We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Galeria Marbella | In Front of Felipe Motta, Panama City, Panama
+507 391-8778
Improve this listing
Ranked #133 of 526 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Bakery, French, Mediterranean, Tea Room
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Description: French Restaurant, bakery and pastry shop with a feel at home atmosphere. Open from 7am to 10pm, Sundays from 7am to 8pm. Breakfast every morning with a large variety of breads, croissants and pastries. Daily lunch and dinner specials , light blend of mediterranean, french and latin american cuisine. Good wines and cocktails, happy hour everyday from 7to8pm, all sports availaible on tv. We have a great terrace available for our guests and we welcome everyone to visit us and enjoy the french bistro feeling in Panama. We cater to your events.
Write a Review

61 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The first time we ate here, our waiter was very helpful explaining the menu to us in English. He made recommendations and we were not disappointed. On one visit, I ordered a florentine sandwich. The waiter told me I should try the florentine crepe. It was the BEST crepe I have ever had. After that I just always asked our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Londrina, Brazil
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

ASK FOR THE BILL and check it before paying. I was charged with a total amount that included 20% tip without my consent, and after that I was even allowed to include 10% more on the credit card statement. When I asked for the fiscal invoice she was totally surprised and only later I realized what they have done (I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
PetitParisPma, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Petit Paris, responded to this review

Dear Visitor , Please accept our sincere apologies for failing to provide a timely response to your problem. Beforehand we deeply regret what happened in our establishment, we always act with the intention of wanting you to be happy and have a good time in that small space that has certainly been created for you. Petit Paris is run by... More 

Panama City, Panama
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very nice menu especially for dinner. The dishes are quite tasty with good presentation. The ambiance is much better inside and the service is good and friendly. The prices are average but not cheap. The bakery is average and the bread is alright, but definitely not authentic French patisserie that would transport you to Paris, but for Panama standards is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
PetitParisPma, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Petit Paris, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed. See you soon. More 

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Nice bakery with French pastry. They did a jolly good job inside. We actually preferred to sit outside despite the fact that there they still have to refurbish a lot to bring me to Paris. Mind you most Paris bakeries miss a good terras as well so they are in good company. The food is good, service is Panama level,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Panama City
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We were in a bit of a hurry and decided to sit down for a quick sandwich at Petit Paris. Unfortunately the food was bland and totally mediocre. I had a turkey sandwich, which had very little turkey on it and everything else was pretty tasteless. My husband had the roast beef, which was also really bland. It took quite... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
PetitParisPma, Propriétaire at Petit Paris, responded to this review

Dear customer: Thank you very much for informing us all what happened in your last visit; whenever a friend of Petit Paris give us a comment we recognize it as a true wish to improve. To you and to each friends who write, thank you! Please don’t stop doing it; it’s our only way to get better. As we read... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This restaurant is located close to the financial district in the inner city. It was within walking distance of our hotel and we chose it for convenience. The food was tasty and they served a nicely cooked steak. The staff were pleasant and helpful. I would go back for a return visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Found by accident two blocks from my hotel. Staff super friendly and manager spoke refreshingly good English as well as French and the local Spanish. He recommended a Brie salad that was un believable! Large fresh and great taste fusion. Had a crepe just like off the streets of Paris . Pastries looked wonderful in the case but we were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sudbury, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Buttery ham and cheese croissants, Apple turnovers, cinnamon buns, nice for a simple snack. Other's were having multi course meals that looked excellent. Great atmosphere, nice people, great value.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ventnor City, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

REstaurant was walking distance from the Panama Riu and was recommended to us by our tour guide. Ceasar salad, bruchetta and chicken special were all excellent. Service was also very good. Waiter spoke enough english to understand our order and was trying hard to improve.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Jose
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Had dinner there a couple of nights ago. I had the risotto, husband had the chicken florentine. Both meals were very tasty, a bit on the heavy side. Had the chocolate fondant which was described as a molten lava cake. It was very good and flavorful but was overcooked, therefore, no "lava" from the cake. Server was very attentive, which... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Petit Paris also viewed

Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province

Been to Petit Paris? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Petit Paris

Address: Galeria Marbella | In Front of Felipe Motta, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 391-8778
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: Bakery, French, Mediterranean, Tea Room

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Petit Paris staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?