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“Overrated”
Review of Boulevard Balboa

Boulevard Balboa
Ranked #297 of 1,041 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $3 - $10
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Many people had recommended this place as a good option for a cheap, late-night, fast sandwich dinner option. They raved about the sandwiches and the location, the beautiful Balboa Avenue. This is why I was very disappointed after each of my two visits. The sandwiches are very greasy and they are not cheap for their quality or size. At first glance there appears to be much variety on the menu, but there is little difference among the sandwiches. The service is very poor as well. My husband's sandwich was served about fifteen minutes before mine was ready. The indoor seating area is poorly lit and the furniture is very old. It almost looks like a school cafeteria. We have decided not to return.

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Thank Lungui
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Ripp off joint with bad service and gave me a hard time when when I asked for pensionado discount!! Asked for a chichen sandwich and got 2 small chicken pieces 7.95.
Will never go back to this joint!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Service sucks also!

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Thank Davis70
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

We dined here twice, once for dinner which was good local food. We also had a sandwich another day - recommend the club sandwich!! Well priced. Service is a little slow outside.

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Thank JamesOwen
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Cafe Boulevard Balboa is an older, basic restaurant. Think Diner. The prices are good, The food is good,The service is spotty. We've had very good service one day and not so good another. It just depends on the waiter. Most of the waiters have worked there for years.
Breakfast is really good and for $6.00 a person you can have bacon, eggs, bread, OJ and coffee. Their Hamburgers are large and served on the traditional grilled Egg Bread. Papa Frtas Espanol are like hand made potatoe chips and totally addicting. I've had their Fettucine Alfredo and it's pretty good. You don't go to Boulevard Cafe to dine, you go to eat and for that it's great.

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Thank TravelingChris
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Reviewed June 11, 2012 via mobile

Growing up my dad use to bring me here for breakfast every saturday.

25 years later and after moving to a better location their menu is the same, the prices are higher and their food........well lets say its not as good as I remembered.

This is tipical Panamanian mentality, high prices, low quality.



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1  Thank ivanruizjr
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