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“right in the heart of the old town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Casablanca

Casablanca
Calle 4, Edificio Hotel Colombia. | Barrio San Felipe, Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
+507 212-0040
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Ranked #174 of 526 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $8 - $50
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Sydney, Australia
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86 restaurant reviews
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
“right in the heart of the old town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Just happened upon this place-was just going to have a drink but then looked at the menu and couldn't help myself-the mushrooms in garlic were just too good to not order-an early dinner in the end but...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Thomasville, Georgia
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422 reviews 422 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
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318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
“Delicious Entrees, Reasonable Prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed in Casco Viejo for 3 days in March. Our hotel concierge recommended Casablanca and we loved it so much, we ate there two more times. The outdoor seating on Plaza Bolivar is a great people-watching spot, not to mention a wonderful place to view the beautifully restored buildings. We had several seafood dishes as well as the grilled chicken (referred to on the menu as barbecued) and every single dish was delicious. The desserts were wonderful and everything was above average except the service. On two occasions, once outside and once inside, our service was very slow but the food arrive piping hot. On our third visit, we ate inside and our service was excellent. Don't miss this wonderful restaurant!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 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
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Average food, average service, loud live music”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The best part of this place is that it offers outdoor seating in Casco Antiguo. The service is average, sometimes the dishes takes longer to arrive. There is live music at nights inside the restaurant, but it is too loud.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“below average food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I was hoping for a little more from this place. It seemed like the place to go in the Casco Viejo, but my friend and I were both very disappointed by the food. We both had fish and both dishes were tough and bland. The outdoor dining was nice, but there were bright florescent lights right in front of me, and it didn't help the atmosphere much. The stray cats were a bit endearing and a bit annoying. They were obviously looking for handouts and used to getting them. I suppose some of the negatives could be chalked up to old world charm, but I have had better.

Visited March 2013
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Panama City, Panama
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Liked it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Was there a Saturday with my family. Food was good, service OK prices quiet razonable. We did enjoy our meal in this restaurant.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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