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“Enjoyable Mexican Food in Panama”
Review of La Mexicanita

Ranked #786 of 1,055 Restaurants in Panama City
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 26, 2010

The best Mexican food I have had in Panama City. The food is close to traditional with numerous selection menu - all at reasonable prices. Service is attentive to take your order, to get your food served and to take away done plates, yet, leaves you to enjoy the food and time with your tables guests. I have tried several varieties of the tacos (either soft or hard shell), the chilaquiles, the chicken tortilla soup, the guac and the flan - all enjoyable. i look forward to dropping into this place once a week or so just to satisfy my mexican taste craving.

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Reviewed April 28, 2010

I had heard this was the best or at least one of the better Mexican places in town, yet I left slightly disappointed. True it was the best of the 3-4 places I've had Mexican food but it still lacked the rich flavors to earn a 5 star review. The food is definitely more traditional and at reasonable prices but my chilaquiles while warm and filling lacked the vibrant flavors of Mexican cooking that make it so popular and my margarita was watery... my friend ordered the chicken enchiladas and while it was more flavorful than my dish it had very little sauce and cheese and a tiny side serving of beans...I think this place has a lot of potential of being the hidden gem of Mexican cooking in Panama City but it's definitely not there yet.

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Reviewed March 13, 2010

Small but clean and not expensive with lots of choices of not Tex Mex Mexican food.

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Reviewed April 14, 2009

The best burrito in tow. Ask for a "Burrito Especial". You won't make a mistake!

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Reviewed May 5, 2008

good mexican food.

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