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Chano's Point


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Caribbean, Seafood, International
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews seafood pasta fruit tuna sea bass most places small place the owner local place house sauce family business hawaiian style wonderful meal amazing food best restaurant in town backyard panama sc
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

The restaurant is momentarily closed because of a large-scale renovation but if you call the owner, he can invite families / small groups of guests to his house for a semi-private meal. The house is centrally located in Sta Catalina, close to the small supermaket,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AThRB
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Intimate, simple outdoor restaurant, serving absolutely unique meals, specializing in fresh off-the-boat seafood. Unique flavors, created on the spot by the owner/chef. Influenced by Caribbean and Thai cultures. Worth every penny.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Libby H
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a huge pasta with literally 3 lobsters (small but still 3) for 25 and a tuna with a great thai sauce for 18. Very simple, cozy and friendly venue.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank VictorRp1982
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Wonderful meal! try the grouper in maracuya sauce. Start with the clams. The dinner was incredible! I cannot fathom what this would cost in the states.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mooseAustin_TX
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Outdoor local place that you wouldn’t think has the wonderful food it does. We had grouper with fruit (“Hawaiian style). OMG. It was sooo good. The fish was in a coconut sauce of some type. The fruits and veggies with it were all great. Funky...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Petethekid
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

No mystery, this is one of the best seafood we had in Santa Catalina. Watch out portions :) are big but so delicious !

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Our best meal in Santa Catalina AND Panama so far. We had seafood pasta and the sea bass and they were both AMAZING. This was actually the best seafood pasta I had in my life. Portions are good and whatever you order you get a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Mplove84
Reviewed December 11, 2017

The best seafood I have ever eaten!!! so goood I have to go back , Chano is amazing chef and he has been called to work in many restaurants but he keeps it roots and only serves a couple of tables every night!!! his food...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Juan M
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We were in SC 18 months ago and specifically came back because we wanted Chano's food again, and it did not disappoint! We started with a HUGE plate of clams - the owner recommended them and wow, it was incredible. They also had some fruit...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We have been here continuously two night because of the taste of foods and the freshness as well. This place have operated by family with a kid.I'm assuming as you visiting Coiba island you should have visit this small place too.best foods we had during...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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