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“Great food AND view”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Tantalo Kitchen

Tantalo Kitchen
Ranked #14 of 978 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Geneva, Switzerland
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great food AND view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

An "alternative" place in the old town with good food and a nice terrace.

Ideal for going with a group of people and sharing food over a table.

  • Visited November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great service... fantastic food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

We arrived in Casco Viejo and I was really ill. I stopped into this place for directions and Raphael was soo helpful pointing us in the way to find medicine. He offered me free water and a chance to relax for a moment. I was so impressed with his genuine kindness. We decided to come back for dinner and what a good choice. This place is beautifully decorated and a real treat. The food was the best we ate in Panama and all the staff were lovely. This place is a gem. Try the mac n cheese con camarones. It's freaking AWESOME

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Ursdyer
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Bridgetown, Barbados
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Went here for my 30th Bday and we loved it!! great Food, great people, 10 out of 10. From the art to the staff you cant go wrong.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Barry B
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Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great ambience & amicable staff!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

We have been going to Tantalo since it opened, and have always had a good time. But, I recently held a work dinner there- very last minute for 15 people. Rafael & Ricky were super accommodating with the reservation, and did a great job on selecting the right dishes for a pretty diverse group (composed of vegetarians, vegans, non-fish eaters, and regular joes from the US/Panama/Mexico). Our drinks were never empty and we all left having really enjoyed ourselves!

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1 Thank LCJ2011
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seattle
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“DRINKS ON THE ROOF AND TAPAS DOWNSTAIRS”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

On our first night in Panama City four of us wandered around Casco Viejo,worked up an appetite and dropped in to Tantalo. We first went up to the roof (there is an elevator) and enjoyed cocktails and a very beautiful sunset. Our service was very friendly. Then we went downstairs to the restaurant and were immediately seated. We ordered six tapas dishes for the four of us to share -turned out to be just right. Everything was very tasty - octopus very tender. The civiche was delicious. Our waiter Raphael was very knowledgeable - he lived in Miami for 30 years so we didn't need to practice our Spanish. We had a fun evening and liked all of our food.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank kerwriter
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