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Riesen

Calle D, El Cangrejo, Frente al Hotel Toscana Inn, Panama City, Panama
+507 264-0473
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Calle D, El Cangrejo, Frente al Hotel Toscana Inn, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed January 4, 2018

Unfortunately I can’t join the praises of most of the critics listed here. My wife and me made a reservation via email for the 7 courses tasting menu for 60,00 $ US p.p. according to the restaurant’s website for December the 31st. We tried to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
6  Thank 864Reise
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

From the outside, this hidden gem looks very unassuming. However, when we were warmly greeted inside by our lovely waitress (also the mother of the chef - the same chef who won Top Chef Panama 3 years ago!) we knew we were in a good...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank SimiValecha
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here based on gluten friendly reviews. It was one of the best decisions we made on our trip! It was a wonderful dining experience, a must try for any foodie. The food is local, organic and gourmet. The owner is absolutely wonderful...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Kristina009
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Fantastic restaurant and AMAZING service. Personally attended by the owner of the restaurant who couldn't speak higher about the dishes, ingredients and the people taking care of the crops. I loved their food but mostly is that feeling of being at home, tkane care of,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank atl010684
Reviewed November 13, 2017

It is invigorating to see young Chefs take on the old recipes and give them a twist. The 3 hour experience requires you to be patient and open to explore the influences that shaped the Panamanian cuisine. The attention to detail and techniques displayed by...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Romperine
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

After writing hundreds of reviews for TripAdvisor I wanted to be able to give this restaurant a great review. Unfortunately, based on my recent dinner, I am not able to. Although I could see that another time might be very different, my dinner was disappointing....More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank Tcook8
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Looking at the presentation and balance of different tastes I would say it is a Michelin star restaurant! Very good food, explanation to every dish. Nice drinks and cool, friendly atmosphere in the restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Agata A
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

We picked Riesen based on its innovation and on previous reviews. We were not disappointed. We went on a Monday evening - relatively early - so were not surprised to be the only ones dining (at least for the first few courses). My expectation of...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Outstanding meal and excellent service. Menu is fixed price, tapas-style dinner that takes advantage of fresh, local produce. Probably one of the most creative chiefs we have encountered anywhere in the world. Do not miss this place if you are in Panama City.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank O8037PUbriank
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Great place.....Menu was unique & food was delicious, Service was outstanding. 6+ Rating. Excellent +

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank MJA312
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watergirl918
December 18, 2016|
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Response from Hernan C | Property representative |
Hello! we will offer a five-course tasting menu at $100 per person at 7 pm sharp. We still have a few seats available and would be very happy to host you. See you soon.
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francisco2pr
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Nicolas P | Reviewed this property |
casual business
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Alicia K
July 24, 2016|
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Response from tgc76 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the menu changes but you can't go wrong with anything on there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle D, El Cangrejo, Frente al Hotel Toscana Inn, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 264-0473
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