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“Super service and Excellent Food”
Review of Cafeteria Manolo's

Cafeteria Manolo's
Ranked #206 of 1,068 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The Manolo Restaurant was down the street from the Toscana Inn. We walked by it many times during our 4 day stay in Panama City. We finally decided to try the restaurant. We are sorry, please accept our regrets for not stopping earlier. The atmosphere was great. You sit outside on a patio sort of configuration. I asked the waiter, gentleman, what was good and he did not hesitate to show us the selection for two people. It was outstanding. Good relaxation, plenty of good viewing, and great Panamanian Beer and Drinks. If near Calle D in Panama City stop and eat at the Cafeteria Manolo. I don't know why it is called Cafeteria, but I am sure it must be inside the building. Across the street is one fine Casino.

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Reviewed November 20, 2012

Don't get a lot of bang for your buck here. The food was mediocre, and the service wasn't exactly a memorable experience either. If I had a time machine I'd use it and travel back to before I ate here so I could go somewhere else.

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Reviewed November 14, 2012

A local friend took us there for the local experience. He had pre-warned us so we knew what to expect.

It is indeed close to where the prostitutes stroll. And the service is both slow, ignoring you and terrible.

Food is nothing special except for the deep fried bread. And the juices are actually good.

For the rest it's not worth visiting. Even for its "local" flavour!

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Food is terrible. If you are an attractive female eating alone men will think you are a prostitute because it is across the street from the casino hotel. It is, however, a good place to go to meet someone before moving onto the next venue because of the good people watching.

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Thank mackmost
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

I have been eating at Manolo's Cafe for like six years. They have great low cost & filling food.
At breakfast they make good omeltes, fresh fruit, local Panamanian fair (beef with onion/tomato, empanadas, tortillas). For lunch the Cubano sandwich is excellent as are the hamburgers. For a late night snack the pizza's (only served dinner or later) are nice bonus. This resturant is located right across from the Wyndham Veneto Hotel & Casino on Avenida Via Veneto just before Esubio Moreles. Open like 7 or 8 till like 2AM.

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