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Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar

Calle 11 & Avenida B, Panama City 00507, Panama
507-228-7617
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Ranked #17 of 508 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Central American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Las Clementinas Cafe and Bar is an iconic restaurant in Casco Viejo. While the ambiance is distinctively Old Panama, our menu might be described as contemporary Panamanian comfort food. Our highest culinary priority is to use the best local, traditional ingredients we can find while exploring the medley of cultures that have made Panama one of the great cross roads of the world.
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We had the pork belly appetizer and Brie and plantain. Pork belly was amazing - don't recommend the plantain and Brie. We also had the Caribbean Stew with jumbo prawns, fish etc. it was excellent.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My girlfriend and I came on a quiet night and had a delicious dinner at the bar. The food was expertly prepared and innovative without being too overly avant-garde. The drinks were interesting and delicious. Afterwards, the bartender offered us a trip up to the rooftop patio for an excellent view of the city. Highly recommended!

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you for your review of our little place. We are so delighted that you enjoyed the food and agree that the view from our rooftop is one of the best in the city! Thank you again! More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had dinner at Las Clementinas in November 2014. It is by far the best meal my husband and I have had in Panama. Our starter of grilled plantain with Brie and cashews struck the right balance or salty and sweet. The vegetarian burger was tasty and moist, and the avocado on top a perfect addition. The pumpkin agnolotti was... More

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Such high praise, roam999! On behalf of all of us here at Las Clementinas, I appreciate so very much your incredibly kind words about your experience with us! Hopefully, you will find your way back to us one day. Cheers. More

Zagreb, Croatia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I am here at the moment, absolutely impressed and feeling excited about every little single detail I feel. In a word, this is a world-wide place of importance to any foodie to experience, and of every tourist coming to Panama. Even the less genuine dishes have absolutely genuine ingredients... Service is quick, friendly and soo skilled in experience providing that... More

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Dear GoranRihtaric. We were left pretty speechless by your incredibly kind and heartfelt review. Dining alone can sometimes be a little lonely, so we're delighted that you found our servers, and Carlos, helpful and kind. Your comments on our food left the kitchen beaming. Thank you! More

Geneva, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We went there Tuesday night. After a warm welcome you will discover a very well decorated bar, vintage photos. Food is simply great especially the coco soup and the chicken paillard. A place to recommend for a cool dinner.

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you kind review. We're so happy you enjoyed your dinner with us and thank you for recommending! More

Cape Coral, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was a terrific surprise. A lovely intimate hotel bar and dining room in the historic Casco Viejo district. Braised pork belly appetizer was as it should be, porkalicious. The Gaucho de Mariscos, seafood risotto, was amazing with perfectly cooked prawn, scallop, shrimp and other delights in a tomato based risotto served with lime and a complex piquante sauce to... More

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

We could not be more pleased than you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant. Your review had us at "porkalicious"! We are thrilled to know you'll return and we look forward to welcoming you back. More

Las Trojes, El Paraiso, Honduras
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We visited on our last night in Panama City. White tablecloths, tile floors, and antique photos make you feel like you have stepped back to an older Panama. The food is quite modern, fresh, and unique. Very tasty. The staff speaks both Spanish and English.

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much Katie R. for your review! We definitely try to give people a taste of the Old World when they come in to dine, and we're glad you appreciated that as well as our food and service. We hope you visit again soon! More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had a really nice meal at this restaurant. The food was all well made and had some interesting flavours. The main course of roasted pumpkin ravioli was a little sweet for me, but it was still a good dish. The starters, wine and the dessert were all excellent. The service was of excellent also, just the right balance of... More

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for writing about your dinner with us. We are very happy you enjoyed your meal and service, and we are all about relaxed and welcoming -- shorts and vest included! Please come again, and always come as you are. Best regards. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We are staying at Las Clementinas which in itself is a treat after a rugged 19 hour travelling spree from New Zealand but the evening meal at the restaurant was superb. The bar and the decor is gorgeous. I particularly enjoyed the red snapper dish. The live music was unobtrusive and entertaining. Much better than the boom boom dj music... More

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Hello! We're so happy that you're welcome to Panama was as nice as you write. Carlos, our piano-playing manager, is indeed a treasure, and always a guest favorite. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and thank you for your lovely review! More

Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was our last dinner in Panama and it was the best meal we had by far! The place was quiet but full of charm and the service was surprisingly quick and friendly. The food was truly delicious and well presented. A sophisticated interpretation of South American fare with an international touch. Everything was fresh and unique. We were told... More

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Carolina N, General Manager at Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so pleased that your last impression of Panama was a good one and that you enjoyed strolling through the beautiful streets of our neighborhood! More

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Additional Information about Las Clementinas Cafe & Bar

Address: Calle 11 & Avenida B, Panama City 00507, Panama
Phone Number: 507-228-7617
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, Central American

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