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Panamerican Highway, David, Panama
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
wait and wait somemore

We had to wait over an hour & 1/2 to get our food after we orderd. It was so loud you could hardly hear your conversation at your table. The food was good & our server was good. Would we go back. Probably.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Davenport, Washington
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Davenport, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had to wait over an hour & 1/2 to get our food after we orderd. It was so loud you could hardly hear your conversation at your table. The food was good & our server was good. Would we go back. Probably.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Firstly I have never been to a TGIF before, but if any of them are like the one here in David, Panama, don't waste your time or your money. Should have taken the warning when they said they were out of everything we kept ordering. When it finally came it was stale tortillas and very lousy service. The music (or... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is definitely a place that attracts gringos because they find something they expect.....something they are kinda used to. I guess I prefer to have more local like food. There were plenty of things folks would find in the USA. Some tasty. I found some of my selections to be much saltier that fare I had at TGIFridays in the... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

After spending the entire day, ordering products for our resort in Bocas, TGI was on the way home so we stopped. I fully well knew it was after 7 so they would be slow. I expected the place to not be busy, it was not busy, so I expected the service to be faster than normal. I ordered something easy,... More 

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Riverside, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The TGI's in David has similar food as the U.S. just not the same quality. We have stopped there probably 5 times in the two years we have been here, but were not impressed. They did have special prices on things advertised in the window, but we had to argue with management to get the discount. The hamburger was typical... More 

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stopped here on our way from Coronado to Boquete. There isn't much along that terrible highway so it was a relief to find anything at all. $48 USD is far too expensive for a glass of wine, a beer, a burger and a wrap. Especially in Panama! Good was OK but not great...typical chain food. Service was just OK. We... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Probably one of the better chains. They are pretty consistant with a good menu choice. The burgers are good and a nice range of dishes for almost everyone. Prices are reasonable and service good too. Nicely fitted out too and very conveniently situated. Would recommend for a meal if in David. Usual cleanliness that you find in all TGI Fridays.

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Duncan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This restaurant is a typical chain but that means the prices are not Panamanian prices. Especially in David, which has much more reasonable restaurant prices than Panama City. It is usually quite noisy as the music is very loud. Food is okay but nothing special. Nice desserts which many Panamanian restaurants do not have.

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Shotton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Food was up to normal standard - music was very loud. Service was good - not as good as some of the other TGI's I have visited. Being in the heart of the St David's Centre means it appears to be constantly busy.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We live in the area and usually love TGI Friday's food, however here if is different. We have eaten here several different times. Every time we leave saying "why did we come here." The service is always bad, and the portions are definitely not worth the price. I will have to admit most of the time the food was good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Panamerican Highway, David, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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