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Restaurante Isla Iguana

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Central American, South American
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Calle Principal, Pedasi 0749, Panama
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Chapin, South Carolina
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2016

We loved this restaurant and the staff and owners were so friendly even though they didn't speak much English and our Spanish was very limited. The food was excellent and the price was good. Very enjoyable.

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Thank LisaNord1
Zermatt, Switzerland
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Having been given the address by a group of fishermen who were catching lobsters on the Distiladeros beach in Pedasi for this restaurant, we went there to order fish to go. The family owning this local place was very friendly and prepared a meal for our eleven-person family in half an hour. The fish was fresh and tasty. A very... More 

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Thank AbFaBSwiss
Boulder, Colorado
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Our Tour guide tipped us off that this was a real local place that served good food at a good price. She was right! We were happy with the meal, the service, and the atmosphere. It's on the outskirts of town on the Main Street running through town. It is run by a family that has lived in the area... More 

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Thank briankcoffey
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 16, 2015

This place is known to have some of the best ceviche in the area. The food was very good. The staff does not speak too much english so be prepared to practice your spanish.

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Thank JJ_cool_L
Rochester, NY
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Nothing fancy, no frills but basic Panamanian food. Mainly locals, TV blaring like many traditional eateries. Rice and shrimp dish was bland but fish with herbs was quite delicious.

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Thank kpaine8
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2015

They have a very good food, specially the fish, but the place is hot and many flies around. There are not many parking spots, but can park around.

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Thank Gabriel O
Tel Aviv, Israel
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2015

average food of a petrol station restaurant. Too greasy food. decoration of past times. not very appetizing. .

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Thank av3010
Panama
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2015

Everything is fresh and prepared to your liking. The service nice and friendly. Traditional dishes are their forte and they do them well.

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Thank blkdolfin
Miami, Florida
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2015

The food is average at best. They were out of all fish except for amberjack and whole fried corvina. There were no potatoes, fries, or salad available. I ordered the clam appetizer. It was good. Everything Else was so-so, and not inexpensive by Panamanian standards.

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Thank igot2itchyfeet
Lethbridge, Canada
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96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

All of the dishes we had here were excellent. The seafood was very fresh. It seems to be a very local place. They have a menu in English as well. And the passionfruit juice was delicious!

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Thank onelife14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Central American, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, Pedasi 0749, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi

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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?