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Tantalo Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City 123456, Panama
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was delicious, service was attentive and the atmosphere was unique, in a good way. There was also live music while we ate out dinner and the musicians were also great! Very enjoyable experience. We stayed with an airbnb host, Tantalo was recommended to us by him.

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Panama City, Panama
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tantalo is a great place for Tapas, drinks. The view from the rooftop bar is amazing. You can see parts of Casco up to the new skyline of Panama City. Expensive. Loud music on weekends but good vibe.

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Panama City, Panama
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good bar and restaurant offering a comprehensive menu of good quality meals and snacks at sensible prices. There is also a rooftop bar open only in the evenings, which has great views across the bay to the main city. Good for lunch or evening dinner. They also have accommodation but like the upstairs bar can be a little noisy... More 

Thank stevejkingsh0tt
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice casual place for a few drinks in Casco Viejo. OK finger food, but good cocktails. Rooftop is fun & usually packed on weekends, you may encounter some small dance shows with local costumes as well. Cheers :)

Thank i_segul
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic! My girlfriend and I ate here two nights out of three because it was so good! The ceviche was extremely tasty, the atmosphere is really chilled and just an all around great restaurant and bar.

Thank David S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good price on the food during the 12-7 promotion. The had 2-4-1 on some of the beers as well. The rooftop was closed till 4 so I didn't get to head up there.

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Hollywood, Florida
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to check out Casco Viejo, and this was the highest rated restaurant in the area. It was a burden to get to, due to the many narrow one-way streets, and it just seemed like I was never going to get there, but finally, I rounded a corner, and there it was. So, I handed over the keys to... More 

Thank Truffled
Washington DC Metro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was tasty.Nice ambiance. And, good service. If I ever head back to Casco Viejo, this will be a sure stop.

Thank love2travelwithclass
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooftop was very nice. The night view of the city was ok, not breath taking, maybe because it was too far way from the city. We went up there because we heard it was a popular place to party. There was a good mix of people from different places in the world. The biggest drawback for me was all... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We were excited to try it after reading the rave reviews on this site, but this place is definitely not worth 4.5 stars. The food was OK - not great. We were hoping to see some tasty Panamanian and international food but we found mostly food reminiscent of the cheesecake factory - doable but nothing to write home about .... More 

Thank Ryan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 8 y Avenida B | Casco Viejo, Panama City 123456, 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?