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Al Dente

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Amador Causeway | Despues Del Figale CC, Panama City, Panama
+507 314-0722
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

The food is ok, not expensive, but not great. The biggest event was the stray cats begging for food.... if you don't like stray cats, don't eat there.

Thank polarbearpenguin
Panama City, Panama
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

Out on Amador and easy to drive by and miss, Al Dente really does know how to cook pasta al dente. And their sauces are very good. Service is a bit slow but then that is Panama. I would go regularly if it were not such a drive to get to.

Thank panamamover
New Zealand
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

Wonderful Pastas and sea food. I had PPP (Prosciutto, Peas, Pana) with Fetuccine , and bruschetta as starter. One of my guests ordered sea food - langostinos and another one ordered chicken with white sauce and pasta and loved it. They have a goof chef. The restaurant has wide open area and a wonderful view of amador and sea. The... More 

Thank smsingh
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

Love this restaurant with it's outdoor seating (and awesome ocean view) - even on a hot night, the ceiling fans keep it comfortable. Do take your bug spray - with outdoor seating come bugs for sure. Unlike most restaurants in Panama, the food portions are huge here - easily shared by a parent and child, or 2 adults with dessert... More 

Thank GerbDaisy
Koksijde, Belgium
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2012

Just outside the city and never traffic jams to get till the islands at the end of the Amador causeway... Excellent panorama over the water -towards the islands and the city- and always a tasteful dish as per my repeated experiences. The beef fillets and mignon fillets use to come the very way you want them done. Taste the fish... More 

1 Thank werner V
Panama City, Panama
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

Food is slightly above average, nice outdoor setting looking at the water. Nothing outstanding, but also not disappointing.

1 Thank Rfour
Swan Lake
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2011

After a long walk down Almador Causeway, all I wanted was a light meal and a cold Coke. From the street, the dining area looked like the perfect spot - cool, breezy. After two minutes of standing at the Hostess desk, the chef, who was watching the floor, directed me to a seat where I was immediately given a menu... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2011

During my recent visit to Panama we came across this beautiful restaurant in Amador. Our food was excellent but the service was what really impacted me. My husband was having a birthday two days later and I was planning on having a gathering somewhere else, but that night I decided to give AL DENTE a try. I asked for prices... More 

Thank travelling_kitten

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amador Causeway | Despues Del Figale CC, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 314-0722

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