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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, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 32
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  • 6
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Another business dinner treat!

Visited with two colleagues on a recent business trip. We ordered the tasting menu and were very glad we did. Got to sample 7 great items -- 3 appetizers, 3 mains and 1 desert. Will definitely return next time I'm in Panama.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
RJ P
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Visited with two colleagues on a recent business trip. We ordered the tasting menu and were very glad we did. Got to sample 7 great items -- 3 appetizers, 3 mains and 1 desert. Will definitely return next time I'm in Panama.

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Chicago, IL
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My friends and I came here to celebrate two 30th birthdays. It is a bit difficult to find, and I found it helpful to take a screen shot of the location in Google Maps to show our driver. Even still, I had to use some of my mediocre Spanish skills to guide him during the last bit. The restaurant did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My partner and I made an 8:30 reservation and settled on a $55 prix Fixe menu which includes 3 appetizers, 2 fish dishes, 1 meat and a dessert. All were perfectly sized, well presented and delicious. This was a $20-30 savings per person. The ambience was nice but a bit austere. The restaurant was surprisingly empty on a Saturday night,... More 

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England
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We like the service. Staff were attentive and nice. We didn´t like the ambiance. The restaurant´s decor is OK, basic, without a personality. The food was OK, but I either too cold or too salty. It was just OK.

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Dublin, Ireland
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went here last week after reading the many rave reviews of the place. On entering I found the place bare and with very little atmosphere. My husband and I opted for the 7 course tasting menu. Cocktails are nice and service was good and we had great help from manager explaining menu. However - there is NO way this... More 

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Panama
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Enjoy what the chef has to offer. The menu is change once a year. Not that many restaurants change their menu offer. This one does. All appetizer, entrees and drinks are unique!! Enjoy fish, seafood and meats always with a touch of the traditional panamanian cusine.

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Santiago, Chile
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Fantastic food - I went with three other people and we all decided to have the tasting menu, which provided excellent value. Presentation was very nice, and every element on the plate had a flavor that contributed to the overall experience of the dish. The highlight for us was the Maitre d' - I can't remember his name (sorry!) but... More 

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Kiel
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

my favorite restaurant in Panama. they serve an awesome food with Panamaian influence and provide a great service with a fair cost.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

the dishes were not what the menu offered, quite curious, if yow know food, you get a surprise.Even though you get other thing than what you ordered, quality was very good

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Wonderful place, the atmosphere, the decoration ... etc. As for the quality of service, the service was good (not excelent). I waited a salt about 10 minutes. The food was unsalted and cold when I get to the table. I expected a bit more ...

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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 to 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?