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“Pizza and beer” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Rana Dorada

La Rana Dorada
Ranked #10 of 804 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
San Jerónimo, Masaya, Nicaragua
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Pizza and beer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

Great pizza great beer. The pizzas are big too and can be shared or taken home as an extra meal. Was pretty impressed with this place.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Laurel H
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Cork, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great to find high quality draft beer!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Only had a few afternoon beers at this lovely microbrewery, just as you start ascending into Casco Viejo from the Hop-on, Hop-off bus stop. Don't be put off by exterior, this is a cool place with a great beer selection

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
Thank Joe F
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best spot for cold beer on a hot day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Went here (the old town location) twice for lunch as the beer is good and we had the best ceviche here that we had in Panama. Good three meat pizza as well (we took the servers advice). Outside seating is available, but the well air conditioned inside with a cold pint of tasty beer made for a great retreat on hot days. Super clean bathrooms as well.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
Thank Doug D
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Brooklyn, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Skip the food!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

Decent atmosphere, clean, fine beer.

The food was really poor. The nachos are covered in squeeze cheese and "guacamole-style dip" -- you know, that green stuff they're not allowed to call guacamole because it's not actually made with avocados. The whiskey sour was horrible. It was served in a giant plastic pint glass and was sickeningly sweet.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Copyedster
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San Francisco, California, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Worst dining experience in Panama”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Spent 12 hours traveling on two connecting flights to get into Panama City late Friday night. A friend suggested the La Rana Dorado in Casco Viejo, not the one in El Cangrejo which we should have went to instead. Decided to order a Pizza to go to take back to the hotel. Made the order directly with the Bar Manager and told it would be 30-minutes. Took a table 5' away to sit and placed an order for Ceviche while waiting with the waitress.

As we were waiting got a half a glass of wine spilled on me by a server. Checked in with Bar Manager after 40 minutes and was told the Pizza is coming. Never got the order of Ceviche either. In fact a table right next to us that were seated 15 minutes after us were served their food and drink order as we patiently waited over an hour with nothing from the kitchen. Brought this all to the attention of the restaurant manager. He had no response, no excuses, no apologies and no business as we walked out hungry and tired. I cannot recommend this restaurant to others. Hopefully the La Rana Doredo in Casco Viejo. maybe the level of customer service in El Cangrejo is better.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank SF808
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