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Tortuga's Lodge & Restaurant

Playa Arenal St, Pedasi 0749, Panama
+507 6419-4465
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (13 reviews)
“mexican food” (13 reviews)
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Bar, Healthy, Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Playa Arenal St, Pedasi 0749, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Who would have thought that the best Mexican food was prepared by a sweet European couple. Excellent quality with nuanced flavors. Good drinks as well.

Thank Stephani S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service at Tortugas, main entrees are very good, best Ceasar salad I've ever had!! Dressing is their own recipe. Don't waste your time on the Nacho's, they don't have these down.

Thank liturner50
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Don't think that the new management can't do Mexican just because they come from Germany! The new menu and the food are fantastic! You can tell that Mane Rothenhagen is a trained chef by watching him work in the kitchen and he knows great food...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed July 20, 2017

The fajitas were very good, lots of everything, the chicken was nicely spiced. Cold drinks, reasonable service. Music can get very loud, especially if they have a DJ.

Thank mikkelmoller
Reviewed June 9, 2017

There was overly loud music playing the whole time. The fajitas were good but there was not enough lettuce,tomatoes and salsa to go with the chicken and peppers.

Thank WestFarms
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

I really like this place. It seems like it is run by a younger group of people, very friendly, margaritas were great and good was very good. I would go back for sure

Thank richard t
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We ate at Tortuga's a lot! Great vibe, excellent food, great prices! The margs were a hit for our group and Marc the owner and his staff were always super friendly, accommodating and smiling!

Thank Nicolle B
Reviewed April 12, 2017

They place had a was great, good place to go for a late night meal and the staff was excellent. Food was good and everyone was friendly.

Thank Molisco
Reviewed March 19, 2017

I stayed with Marc-Andre & Julie, the owners, for January & February ( until after Carnival- a smaller, more civilized version of Carnival Las Tablas). They have 5 casitas in the back of a Mexican Restaurant, with AC & hot water. I stayed in a...More

1  Thank Carl W
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I can honestly say they have the best Sangria I have ever tasted. The Fahjita's were fresh and different. Went with locals who recommended this place. We had a group of 5 people and not one person disliked their meal. Excellent!!

1  Thank cvandehaar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$4 - $18
Bar, Healthy, Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Arenal St, Pedasi 0749, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi
  • Phone Number: +507 6419-4465
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