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Pizzeria Napoli

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Calle 57 Obarrio & "Calle Estudiante y Calle I", Panama City, Panama
507 2638800
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Inexpensive, Fast and Really, Really Good

I love the food & service at Napoli Obarrio. Rather than being overrun by tourists, it's full of locals who like the food and love the value. This isn't a place you go to for the ambiance but rather a restaurant you go to over and over again because the food is so darned good, and the value is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2014
WineMavenPanama
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Panama City, Panama
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

One of my favorites in Panama for over 35 years. i prefer the Obarrio location. Always great service!!! Enjoyed an impromptu dinner with 20 family members. Pizza was excellent compared to other restaurants in Panama. Even for one who has greatly enjoyed pizza in Italy, it was solid. Seated quickly and service was tremendous. When additional family members arrived late,... More 

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There are two Napoli's in town. The one I am reviewing here is the original located 2 blocks south of "Calle J", and a block east of Avenida de los Martires (Formerly know as "4th of July Avenue" which used to delineate the former Canal Zone from Panama City. Napolis has remained popular since I first dined there in 1975.... More 

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Panama City, Panama
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is our favorite family restaurant in Panama City. We go several times a month. We have our favorite waiters, and one in particular is splendid. He knows all of our favorites, and starts us off with our cappuccinos and appetizers (ceviche or clams, and pizza) with only a confirmation from us. The food is Italian, and very good. The... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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591 reviews 591 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
362 helpful votes 362 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

There is a big mess with Restaurante or Pizzeria Napoli. Probably there are two venues, led by the same owner in Panama City.. We visited The Napoli located at Calle 57 Este /https://www.facebook.com/Napolipanama /. It was very crowdy in the night and two big rooms were occupied mainly by local families with kids. The food, some pastas, chicken and calamari,... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Pizzeria Napoli is an old establishment which has been around for several decades (the original is still across the Instituto Nacional in the old downtown section). Well known for its pizzas which are quite good. Thin crust and quite tasty, however, main dishes as the shrimp in tomato sauce serve with pasta was a bit mediocre. The tomato sauce reminded... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I love the food & service at Napoli Obarrio. Rather than being overrun by tourists, it's full of locals who like the food and love the value. This isn't a place you go to for the ambiance but rather a restaurant you go to over and over again because the food is so darned good, and the value is exceptional.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you like clams this is the place to go. Two different types of steamed clams and fresh clams on an fireoven baked pizza. The best!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have been eating here for years on each of our visits, the food is always execellent(even picky eating grandchildren like it) we had Pizza , Spaghetti with clams, and Filet parmiganna. Washed it down with Cerveza Panama and Sangria

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On the Road!
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We went and it must have been graduation night as it was packed and all the youngsters were dressed and celebrating. Good food all around especially the Clams in an unusual and tasty red sauce. Run by Greeks we were told and we loved the pizza as well. Served FF with the Alfredo which was kinda strange but all in... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I went here, and the service was pretty fast and good considering the atmosphere of the restaurant. The menu seemed a little underwhelming, especially the pizza. I ordered clams with red sauce - that was good and there was a whole heck of a lot of value there. And then I got the pizza which was just overall not that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 57 Obarrio & "Calle Estudiante y Calle I", Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 507 2638800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?