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Don Chacho Grill

$$ - $$$
Central American, Latin, Spanish
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Playa Coronado, Panama
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever you do, DON'T leave without trying the rotisserie chicken with chimichurri. You will not regret it. Add some yuca and patacones (fried planteens). You can thank me later ;) Oh! they make a nice sangria as well

Thank travelling_kitten
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Don Chacho Grill, on the patio, during our vacation in Playa Coronado. It is located very conveniently close to Coronado Bay Condos where we were staying. This was my night for steak and the filet I had was great! Cooked perfectly to my medium rare taste.

Thank PhoenixDennis
Woodstock, Georgia
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Nice quiet environment and good service. Nice small salads and wonderful sides. My wife really liked the Sangria, Basic wine list with good pricing focusing on wines from Argentina and Chile. Will definitely be back, very reasonable price for the quality of food

Thank William S
Airmont, New York
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch. I ordered the filet mignon which was not really anything resembling filet mignon in the US. I asked for medium rare and it was pretty well done. Not terrible, just not what I was expecting. The ceviche was very tasty (although very salty). I have a huge aversion to cilantro so I was very pleased... More 

Thank SP1_1971
Panama City, Panama
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Coronado for lunch and without a doubt went for Don Chacho. The food was amazing as always, but the service has gone down. We wanted to order burgers with patacones instead of fries and they wouldn't even try to ask if they could change it. They don't smile and seem to pay more attention to the customers... More 

Thank Lourdes U
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

My husband and I stopped by for lunch. I ordered a bacon cheesebuger with no onion and my husband ordered chicken as we ordered in spanish. When i got my cheeseburger there were onions the one burnt piece of bacon and the hamburger was badly charred but raw on the inside. My husband chicken was over cooked, when we brought... More 

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Queens, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was a very nice restaurant. Staff was very friendly and service was good. The Panamanian Chicken and Rice was delicious and so were the beef empanadas. We actually went back the next night and got half a dozen to go!

Thank kbangonut
Playa Coronado, Panama
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Food OK.. many servers around, but not looking after you... Poor acoustics, very loud, had a hard time understanding each other. Instead of turning on air conditioners, they opened the doors and more hot air rushed in... not going back for awhile.

Thank BettyBoop955
Henderson, Nevada
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298 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

We have house guests and bragged about Don Chaco. Before we arrived at the restaurant, we were Skyping with a mutual friend back in the States who raved about the meal they had had with us at Don Chaco back in February. A few minutes later, we arrived at Don Chaco and, thanks to the wood fire, the place smells... More 

Thank KSSeaB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

We rented a vacation home nearby and came to eat here twice. The service during our first visit was a little slow, but hey it's vacation, no need to be in a rush. The food was good though so we came back for dinner one night. The service at dinner was much better. All of the food we tried was... More 

Thank Paul A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Central American, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Coronado, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Cocle Province  >  Playa Coronado
  • Phone Number: 240-1930
I could not find any reviews for any restaurants at Coronado Beach Panama, This area has many restaurants and more being built as the area is growing. This is also a tourist area and Coronado Beach is on the travel forum. I could not right an address as I could not find one but it is on the main road going into Coronado Beach. Thanks

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?