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Sponsored by: Maito

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Latin America 50 best
1. Latin America 50 best
"Excellent tasting menu at 70 USD per person."
Damien L
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2. Native ingridients
2. Native ingridients
"This restaurant is now at the forefront of innovation "
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3. Local ingredients
3. Local ingredients
"Enjoy what the chef has to offer. The menu is change once a year. "
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Using all the influences of the Panama canal and natives ingredients MAITO is a Panamanian restaurant offering local food with a twist.
$25 - $55
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Latin, Central American, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Great place and nice staff We just had an issue with the salmon that was served too cold so we sent that back and it was only reheated. There were no patatoes or rice served with the dish only a very small portion of vegetables....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We tried the tasting menu. It’s a must. This restaurant in Europe probably will have one Michelin star. Super delicately and tasty food. It was a wonderful experience. All the dishes were excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

A wonderfully surprising setting. Non flashy, charming, authentic an overall surprise. Not having an English menu was a bit of a struggle. The starters were super, my main course of sea bass disappointing . Overall very well priced. Would I go again? Most definitely

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank AmritaJ
Reviewed July 27, 2019

The restaurant looks like a house, and has a terrace with a little garden. Its décor is Spartan and did not cause a particular impression upon our arrival. Luckily, it was a cool evening, and we chose a table outdoors. The drinks were enjoyable. Initially,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Bacuri
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We a had a romantic dinner yesterday night , and the terrasse was definitely a good place. Service very good, nice and helpful. The food didn’t appear so creative to me, good but not excepcional...the chef could be more creative with the amuse gueules (a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Booked my reservation a month ago. Requested an outdoor table (had read that the air conditioning inside was intense). March 23: arrived. Hostess didn't see me because, you know, single women over 30 are invisible. Hostess told me I had to eat inside because I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Although the menu is original and creative, the overall experience falls short because of the restaurant’s inexperienced and untrained staff and the noisy environment.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Nessie_the_Monster
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

We had the Degustation Menu with a bottle of Vurve Clicquot Rose Champagne, Panama Beer, Spicy Caipirinha. We great from Gabriel. Nice and relaxing ambience. Simple but nice decor. Dishes were very well presented. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NaomiUSA
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

I arrived without a reservation and was able to get a seat at the bar. The service was great, nice staff, food was delicious. Not traditional Latin American bit a modern spin. Worthy of a try.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

The food was good, but the service was poor, rushed and unwelcoming. Definitely does not merit its “one of 50 best restaurants” designation. While we were surprised to get a late 10pm reservation available, we jumped at the chance to try this place out on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from mairimouse | Reviewed this property |
Closed Sunday. Open Monday through Saturday, noon to 2:30: 7PM to 10:30
July 6, 2016|
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Response from Robert O | Reviewed this property |
You can dress casually. No bathing attire but probably anything beyond that is fine.
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