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Via Veneto | El Congrejo, Panama City, Panama
236-3600
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labtec359
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

only 1 person working in the register. takes FOREVER to call your food. Easy to order because of numbers & pictures but it took 50 min to get my meal. Everyone works in turtle speed...

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San Antonio, Texas
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I've eaten at this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. Service, waiting time, atmosphere, and food was excellent. I will sure visit this restaurant again. This time I ordered the chicken with its special Chinese taste, fried rice and wonton.

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Thank Lizivipa
Tampere
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129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The food is ok... once it gets there. I think i had to wait way too long for such a simple dish to arrive. However when it did arrive the taste was good (for what you are paying). Around 7-10 dollars per plate... its ok. Kills hunger. But a bit too slow... One good thing is that they open until... More 

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Thank santvf
Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Don Lee offers a nice variety of Chinese food at reasonable prices. It is a Chinese restaurant in a similar fashion to Macdonalds. The service is prompt and friendly. It is located near Via Veneto and the Panama Hotel. If you would like fast chinese food this is your place.

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Thank MaddyfromOz
Miami, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Frequent traveling over decades provides a multitude of experiences' some great, some not...Wishing a casual meal I walked into Don Lee whose appearance was pleasant and the familiar woks suggested the meal would be acceptable. Astoundingly I could not eat the vegetarian chop suey and tofu. It was absolutely horrible. Panama City has many great and acceptable restaurants. This is... More 

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Thank whataplaceX
Charleston, West Virginia
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I've had lots of BAD Chinese food in Panama and this was much better than most. The menu was easy to deal with if you don't speak Spanish--got to like the pictures! The food was good, quick, and not expensive.

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Thank TSKWVU70
Panama City, Panama
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

If you like McDonalds, Kfc, wendy's and the like, and also love chinese food,mthis is a place for you. The food is good, but also is the 'commercial' version of Chinese food, so you can't complain. The combination rice and sweet and sour pork is good.

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Thank Rolando_Jose_RDL
Escazu, Costa Rica
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Quick, tasty food for a budge price. I had spicy shrimp with vegetables and white rices takeout. From the time i ordered until I was out the door was less then 10 min. Really enjoyed the food in my hotel room.

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Thank Broho
Metro Manila, Philippines
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552 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten in several of their branches and it serves it purpose. It is cheap , fast and filling. If it is your first time in one, you need to line up in the counter and choose your meal like any other fastfood outlet. They have set menu called Clans and pictures are on the menu board. Servings are per... More 

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Thank combat66
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Well, this is what you get for fast Chinese food. The place looks ok, like most fast food joints, but then you get to the service, where you have way to many people behind the counter and non of them seem to care about what they are doing. The food is below average, even for fast food. It is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Fast Food, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Veneto | El Congrejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 236-3600

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