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Tantalo Kitchen

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Spanish, Tapas
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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, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 59
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  • 14
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Roof top bar

Great experience at roof top bar. We've been there 2 times during our stay and spent a good time. Cocktails are good, food is fantastic! Although both of those times we tried to get into the main restaurant but it was full. Definitely need to make a reservation in advance. However, a must visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
anya_kuzavova
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Toronto, Ontario
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Toronto, Ontario
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great experience at roof top bar. We've been there 2 times during our stay and spent a good time. Cocktails are good, food is fantastic! Although both of those times we tried to get into the main restaurant but it was full. Definitely need to make a reservation in advance. However, a must visit in Old Town.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Had a great time eating the variety of fusion tapas style dishes from around the world. The cocktails were delicious had the zen-Jito and the fiery grey goose drink, it definitely had a kick. The rooftop bar had a nice view of the skyline and a nice chilled vibe to enjoy a drink.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I went to Tantalo twice the same week. I was both times very pleased with the quality of the food, the friendly service, and the vibrant atmosphere. The food is a nice mix of flavours which really satisfies the palate. The wine selection is a bit limited and not very exciting. Plus wines are quiet expensive compared to the quality.... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Dinner is tapas style. Interesting and fun flavors, especially the causas with ceviche. I ate in the downstairs restaurant then went to the roof for an after dinner drink and fabulous views of the Panama City skyline. It looks a bit touristy but seems to have a good mix of locals and tourists too.

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Davie, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Staff friendly and food comes very fast and hot. Staff came around and constantly asked if everything was ok and what else did we need. In other words service was excellent.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I ate here in August, 2015 and were BLOWN away about the quality of the food. It was hands down the best food we ate in our 10 days in Panama. MAKE sure to try the tuna tartare (although you might ask for less mayo) and the sea bass. Both were amazing!! The bread pudding is a... More 

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Breda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

excellent view on the roof top. could be crowded, reserve in advance for diner between 6 and 9 pm. price is a bit high for panama; tip is to share differt dishes to increase your experience

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Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We didn't eat at Tantalos. Sorry foodies read no further. We did however drop in quite a few times day and evening for beverages. After beating the pavement around Casco Antiguo for an hour or so it was a super spot to cool off. Seriously the best air conditioning. Our bar tender was very friendly. The decor is kinky/chic. Loved... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A must go if you are in Panama. The place is located in the old quarter of Panama City, first floor is the restaurant and bar and they do a "family style" service meal so each person at the table should ask for 1 dish and then they set all of them on the table and get ready to share... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I went with co-workers and we had a really good time, there is an interesting variety of beers, wine and cocktails. The service overall was great. We ordered some "tapas" from the appetizer menu, food was just ok, not very impressed... the board of cheese and cold meat was just some manchego pieces and salami, I don't think it was... More 

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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: Spanish, 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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