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“Great place for a good dinner.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Luna

Luna
Calle 53 Marbella, Centro Comercial La Florida, Panama City 0823-01100, Panama
(507) 264-5862 / 263-5862
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Ranked #28 of 526 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $21 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary, International
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: twitter/Lunapanama
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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48 restaurant reviews
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“Great place for a good dinner.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

While on a business trip to Panama, was looking for a place for a good meal. After doing some searching, going to Luna on Sunday and finding they are close on Sundays, I decided to try it on Monday... It was an outstanding meal. From the very begging I knew that food will be great. I had the chicharrones cerdo and they were great. The ceviche with passion fruit was outstanding as well as the home-made gnocci...was really impressed with the flavors at this place. The highlight of the night was the tartaleta de parcha...what a great desset. This is a place that I will be back during my next visit to Panama. Highly reccomended.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New Zealand
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32 restaurant reviews
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“Gourmet Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I took my wife for a special dinner and this place is 'truly special'

The AC was a bit cold , so next time would go a bit overdressed. The restaurant is very spacious and gives you feeling of privacy and not the usual 'factory assembly line'

We both ordered Beef Carpaccio as starters and these were absolutely ' the best Carpaccio De Res' we have ever eaten - tender , great flavours , colour , presentation - full marks. The wine list is quite extensive and we found a good chilean cabernet sauvignon to go well with our food.

For Plato Fuertes, we had Yellow Fin Tuna Steak Teriyaki style and Filete de res with Salsa Vino Tinto - both were cooked to perfection.

The service is a bit clumsy and waiters seem to be novices - our waiter was pouring us wine while looking at other guest tables.

But from food point of view - great place and highly recommended.

  • Visited February 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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“Great spot for special dinner.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Chicharrones were great, friuti de mare and grouper were wonderful. Service was outstanding. Only downside was table of loud Americans that acted like it was their first time out...embarrassing.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Luna”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

When my friend's son managed this place it was great. Fusion food and good service. A bit pricey for Panama City, but great for cocktails.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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9 restaurant reviews
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“Surprising good food, classic ambiance, a bit too much a/c”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

really had suprising dishes. need to look good for the restaurant as it looks like a regular house; good food, pleasant service and well priced Take some long sleaves ;) I notices a lot of people knew eachother so looked like a lot of locals eat here, which is a good sign!

Visited December 2012
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