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Calle 51, Casa No. 18 | Bella Vista - Area Bancaria, Panama City, Panama
+507(2)631967
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good pizza and dessert

The restaurant is at the end of a closed street. Therey have spaces for parking but can get a bit crowded. We went on a Saturday evening and it was empty. There was a party going on but but they were in a room below the main dining area. Service is friendly but one of the server seemd to tired... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Panama City, Panama
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English first
Panama City, Panama
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388 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The restaurant is at the end of a closed street. Therey have spaces for parking but can get a bit crowded. We went on a Saturday evening and it was empty. There was a party going on but but they were in a room below the main dining area. Service is friendly but one of the server seemd to tired... More 

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Venezuela
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant is jewel in Panama. They serve authentic italian gourmet food with attention to every little detail. They also have a superb wine selection and great service. I would say this is the best restaurant in Panama City by far.

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Panama City, Panama
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

An elegant restaurant with good service and decent food. We tried the Roma Antica salad, and the Portobello appetizer. Both were delicious but really overpriced. The mushroom risotto (Risotto Di Tartufo) was a bit bland and nothing special. The gnocchi with lamb sauce (Gnocchi Ragu D'Agnello) was very tasty. The panna cotta we had for dessert was OK but I've... More 

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Portland, OR>
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant (a little hard to find) behind I believe the Marriott hotel. The decor was really nice and my wife thought it was very romantic. The food was a bit high priced but very good. The best thing about this restaurant was the service. By far the best in all of Panama City's restaurants or at... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Although this restaurant has been around for several years, this was mt first visit. It's located just behind the Marriott hotel and close to other hotels. Menu is varied and includes a large steak section. Two appitizers that I liked were whole portobelo mushroom broiled with swiss cheese and a warm brie with honey and walnuts; homemade gnocci were also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I was travelling around Bella Vista looking for somewhere to enjoy lunch and had been disappointed in the menus of many restaurants. Then I came across the Roma Antica, a small but stylish place with good wine and good food. The staff did not speak english very well but it was a delight to have one of the guests who... More 

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panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is my second time in ROMA ANTICA, and i can tell you for shure that there is no better place to enjoy a romantic dinner in Panama ,the risotto tartufo is out of this world , and the have black ANGUS steaks....great place! RECOMENDED.

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Avignon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

The tortelloni greco romana were just incredibly delicious, it is the best dish I have ever tasted in Panama! The atmosphere & location of the restaurant are excellent. I was just disappointed with the service: only one waitress was able to tell me what is a piadina or fontina (after asking 3 other waitresses who had no clue).

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Panama City, Panama
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

The other Friday I got out late from the office and we decided to try Roma Antica. We arrived at 8.45pm and almost all tables were occupied, mostly by locals. When I go to an Italian restaurant for the first time and they offer Ossobuco... that's what I'll have. My wife ordered the same. Big mistake. We love the dish... More 

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Panama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

We'd heard some good things about the food here and decided to go check it out on a Thursday night. The restaurant was pretty empty and that should have tipped us off, but we went ahead and ordered wine and appetizers. The wine list seemed great and options for wine by the glass were also very decent. But the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 51, Casa No. 18 | Bella Vista - Area Bancaria, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507(2)631967

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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