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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, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 234
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 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
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Looking for a place to dine in Casco Viejo, and settled here - and what a great choice it was. Gio was our server, and he was great…up until dessert, when mine came out after a long wait and the ice cream had melted. He didn't even bring it out. It came by another server, who seemed to have an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
John D
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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375 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Looking for a place to dine in Casco Viejo, and settled here - and what a great choice it was. Gio was our server, and he was great…up until dessert, when mine came out after a long wait and the ice cream had melted. He didn't even bring it out. It came by another server, who seemed to have an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I love this place! Great tapas and the best passion fruit mojitos I have had thus far. There's also an awesome casual roof top bar.

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New Jersey
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went here after reading some reviews online and were NOT disappointed! The tapas were fabulous, the service was great (and our server, Dora could speak English perfectly), and the atmosphere was fun and eclectic. We loved the decor and the bar area. The bathrooms are really interesting, you must see them! Keep an open mind. Also, we went onto... More 

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Pikesville, Maryland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place screams sexy !!! We go every time we come to Panama .. The disco upstairs is a must u can't just leave after dinner .. The food was awesome as always and the drinks are nice and strong to get your sexy on!

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 482 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

In old town, this tapas style restaurant offers a variety of moderately priced plates to please the hungry traveler. The vegetarian empinadas were flavorful. The coconut chicken was tasty, the Indiana Butter Chicken was very good, and our dessert was a bananas fosters infusion over French toast. The bananas foster was as good as it gets. The French Fries were... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Its hit and miss here. Some are great but others are mediocre at best. The tenderloin meat dish, stuffed calamari and the duck dish was excellent! However, the pumpkin cheesecake was not memorable-rather dull and plain like ones you buy from the supermarkets. Our Green mussel dish, grilled platter was mediocre at best and will never order next time.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We have been here for breakfast and for lunch. We haven't been to the roof bar. Nice atmosphere. Somewhat unusual design but very appealing. The service is nice and reasonably quick. The breakfast menu gives you a lot of choices. All things that we have tried have been good. All lunch courses that we have tried were really good, e.g.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you're adventurous, give it a try. Lives up to its reputation. We thought it was well worth the tariff, and so did lots of other patrons that night (in the slow season).

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I went here for dinner with my friend while we were visiting from Los Angeles. We ordered the Aunt Michelle's Jumbo Shrimp, Encima Pulled Pork, and chicken salad to share. Each dish was delicious, especially the pulled pork. Our mojitos were great too! Our server was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was great, but call ahead and make a reservation... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

opened early to allow for tours during the day with fast, nice service and great large breakfast menu. Then, back in the evening to watch the lights of the city across the water as the sunset drinking mojitos on the roof top bar.. Very inviting and comfortable with affordable prices and friendly atmosphere.

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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: Spanish, Tapas

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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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