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“Great staff and food, incredible view” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tantalo Kitchen

Tantalo Kitchen
Ranked #12 of 888 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Edmonton, Canada
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104 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great staff and food, incredible view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Recommended by a friendly staff member (THANKS Larissa!), our family made Tantalo our headquarters for our day in Casco Viejo. Extremely welcoming, great modern interior, super comfy chairs and couches to rest after a day strolling the bricked streets of Old Town Panama. Very reasonably priced, with food so good you'll order seconds! And a view upstairs that is one of the best contrasts of the New World skyscrapers and Old World Architecture we have ever seen. MUST STOP HERE.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Geneva, Switzerland
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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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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