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La Casa del Marisco

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Area Bancaria, calle Manuel Maria Icaza, Panama City, Panama
223-7755
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 113
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  • 34
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good sea food

very good seafood ,fresh and tasty ,fish an patacon is very good restaurant was beautiful and the service was great and not expensive

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
miguel551
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hialeah, florida
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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South Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were told that my husband would have to were slacks to this restaurant as they required "business casual". We tried to cancel our reservation, but were told as long as my husband wore closed-toe shoes he would be ok. (We brought no slacks, but my husband did wear nice khaki shorts). Upon arriving at the restaurant via the hotel... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I can't tell you how to find this restaurant but I'm sure glad our Cab Driver did! This restaurant was recommended by the Westin Concierge so i gave it a try along with 4 other business associates. The steamed clams and langostinos were incredible. I ordered the individual size paella which was a little weak on the seafood but flavorful... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I liked the service and the Seafood. I felt very happy to be there and the food was very fresh and seasoned well. I had many choices, but selected the Salmon and it was very tasty and I would eat there again. I would always get a reservation for the best table.

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Miami, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Located in the heart of the banking center, this warm and elegant restaurant offers treats from the sea. The service is good. My favorite food is Corvina, with a variety of cooking styles offered (Ajillo, Criolla, Bilbaina). My favorite shrimp is the "Langostino Faustino." They constantly offer fresh seafood. I alway forward to visiting this restaurant and enjoying their wonderful... More 

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Sao Paulo
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127 reviews 127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Though some reviews say it's old, it is not. it's traditional. very good service. good food. wide space. make a reservation. good wine list.

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Aruba
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103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This restaurant met all our expectations...nice ambiance...great art everywhere to admire...food was awesome...great ceviche..and my favorite dish...spaghetti with calamari with ink...yummie

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Paphos, Cyprus
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was a very disappointing experience. The restaurant sells itself as an up-market, fine-dining establishment, with a relatively formal dress code. So we chose it as a treat for our last night in Panama City. We now wish we hadn't bothered. I started with a slightly under-seasoned fish soup, competently made, but no better than I could get at any... More 

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hialeah, florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

very good seafood ,fresh and tasty ,fish an patacon is very good restaurant was beautiful and the service was great and not expensive

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Port of Spain
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80 reviews 80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had a Monday lunch here and the place was still full at 1:45pm Good mix of tourists ,business persons and politicians .Come well dressed. I assume shorts and sandals would be frowned on. Typical Latin seafood menu but well done.Parillada de Mariscos for 2 was perfect. Service was attentive without being cloying. End lunch with an espresso and Sambuca then... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

While this restaurant is a bit more formal than most in Panama City, it 's not suit and tie formal. A collared shirt and khakis were just fine. We shared a fish stew in a delicious tomato broth. Service was fine. Speaking Spanish helped but I don't think it necessary. A very pleasant meal in old fashioned surroundings.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Area Bancaria, calle Manuel Maria Icaza, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 223-7755

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions

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