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El Sol Bistro Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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$6 - $30
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Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews bread pasta steak el sol the owner you will not be disappointed delicious dinner each evening my birthday spectacular views own garden an amazing place main course amazing chef michael rooms hotel
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

It is not a proper restaurant, although there is a menu. Owner will offer specials, which he personally prepares, with fresh ingredients and home made pasta. Unfortunately, that’s all there is to it. It lacks ambiance, given that there are only two large tables to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Antonio_em_Brasilia
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2019

Dear Antonio, Thank you for your review. I think you had the italian bistro menu at $25. 4 antipasti, courgettes, aubergine and frsh japanese mushrooms amd ho,e made garlic bread. Followed by home made fettuchinni with asparagus and cherry tomatoes And Chateau Briand with potato...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019

Michael, the owner, is very passionate about his food and you can taste it in his cooking. Our first dinner was fresh made pasta with prawns. The pasta and prawns were cooked perfectly. The view of the ocean and surrounding hills from the restaurant is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Go579735
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind comments. Come back soon. Food will get better. Mike

Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited this restaurant 4 times for dinner and was pleasantly surprised each time. Michael is an amazing chef who takes great pride in his creations. Well done!!!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2019

So kind to have come and shared my passion. I look forward to yoir next visit if you come by. Regards Mike

Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Truly unbelievable to find a top 2% establishment in a rural area of Panama. Just go and eat whatever he says to. Had several meals here, all incredible.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 877chipp
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2019

Dear Chip & Sherry, It was such a pleasure to have met you both! I hope that next time you come to Panama you will come & stay. Meynbenwe can go fishing together Take care. Best Mike

Reviewed February 15, 2019

Three courses with a choice of salmon or chateaubriand. You would have to travel half way across Panama to find a restaurant that even comes close to the overall satisfaction of this meal. Add the unique beauty of this hotel and the total is really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ted S
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2019

Dear Ted, I'll miss you and Cathy when you leave. See you before you go. Mike

Reviewed January 1, 2019

The moment we walked up to El Sol Bistro Restaurant for lunch, we knew it was going to be an experience worth remembering. First of all, El Sol has a stunning view over Morrillo Beach and a very relaxing laid back atmosphere. The menu offering...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Moni_torridzone
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

Sorry for responding so late to your review. I am so glad that you found your delights here. When ever your back in the area. Please pass by and say hi. Scinserely Mike

Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Before this I have tried already some different restaurants in Panama City with excellent ratings - but the El Sol Restaurant (south of Torio) was the best experience of all of them so far. I also read all the good reviews before and was not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Hey!! Thanks for making the effort to come all that way by taxi to eat!! It was a pleasure to meet and chat. Regards Mike

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Simply put: the best food I had in 2 month traveling Costa Rica and Panama! The steak was tender and tasty the deserts mind blowing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Surfshack
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Stephan, Thank you for your kind words. So lovely to meet and chat with you both. Clme back soon. Mike

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a coffee. Great view but loosy coffee for a ridiculous high price of $6 for two. Worst value for money in all of Panama.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Odenhoven
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

I thank you for your visit. I am most upset that the coffee didn't meet your expectation. We are very proud of our coffee. The coffee is made by an award winning coffee maker in Boquette - www.longboardcoffees.com and we sell much of it to...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Mike rocks, the Food is the best I have had in Panama, the pool was sweet, location is spot on. We will be back in a few months again!!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bruz1111
Michael R, Owner at El Sol Bistro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Look forward to your next visit. Mike

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Absolutely Not! ;) Almost all the sauces are home made from local ingredients..
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