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“A very good place to go.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Vitrola - CLOSED

La Vitrola
Costa del Este, Panama City 507, Panama (Formerly Boulevard Roberto Motta, Edif. Capital Plaza, Planta baja )
392-4710
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Price range: $30 - $60
Cuisines: French, Caribbean
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: La Vitrola is a concept that was created first in Cartagena-Colombia 17 years ago, 1 year ago Lucio Garcia owner of La Vitrola decided to bring his most valuable jewel from Cartagena to Panama giving to the concept a more young and modern image in such a modern city as Panama City.La Vitrola offers a wonderful caribbean-Fusion menu that will take your breath away while you listen to a cuban live band, and is not just our food or and music, our staff and our local are just something you need to experience if you live or travel Panama City.
Panama, R. of P.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A very good place to go.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Have been only once, for lunch time (buffet) the meal was excellent, and the general atmosphere also. I plan to go back some time again.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Santa Marta, Colombia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Get on a plane and get here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Octopus ceviche, sushi, roast beast, bottomless mimosas! Live music. Superlative service. The best brunch we've had on two continents (and counting). Every dish (and there are dozens) is beautifully prepared and presented. It's a four sided buffet and I only got through one side.

La Vitrola also has an executive lunch during the week (it's located in a business area of town). But you probably don't get unlimited mimosas. Interior design is also very appealing.

Why haven't you booked a flight yet? Go! Now!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Medellin, Colombia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best food in Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Best sea food in town, excellent atmosphere, nice variety of entrees and nice wine selection. The fish is very good, lobster was perfect. Nice chocolate dessert. Very good service. Live music was very good, cuban style.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Panama City, Panama
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Good food, service and location. High prices.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

One of the best restaurants at Costa del Este. Food is great, service is good, but prices are high. It is a good place to have a business lunch or dinner. Maybe too pricey to go everyday.

Visited March 2013
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Panama City, Panama
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103 reviews 103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
“Very nice lunch indeed!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I went today with two friends to La Vitrola for lunch. They have a soup of the day, then they have a buffet of salads and other cold appetizers, and then a menu of several main courses from where you can choose, price is $24.95 pp. Desserts are extra. Very good value and everything we had was quite nice and well prepared. Service was a bit on the slow side but the restaurant was full, so I guess that was the reason.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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