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“Fantastic Birthday Dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Chesa - CLOSED

La Chesa
Calle 49 desde Avenida Federico Boyd y Avenida Colombia, Panama City Bella Vista, Panama
+507 269-1225
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Price range: $35 - $60
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Port of Spain, Trinidad
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic Birthday Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Upon arrival you are served a complimentary glass of champagne, which is fantastic.
At first glance the Antipasto plates seems like you will be leaving the restaurant with room for more food. However its quite the opposite. They offer you four dishes all the right portions and all totalling the perfect amount to make a completely satifying meal.
The service is very good and the waiter tried their best to explain the dishes to us in english which was a big help.
This restaurant in its quiet location is a fantastic hide out for exceptional italian food.
Hats off to the chef, staff and owners.

Visited May 2012
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Arizona
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great special occasion spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed an absolutely lovely evening at La Chesa for our anniversary. All four courses offered varied choices and all were delicious. They graciously accommodated a food allergy. The settings - indoors and outdoors - are elegant yet relaxing. We ate leisurely and were not a bit rushed. The white roses on the table were a nice touch. We want to go back with group of 8 to 12 so we can book the chef's table in the kitchen. It would be fun to watch them create the amazing presentations.

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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Excelent cuisine....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

All dishes were absolutely of great taste, well prepared and presentation. Good wine selection. Dont missed it if you like good food.

    • 4 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
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Strict Menu, although tasty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We don't like the Prix Frix style. With vegetarians in our party, the waiter was absolutely non-accommodating. They actually told us the chef doesn't allow them to substitute ingredients. And when we asked for three of the chocolate desserts, they told us they're 'rationed' so we could only have two 'as a favor'.
Won't be going back there, even though the food was tasty.

Visited March 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Better than Many 5 star in N.America”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Amazing food! Amazing service! Great atmosphere!
This is a MUST go and the price is unbelievable!
Better food than majority of the 5 star dining in N.America!

Visited February 2012
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