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Tre Scalini

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Calle 52 and Frederico Boyd Avenue | Bella Vista, Panama City 03033, Panama
+507 269-9951
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vacaville, California
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399 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Tre Scalini this evening (11/22/2016). We have visited Panama City many, many times in the past 15 years or so ... and this is probably one of the best meals we have had here ... possibly one of the best meals we have had. Everything from the salad to the corvina to the lemon pie were excellent.... More 

Thank DennisAtkinson
Rawai, Thailand
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good and service very good - You will not leave thinking its the best meal of your life but it is a great place and wine by the bottle is not overpriced.

Thank lhexpress12
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If there had been more than just us in the restaurant (but Panama were playing at home against Mexico!) this would have been excellent. We were staying nearby and came across this by chance. The service was great, food tasty and the whole restaurant was elegantly decorated - a bit of refinement in Panama! The only disappointment in the meal... More 

Thank Guillods
Decatur, Georgia
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the ravioli and a really good glass of wine. Nothing earth shattering but it wasn't bad either. The bread used for the bruschetta was too chewy...i like it a little more toasted.

Thank Dancer W
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I recently visited Panama and stayed across the street from Tre Scalini. I went there two nights and both times was treated with outmost courtesy and the food was exquisite! I had salmon the first time and corvina the second time. I strongly recommend the restaurant!

Thank Carlos P
St. Kitts and Nevis
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Had a great dinner with my wife. Food was good and the service was good. It was also within walking distance of the Hyatt Place.

Thank James M
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

I thought the food was quite delicious and the service was fine. I ordered the Crumbed Eggplant, followed by the Primavera Pasta and finished my meal with a scrumptious Pecan Pie with Icecream for dessert. No complaints from me or my party of my four!

Thank Mark C
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

My husband and I ate at Tre Scalini with three friends. The food was adequate. The server asked me, as an offhand comment, would we like bread? I said that would be nice. He brought us burned bread in a bread basket. We had asked for separate bills for each couple. The server brought one combined bill and when we... More 

Thank gkgdawg
Tucker280954, Owner at Tre Scalini, responded to this review

Dear Customer I am very sorry about the bad experience you have in my restaurant. I appreciate if you tell me in which of my restaurants you had this bad experience. Would you provide me the address. 52 Street Uruguay Street El Dorado Costa del Este I will be more than glad to give you a concession if you wish... More 

Barrington, Illinois
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685 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

A bit on the pricey side for what you get, but the food was good. Service was a bit spotty. Standard Italian fare with no surprises.

Thank JohntheLast
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. We had the bruchetta and salmon carpaccio as a starter. As a main we had the ravioli and a pasta. As a dessert we had the cheesecake. delicious! I would recommend this place to eat. Staff was very kind and helpfull.

Thank Sanne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 52 and Frederico Boyd Avenue | Bella Vista, Panama City 03033, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 269-9951
“an intimate and hospitable atmospherealways combined with a reliable kitchen..”A true Italian restaurant in Panama City, Panama.The owner of the Tre Scalini Restaurants in Panama, Chef Giselle Borrell invites you to enjoy her authentic ...

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