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Via Veneto | El Congrejo, Panama City, Panama
236-3600
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 7
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 11
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Quick meals

Have eaten in several of their branches and it serves it purpose. It is cheap , fast and filling. If it is your first time in one, you need to line up in the counter and choose your meal like any other fastfood outlet. They have set menu called Clans and pictures are on the menu board. Servings are... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
combat66
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Panama City, Panama
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

If you like McDonalds, Kfc, wendy's and the like, and also love chinese food,mthis is a place for you. The food is good, but also is the 'commercial' version of Chinese food, so you can't complain. The combination rice and sweet and sour pork is good.

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Thank Rolando_Jose_RDL
Escazu, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Quick, tasty food for a budge price. I had spicy shrimp with vegetables and white rices takeout. From the time i ordered until I was out the door was less then 10 min. Really enjoyed the food in my hotel room.

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Thank Broho
Metro Manila, Philippines
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477 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten in several of their branches and it serves it purpose. It is cheap , fast and filling. If it is your first time in one, you need to line up in the counter and choose your meal like any other fastfood outlet. They have set menu called Clans and pictures are on the menu board. Servings are per... More 

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Thank combat66
Level Contributor
36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Well, this is what you get for fast Chinese food. The place looks ok, like most fast food joints, but then you get to the service, where you have way to many people behind the counter and non of them seem to care about what they are doing. The food is below average, even for fast food. It is not... More 

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Thank Jack R
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I got them here at Don Lee. Added some chicken. Was good. Recommend. Only negative comment and that's my problem, my Spanish is not great so took a few minutes to get my offer straight. Will probably go back before I leave Panama.

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Thank Duane U
Texas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Food was ok. Maybe the lack of service made for the meal not being as pleasant. We ordered ahead of time online only to arrive and pick it up and the line for walk in was much faster. Waited over 25 minutes for our order. Inexcusable for food that is pretty much already made!! The quality was average...not the best... More 

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Thank Karla C
Riverside, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Have eaten at number of locations. Good food at reasonable prices. Served hot and tasty. large dining rooms can accomdate large parties.

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Thank Ed W
David, Panama
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182 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I always go to Don Lee's on each trip to the city. It can get a little bit boring so I don't go too often. I like the Dim Sum more than anything else.

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Thank tarzantheman
Saskatoon, Canada
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Stayed in Panama city for 5 days and I have been to this restaurant quite a few times. The environment is good and the staff is very friendly. The combo is big size and the price is reasonable. I really like the roast/bbq chicken on rice.

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Thank Grant Z
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Take out for late lunch and the food was great. They have different combo meals which filled you up just enough to give you energy to walk the streets.

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Thank Road_Trip_Que

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Veneto | El Congrejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 236-3600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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