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“Nice view, Good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lenos & Carbon

Lenos & Carbon
Israel Avenue, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #99 of 573 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Mexico City, Mexico
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223 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“Nice view, Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I tend to look for a restaurant in a nice place. Coastway Amador has several restaurants. This restaurant fitted what I was looking for. It had local people eating there, they served sea food, and a nice view.
I had two dishes: fish carpaccio, which was very good..., and a salmon in a litchi sauce(???!!!!), mmmhhhhh!
Had extremely good service, (I've asked for extra lichi sauce, and alllthough it seemed an impossible task,)the waiter appeared with a saucer! .
. I needed a taxi to go back, and not only did they called one, the waiter kept coming and chating with me, so I wouldn't feel that I was being forgotten.
It's a restaurant for people over 35 years old. I mean, the decoration looks old, and the music is like dinning inside an elevator. If you don't mind this..., give it a try. By the way, when I left, the restaurant was packed.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Panama City, Panama
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Bad Service Bad drinks”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

The service is becoming terrible: bad mood, cold food and warm drinks. The ladies room is one-lady-WC for a big restaurant. It is a pitty since has an spectacular view of the Panama City. I hope the owner invests couple of $ to improve the place!

Visited August 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We stopped for lunch. Service was a bit slow but the view is incredible and the food was actually the best we'd eaten in Panama all week. Caution - tip is included in your bill already. Good, middle of the road restaurant with above average size portions.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Rosa, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good view but not much else”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

While this restaurant, located on the causeway, offers a pleasant location with a good view of downtown it offers little else. Service is slow and without enthusiasm. I ordered the Lenos especial under the steak offerings, assuming that this would likely be their best steak. The fact that I could not verify this with the waiter, due to a language difference, is not a fault of the restaurant. This is purely my problem, so I am always willing to accept any consequences.

This dish was actually a compilation of all their offerings. It included a steak, chicken, a pork chop, a bar-b-que rib and a sausage. That in itself was no problem but all but the rib were overcooked to the point of almost being inedible. This I'm afraid, cannot be attributable to any language issues. I don't recall what the sides were but do recall them being the best part of the meal.

Since the prices were more than reasonable the view and atmosphere almost offset the disappointing meal.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Nicaragua
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere and view, ok food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

plates are big, but this is not a gourmet restaurant. It is a good place for groups, plenty of space
and good service, not so expensive.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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