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Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #304 of 508 Restaurants in Panama City
Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The service is great, compared to a lot of restaurants in Panama it may be the best. The food is good, but when you compared it to the price it does not worth it.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I just didn't feel like we got value for our money here. I think things began to go downhill when we didn't order a bottle of wine. It really looks like a nice place, and if we lived in Panama City we might give it another chance, but our first impression was not good.

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Hong Kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Lovely restaurant with nice and attentive staff that seriously missed the mark on food. Our Party of 4 was very unimpressed and returned one dish. Shrimp bisque was rather tasteless. Lobster Thermador is casserole style and was returned. $32 for that dish and it was chopped lobster that was clearly frozen too long and way overcooked. Fettuccine with lobster had... More

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Boise, Idaho
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

It was just across the street. We THOUGHT we should take a taxi to a good restaurant, but it is not necessary if you are within walking distance to Oliva Y Sal! The service was very attentive, the atmosphere sophisticated and the food delicious. There was a pianist the night we were having dinner there. The four of us each... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We both enjoyed our food. The staff were super nice and willing to explain some typical Panamanian dishes and how they are prepared. We lingered over a wonderful meal of topnotch seafood- grilled and another dish of seafood stew. They have a wide variety of meat and vegetarian selections as well. It's a dressy place with white lines, candlelit dining... More

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Redondo Beach, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I went there with my family to celebrate my birthday... Had the best thermidor lobster!!! Excelent martinis and the service was great! Very friendly!!! Can´t wait to go back!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

We stumbled upon this lovely restaurant during a three day visit. The food was excellent, reasonably priced and the service was very good. Live background music ( piano ) added to the atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Oliva Sal

Address: Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 269-6387
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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