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Tantalo Kitchen

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Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
507-262-4030
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Austin, TX
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went out for dinner and drinks - we tried many dishes the one that stood out the most was the cous cous risotto and definitely try the passion fruit mojito.

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Thank ronnizia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Try the rooftop for stunning city view. Interesting decor & artwork downstairs. We tried the Medallions & coconut chicken, both tender & tasty. I ordered rice in addition to the coconut chicken as it needed a side dish. Polite staff.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a yummy lunch here. The food is terrific. Service is great. A tad pricey, and the seating is a bit uncomfortable.

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Thank Constance L
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In a nutshell, excellent both food and service. The environment is pleasant and the decoration makes you feel comfortable. The tables and seats are high. I ordered a kind of Indian Chicken which was delicious with a local good beer and my wife ordered a mixed of different kinds of meat which was also very good. The Casco Viejo is... More 

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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food and service here are top notch! The waitress we had was working the whole floor by herself, and yet never missed a beat. She took her time to explain everything very well (types of tapas), our food arrived hot, delicious, and she kept checking on us - always with a gracious smile. Highly recommended!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here our first night in Panama City. Fun atmosphere, adventurous menu. Especially enjoyed the seafood dishes. Server provided great recommendations. Highly recommend!

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 7 hour layover in Panama City so we hired a cab to take us to the old town as we had read good reviews of Tantalo and wanted to check it out. Tantalo did not disappoint. I would estimate it is one of the best pub/restaurants in the Americas. I had a burrito on steroids that was... More 

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Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Casco for Spanish school for 2 weeks, and this place had an awesome lunch deal for $6 for a drink and a chicken burrito (or a bunch of other options). Rooftop bar is also cool on a weekend.

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & nice atmosphere. The food is served tapas-style & portion sizes were similar to other tapas places we've visited. Fun atmosphere, but definitely not quiet enough to carry on a dinner conversation with a group. Service was good & our waiter spoke English, which was helpful. We called early in the day & requested an early reservation for... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place during the day for lunch and at night! Great food options with a very bohemian ambiance. Everything on the menu is like small plates, so you can order several for the table to share, or order like 2 each to fill you up. Came back at night for their rooftop party and that was fun as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 507-262-4030

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