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Seafood, Central American, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

My husband and I dined at Bona chica last week and had such a delicious meal! We split the mixed ceviche and then paella. Both dishes were so very good! In addition, our waiter - Luis I believe was his name - was so helpful....I used my limited Spanish and he used his limited English and we figured it out! Luis started our dining experience by bringing us a sample of the Covina ceviche. Everything about the restaurant is wonderful! Would definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

One of the locals at our hotel suggested this restaurant. It was fabulous! Prices were very reasonable and our waiter Luis was great. The ensalada con camarones was the best, many fresh vegetables warm and steamed to perfection with many many tender shrimp! The maricada...de las casa fed 2 of us and it was so delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant 🙂More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 31, 2019

I ate here 2 nights in a row, not because it was so good but it's convenience to my hotel. As in Costa Rica it seems in Panama seasoning food doesn't happen. Bland food needs help.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was quite busy on a weekday evening and offers air conditioning in one large room while the climate of the rest of the restaurant is more tropical. The service was fantastic and our food came quickly; the problem was the quality and flavor....A lot of people were eating the same thing we ordered, a mixed seafood platter, and seemed quite happy. Maybe our language skills were to blame, but the proffered dish didn’t seem to be what was described by the waiter. I might give this another try on a future visit and order differently.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

My wife had the baby lobster thermador and I had the langostine These dishes were excellent and the servings were large. The wine and 🍺 were cold. The server was very friendly and professional and he spoke excellent english. Cost was a bit higher than...other restaurants bit the food was excellent. All in all it was good value. Will go back again.More

Date of visit: April 2017
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Great casual places to enjoy a cold beer and some sea foods dishes, the restaurant environment have a private or public areas to be choose, overall is a safe places.

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed January 25, 2017

The owner was very friendly, the monkeys were fun to watch, the room was clean and the food was good. They even packed our sandwich lunches in one of their coolers for our beach excursion to another island.

Date of visit: December 2016
Reviewed November 16, 2016

excellent lobster at a great price. Cheap beers with a complementary shot glass of ceviche with each beer!!

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been to this reastaurant many times and is very good for informal eating of fish and seafood. Loved the fact that every time you ask for a beer you get a free small ceviche. Very good!

Date of visit: December 2015
Reviewed May 6, 2016

It has probably been more than a year since I have had a lobster dinner in Panama. This restaurant has had consistent good seafood over the past couple of years of my visiting. I selected the lobster dinner, steamed vegetables and a salad, The lobster...and vegetables were served hot, (sometimes a luxury in Panama) and the beer was cold.More

Date of visit: April 2016
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