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Latin, Seafood, Central American
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Final de la Calle 50 | 4to Local a Mano Izquierda, Panama City 0816, Panama
+507 391-4657
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After many times finally in our last visit to Panama we managed to get a reservation. We picked this restaurant as it offers local dishes in a modern and exquisite interpretation. The quality of the food is top notch. The staff is attentive. There is a good space between tables. It is a good restaurant for family gathering. In our... More 

Thank Nedelka M
Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a reservation based on reviews and Maito own claims of " nueva cocina panameña" On the night of our visit restaurant remained 2/3s empty, reservation was made through the hotel. We were initially assigned a table in an entirely unattractive side room, upon our request then given a table in the main dining room ,however next to the kitchen... More 

Thank WCD2013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to tell you, not sure if it was the hype or what but we were expecting very high quality food, service, etc. Especially as it is ranked in Latin America but maybe it was an off night. As foodies, this was not up there. The service was average for Panama. The food was a bit better than average... More 

Thank Bola2218
Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely 3 course meal at which each dish was enjoyed and complimented. This included the beef carpaccio, beetroot carpaccio, lamb and duos corvina starters; 4 fish mains and desert. Throughly enjoyed the tres leches option with a perfect baileys inclusion. The atmosphere was calm and perfect for a farewell meal for visiting family. The staff were attentive.... More 

Thank Margaret H
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was very good and flavored . Well-presented, the waiters are kindly and pay attention of you all dinner-time. DEFINITELY RECOMMENDED to people who wants to eat fine Panamanian plate.

Thank gustavon844
river forest
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place! The service and the food were both outstanding. We had the corvina fish dish and loved it!! Highly recommend.

Thank clarkpott
New York City
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lunch we had here is one the best meals I can remember. Every dish was very good, and some were amazing. We had some trouble finding the place (the signs out front are discreet), but are very glad that we did. I highly recommend it.

Thank dtk1
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very Elegant dining experience. Menus are in Spanish so lots of translating...even my Spanish speaking cousins had trouble translating the menu to English. Regardless the food was outstanding! A great experience.

Thank skikv
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch visit; we at on the terrace. Service was warm and attentive. All of the dishes were of high quality, but a few standouts: taquitos de cordero and spicy tuna, smoky and peppery. Fish duplings attractive, but not executed as well. Main plates the tamale de costilla, (no tamale really) but a thick and well cooked pork rib with a... More 

Thank andrewcrosby
Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really appreciate the complex and always inspiring cuisine at this first Michelin 5 Star restaurant in Panama. Outstanding value for a world class dining experience. The waiter quickly perceived that my wife was uncomfortable in front of the A/C and volunteered to move us to another table. Food was served quickly but we never felt "rushed to get out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Latin, Seafood, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Final de la Calle 50 | 4to Local a Mano Izquierda, Panama City 0816, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 391-4657

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