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Tantalo Kitchen

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Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
507-262-4030
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 286
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  • 220
    Very good
  • 56
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  • 13
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent in almost all aspects

Simple, homey interiors, but excellent, exciting plates. We went for the tasting menu that still had lots of space for choices and preferences. The meal was well-timed, friendly and an excellent fusion of flavours from lots of cultures. The rice pancake filled with chorizo was especially... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
JVATravels92
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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68 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Simple, homey interiors, but excellent, exciting plates. We went for the tasting menu that still had lots of space for choices and preferences. The meal was well-timed, friendly and an excellent fusion of flavours from lots of cultures. The rice pancake filled with chorizo was especially delectable. The wine list was also quite respectable. Here was a meal that clearly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best restaurants in Panama City. We always stay in Old Town and always have dinner at Tantalo's. The food is great and the service is excellent. Always make reservations as it is VERY popular.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The place is very well designed, it very comfortable and nice!! the food is very good. Worth visiting!

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The first time I came here was just for a drink on the roof top... wow. As soon as you step out of the elevator... That View, just wow, and the passionfruit Mohito... wow! great spot. The second time I came here was for Dinner downstairs. A must eat would have to be the duck breast, it was so delicious!... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We tried a lot of different dishes and liked 8 of the 9 we shared together. The place has some unique drinks and the menu is really varied so that anyone should be able to find something they will like. The place was recommended to us by our tour guide, Gloria, who spent the afternoon showing us around the beautiful... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I will start with the restaurant, it is great, the food is tasty and they have really creative sauces with spacial taste. The list of wines is very good, they have a great selection. The dishes are well presented and the service is good. BUT the bar on the top floor is owful. The coctails are not tasty at all,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Everything in this restaurant/hotel I liked. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and affordable. The drinks were thoughtfully made and reasonably priced. And finally, the art that was exposed at the hotel lobby was simply delightful to watch. Also, the rooftop is a great place to meet people or hang out with friends. Has good... More 

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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If I were a college student and traveled to Panama with the Frat guys. This place would be IT. However I graduated college 20 years ago. And once you hit the 40's you don't want to hear boom boom boom music until 3AM. The room was just Ok. The shower kinda gross. I showered with flip flops on...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends. We made a reservation but showed up early and had a drink on the rooftop. It has a great view of Casco Viejo. We went back downstairs for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the tapas style menu which had all different types of cuisine. My favorite part was the s'mores dessert where they bring a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

the food was GREAT!!!! Get the ceviche! The staff was friendly and the setting was casual, but hip and modern. Our bill was very affordable for the food and drinks we had. There is a rooftop bar that everyone talks about, which was $10 per person to enter. We thought that was a bit much and people coming down were... More 

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Additional Information about Tantalo Kitchen

Address: Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507-262-4030
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 507-262-4030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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