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Rincon Libanes

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Lebanese
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San Mateo, David, Panama
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  • 22
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My partner & I recently had dinner here. It was surprisingly good - not expected to have Lebanese food in David. We had 3 glasses of wine, 2 appetizers and 2 dinners - just under $50 without tip. The food was quite good but somewhat overpriced. Service was good, atmosphere very good with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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  • Romantic
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Santiago, Chile
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Very simple and plain arabic food. Nothing special to highlight. Eggplant cream was just OK and rolled Shawarma are very thins! I ate Arabic food regulary and you are not missing much. For a quick bite and cravings is ok.

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were really looking forward to this visit, as the restaurant was recommended by other travellers. Unfortunately we were not so impressed. The service was very slow, and the meal itself rather bland. We will not recommended this restaurant.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I recently visited this little place that is located right next to the Bremen Tire Center on the road with the "old" McDonalds, and were very pleased with everything from the service, to the tastiness of the food, to the portions we received, as well as the price we paid. I had the beef shish kabob, which... More 

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GT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Four of us ate here, it was our first time, we had heard good things but we were disappointed in the service, the food was good, but pricy as was the wine. I had the speciality of the house, others had the steak and camerones, all good, as was the tabouleh. However, the lack of training of the service staff... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My partner & I recently had dinner here. It was surprisingly good - not expected to have Lebanese food in David. We had 3 glasses of wine, 2 appetizers and 2 dinners - just under $50 without tip. The food was quite good but somewhat overpriced. Service was good, atmosphere very good with mid-eastern music. Early on a Friday night... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

They've got pretty good food, really small portions on all the items we got. The ceviche and most of the stuff was just fine but the grilled chicken was really good (tiny portions though!) If we didn't have to spend $50 to have mini salads and appetizers it would be a better rating. When I say mini, I mean the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Three of us shared 4 "appetizers" and tabouleh and found a couple really good and the rest only ok. On a Thursday night we nearly had the place to ourselves for the better part of 2 hours, which did surprise us, since a local had recommended the place and we expected it to be crowded. Music was too loud for... More 

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Ann Arbor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I love middle eastern food and so was excited to learn of this place. The ambience is a nice change for Panama. The house special soup was a good vegetable soup with a couple pieces of beef, I think. The salad was fine but the dressing had little flavor. The chicken shawarma sandwich was disappointing, though. They must have warmed... More 

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Bocas Town, Panama
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The air conditioned makes the room like a refrigerator while you wait too long for a less than average overpriced meal.

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David, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

As food goes in Panama it was not bad. And it was better than what I have eaten at other places here in David. Not your Typical Panamanian food.

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Additional Information about Rincon Libanes

Address: San Mateo, David, Panama
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Lebanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Mateo, David, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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