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La Casa del Marisco

Certificate of Excellence
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Area Bancaria, calle Manuel Maria Icaza, Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent dinner selections and a great list of wines. Impeccable and knowledgeable service in a classy and elegant ambiance.

Thank Joseph L
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Casa del Marisco is a wonderful restaurant nestled in Panama City. It has wonderful service be wait staff who attend to every need and make terrific recommendations. It is is known for and has great local seafood choices. The dishes are flavored so well and creatively presented. We had both the mixed grill seafood and the mix in a... More 

Thank jswflights
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique restaurant. You mustn't miss it if you visit Panama City. The seafood appetizers were delicious and they have the best crab and lobster outside of New England. Also, the selection of wines is extraordinary, with some rare Spanish white wines.

Thank JC P P
Richmond, Canada
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a good seafood restaurant in Panama city center area! The interior is elegantly designed and decorated. The seafood was very fresh, even fresher than sea food served in the Fish Market. The food was undoubtedly great but the service was not desirable. When we asked for bill, we found 10% service charge was already silently charged. The... More 

Thank Junbai
San Juan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fancy restaurant with surprising reasonable prices on the food. The drinks are measured and not worth the price, though. I had a fresh grouper filet with roasted garlic which was delicious. The bread is hot and really good. Service is average. But the atmosphere is great and you feel like you are in a top notch place, which it actually... More 

Thank GrandeSanJuan
Panama City, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here a few times for special ocassions. The mero a la bilbaina is outstanding. Sangria is also good. It's expensive. It's better to make reservations. We like La Casa Del Marisco, but there are better restaurants in Panama of this category and prices.

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
New York
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we got there, the guard at the entrance asked someone inside to open the door for us and told me it was for security reason because the area is not safe (I felt uncomfortable right away) the food was expensive because of the atmosphere. I have tried same quality for a lot less in Panama. The service was not... More 

Thank W0nderW0nder
Caracas, Venezuela
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently on a business trip to Panama and someone suggested we visit La Casa del Marisco. It is aptly named. I guess that you can find in its menu everything that swims in the Pacific, east of Panama City. Appetizers were abundant, fresh and tasty. The CENTOLLO was the star (spider crab I think it is in english).... More 

Thank CSB_Caracas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a place highly recommended by a local and we were not satisfied. First the wine we selected was not available, then, they ran out of ceviche and do not remember what else they did not have. The waiter was friendly and tried to help suggesting other options but he should she advised when we sat down what they... More 

Thank Andres E
Narberth, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this is supposed to be an in place for seafood, as recommended by the Hilton, it is a mediocre restaurant with pretensions. The menu is extensive, but the portions are on the small side and not exciting. Not worth a second try.

Thank larryderm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Spanish, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Area Bancaria, calle Manuel Maria Icaza, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 223-7755

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