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“Good meeting spot”
Review of Boulevard Balboa

Boulevard Balboa
Ranked #297 of 1,070 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $3 - $10
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed July 18, 2013

The Boulevard Balboa is one of those city reataurants that you visit anyway for its location, convenience, and history. The food is average but the service is good. On our last visit to Panama we went twice, once for lunch and then for a late dinner. The menu is very ample but the food comes out lukewarm. I had to send my chicken breast with vegetables back for warm up. In the evening I ordered a garden salad that was unimpressive. The atmosphere late at night carries a lot of movement and you get to see a few interesting characters from Panama's life. After having lunch, a walk along the Balboa Avenue to enjoy the harbor and sample some of the new and innovative high rises recently built is a must. Panama is becoming a great Latin American capital wotrh seeing.

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Thank Pedro T
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

The fish soup was bad, the breaded chicken escalope was worst and the cheese burger wit bacon, well you would have thought that it was horse meat, no texture, no tasre not even the bacon. Furthermore, the owner even refused to give the retirees the discount claiming that my permanent resident card was fake and he was rude about it.
TO AVOID AT ALL COST!!!!

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Thank ADallaire
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

I've been eating at the the Boulevard on Balboa Ave in Panama since I was a young child growing up in Panama. My grandfather used to take me there for the cuban sandwich and the Batido de Cafe. The original location on Balboa Ave was my favorite, we used to drop in many times after picking up our mail at the post office, all that now replaced by a new high rise. The restaurant is not fancy, the food is not fancy, the service is not the best. At the same time, this is a slice of Panama that is dear in the hearts of many. If you try nothing else, order some patacones, a cubano and a batido the cafe, you wont be disappointed.

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1  Thank Pequod77
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

fast attendance, needs to improve customers attention, good taste, nice place, not enough parking space, good security, needs place for smokers (out doors for nationals and international travelers without discrimination), good manufacture practices, good sanitation (no SSOP, no GMP programs) don't forget about old clients (also, thanks to them you are what you are)

2  Thank Ela R
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Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Best sandwiches in Panama. Its a must eat when visiting. If ur in the mood for simple panamenian home cookong this is the place to go. But their specialties are sandwiches and fresh fruit shakes

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2  Thank ecb43
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