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San Mateo, David, Panama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My go to spot in David for late night snacks and hookah. Best late night ambiance in the city. Do yourself a favor and order one of the "mesa" samplers. Just try to finish it all haha.

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Thank Josh D
Starnberg, Bayern, Germany
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We had the platter for two. The appetizers were the best part. Nice and fresh. Meat was a bit dry but tasty. Had to ask for more salad otherwise it would've been too dry. Side salad should be a bit bigger. Service was fast. We were the only ones there.

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Thank Alex P
New York
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The service was good. The food was good - nice to have some authentic Lebanese food in Latin America. An outside patio is available. My partner & I visited with another couple. The bill was about $30 - we each put in a $20 bill and expected about (obviously) change. No one returned so we asked about our change. The... More 

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David, Panama
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

They have kept their quality; it isn't the most authentic Lebanese experience, but it is OK, and the service is good, the owner is usually present and checking on you. Being from David, I am a repeat customer, a few times each year.

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Thank Irisel3
Boquete, Panama
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

They have some good stuff and other not so much. The meat is cooked too dry, like leather. Will probably go back for a salad.

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Thank Steve S
Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I went to Rincon Libanes to order a fattoush salad to go one afternoon while I was staying in David as I was intrigued by the fact that there was a middle eastern restaurant in the area. While the salad was ok even though they didn't use real pita for the pita chips (perhaps due to its unavailability in David... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Very simple and plain arabic food. Nothing special to highlight. Eggplant cream was just OK and rolled Shawarma are very thins! I ate Arabic food regulary and you are not missing much. For a quick bite and cravings is ok.

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Thank Ferplay28
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this visit, as the restaurant was recommended by other travellers. Unfortunately we were not so impressed. The service was very slow, and the meal itself rather bland. We will not recommended this restaurant.

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Thank Anita N
Panama City, Panama
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I recently visited this little place that is located right next to the Bremen Tire Center on the road with the "old" McDonalds, and were very pleased with everything from the service, to the tastiness of the food, to the portions we received, as well as the price we paid. I had the beef shish kabob, which... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Four of us ate here, it was our first time, we had heard good things but we were disappointed in the service, the food was good, but pricy as was the wine. I had the speciality of the house, others had the steak and camerones, all good, as was the tabouleh. However, the lack of training of the service staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Mateo, David, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David

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