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Tre Scalini Ristorante

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Italian, Pasta
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Calle 52 and Frederico Boyd Avenue | Bella Vista, Panama City 03033, Panama
+507 269-9951
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Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: “an intimate and hospitable atmospherealways combined with a reliable...
“an intimate and hospitable atmospherealways combined with a reliable kitchen..”A true Italian restaurant in Panama City, Panama.The owner of the Tre Scalini Restaurants in Panama, Chef Giselle Borrell invites you to enjoy her authentic ...
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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Italian Food

Recently stopped at Tre Scallini for a Business meeting. The food was very good and the atmosphere just what we were looking for. Service was a bit slow but it allowed us to have a nice business conversation over lunch. We ordered a seafood soup which was excellent, nice flavor and served hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
CGM00
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Parkland FL
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I read the reviews, but thought I would give it a try, my mistake. I decided to order something simple, Spaghetti Bolognese. What I received was a plate of Microwaved store bought sauce and mushy pasta. Waite staff are slow but finally they will arrive with the menu. Lost my business.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Napolitan food means a well seasoned tomato sauce (natural of course), "al dente pasta", correct combination of seafood, meat or even poultry, mozzarella chesse, and many other requisites. This well decorated and located restaurant in Costa del Este, has none of this nor any other qualifications to be rated as acceptable. My guest ask for a pasta with seafood (the... More 

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Parkland FL
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58 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Recently stopped at Tre Scallini for a Business meeting. The food was very good and the atmosphere just what we were looking for. Service was a bit slow but it allowed us to have a nice business conversation over lunch. We ordered a seafood soup which was excellent, nice flavor and served hot. We then ordered several pasta dishes, all... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I ordered a chicken and spinach lasagna. I was served layers of pasta with some pieces of chicken between them, and a cheese sauce poured over the top. I was told that the spinach 'dissolves' when it was cooked ! It was inedible. My wife's seafood spaghetti had been made with canned shellfish!

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Treviglio, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We both had a plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce (hardly expensive haute cuisine...), water and I think one coffee, the bill was around $50. Far too expensive. Food quality good. Not surprisingly, there were few patrons.

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Vancouver, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Tried to go to another place only to find it closed. This was close by so we thought we'd give it a try after looking at the menu. The grilled Salmon was to die for and the salad was numero uno

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

best Italian food. The staff was very accomodating for us being vegetarian. Very reasonable price and excellent service. Highly recommended.

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17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Tre Scalini was recommended by the concierge at The Bristol down the street. We felt like we were unwelcome from the moment we arrived, no greeting, indifferent service, no goodbye, no thank you. The food was mediocre. Would not return.

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Panama City, Panama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Not any longer a hot spot - food ok, for pasta overpriced, service a below average even needed to ask for water.

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Miami, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The restaurant is located in a nice area close to what I would call the financial district/downtown. It is nicely decorated and nice atmosphere. The service was ok, but I was disappointed with the food.The raviolis I order were not fresh, and the sauce had no taste. It is not easy to messed up a pasta and they did. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 52 and Frederico Boyd Avenue | Bella Vista, Panama City 03033, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 269-9951

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

“an intimate and hospitable atmospherealways combined with a reliable kitchen..”A true Italian restaurant in Panama City, Panama.The owner of the Tre Scalini Restaurants in Panama, Chef Giselle Borrell invites you to enjoy her authentic ...
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?