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Matsuei Sushi Bar Panama

Cl. Eusebio A. Morales 12-A, Panama City, Panama
507-2649562/47
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Ranked #256 of 500 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese, International
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had lunch and could not find the $12 fixed price for lunch which was mentioned in LP. We had two plates of sushi, which were good, but quite expensive. Wasabi was served apart now (not inside as another review says). Service was like in other panamanian restaurants.

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Cancun, Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Service was slow to none existent whenever we needed a waiter we had to leave the table to calls somebodies attention. The food was just Ok. The sushi fell apart, the yakimeshi was good. The decor dated.

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Nagoya, Japan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I just had dinner at this restaurant with my new Panamanian friends, hoping for decent Japanese meals. Nigiris were not bad, but Makis were a bit disappointing as the rice inside was too hard pressed (too much pressure applied inside the Nori). One of my friends also ordered Kare-rice (beef-curry with rice) which wasn't quite like the Kare-rice that we... More

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Kingwood, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I dropped by for my first time - for a quick dinner. The place was nice and I was able to meet / talk with the owner. Portions were very small and overall sort of expensive. But the overall conversation and hospitality was nice. Then the next morning - stomach issues. I have traveled to Panama for the past 5... More

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Service was prompt on a Saturday at 2pm. Moro juice was good. Sushi was OK, but expensive - $18 for 18 rolls; in other words, San Francisco prices. Nothing to *complain*, but no reason to come again.

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Ontario
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Reading some of the reviews I wonder if I was in a different restaurant? I found the service to be just fine and the food to be excellent! Especially the seaweed salad! The best I've had! And I'm a picky eater. Had a Bento box that was on a par with any I've had in any Japanese restaurant in my... More

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Panama City, Panama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This is one of our two favorite places for sushi in Panama. It's always good and conveniently located with parking. The ambience is nice and the staff is always pleasant. We love the spicy shrimp appetizer and several of the different rolls. Delicious!

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Almere
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

It was the Japanese restaurant close by our hotel, which is why we went. In short, it is too expensive for the average food you get. Besides the service was moderate at best, with staff that clearly did not enjoy being there.

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Torio, Panama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I went there as I was staying close by. The beer was okay. How can you go wrong with beer other than it took 30 mins to be served and only after I asked where it was. So service well below average. Food mundane and not very fresh. Food was slow and tepid. Tempura greasy and limp. Shashimi came without... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

This is one of those sushi restaurants where they hide wasabi inside the sushi whether you want it or not, they don't even ask. Besides the Restaurant is overpriced. I've just had my dinner there paying $52 for a cup of tea and set of 14 sushi.

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Additional Information about Matsuei Sushi Bar Panama

Address: Cl. Eusebio A. Morales 12-A, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507-2649562/47
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese, International

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