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Cafe Mar

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$25 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, Sushi, Latin, Spanish, South American
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Service left much to be desired. They never came to check on us, we had to flag them down any time we needed a drink refill!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 410rachell
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Because of convenience I returned from a previous mediocre meal. Bad news, It has gotten worse. Beautiful ambience with a large pizza oven that greets you when you walk in, there is also inscribed on their glass outdoor, pizza, but guess what? They don't serve...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank floridaman2014
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Over the past few years this cafe has gone from a great example of the new-wave of Panama cafe/restaurants to one which you should walk quickly past. My meal there last night was confirmation that it has hit a new low. I visited there early...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank xyork
Reviewed April 4, 2017

We stayed right next door and ate here a few times- great ceviche, skirt steak and pizza! Service was always consistently good and very friendly. Love the mural!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Massagegirl606
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

After searching a bunch of options on TA, decided to try this place because it checked the most of my boxes, seafood, local, sushi, etc. even though it wasn't the highest ranked on TA it was close to my hotel. The service was excellent, they...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Wayne R
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Friday night, the ambience is awesome and the food was excellent too, a bit over priced for the portions but they view from upstairs is amazing, make sure to be there round about sunset :)

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Tashima G
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner at Cafe Mar! The food and wine were great, and the human touch made it much more memorable. Daniello, a co-owner, visited our table and not only was a great help with the menu and wine list, but also chatted with...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Barryke
Reviewed February 23, 2017

This is a cute little place right on Avenida Balboa, great to sit out on the patio for a drink and a bite. Service was great and the food was tasty, however it is fairly pricey and the menu is kind of all over the...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank kimberlys244
Reviewed February 3, 2017

If you are not that hungry and looking for a nice place to grab a drink and an app, this is a nice place with super décor and a pleasant staff. If you are hungry, well you better order a lot because the portions are...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank floridaman2014
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place, very nice ambiance and very friendly staff. We tasted some sushi, then an excelent grilled pulpo and some desserts, everything really satisfying ...! The italian manager Danilo suggested us some gin cocktail and a tasting of Ron abuelo. We are looking forward...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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