry, with an unsalted whippe butter/cream. Entrées: A goat cheese salad with an... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I think that is the best restaurant in Panama!!! Black risotto and salat with palma-OMG!!! I celebrated my birthday !!!

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Thank yoli-gonza
Boca Raton, FL
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Restaurant is nice. Pretty décor. Food is fine. Portions were very generous. Especially liked the appetizers and dessert.

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Thank OrangeJuice07
Moscow
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Excellent meal from start to finish. We've been to several of the restaurants that rank above Maito and after last night's meal are convinced the rankings are wrong. Maito is definitely a top 5! We shared the palmito salad and sorpressa unido dessert and enjoyed 2 well priced entrees in between. Can't wait to go back. Service was very good... More 

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Thank G-L-E-E-C
Geneva, Switzerland
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Trendy spot with good recommendations and good food. We were not disappointed. They know how to make a killer gin tonic. Service was good. Tuna tartare and ceviche maracuya were excellent. Same for the squid. Salmon was just ok. The chocolate dessert was creative and good. I think it's a very nice respite from the hit or miss Panama eating... More 

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Thank Xaviero76
Panama City, Panama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I've been 3 times to this restaurant for business dinner. The food is acceptable but not overwhelming as many panamanians said

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Thank Malvina A
Panama City, Panama
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great service, delightful food, pleasant environment. You could have a conversation easily and enjoy the time with others. Grilled fish is delicious, tasty appetizers, and nice wine selection as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Final de la Calle 50 | 4to Local a Mano Izquierda, Panama City 081602944, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: (507) 391-4657

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?