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“truly good food at affordable prices” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Emslander - CLOSED

Emslander
Cuisines: German, European, Central European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Boquete, Panama
Level Contributor
51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“truly good food at affordable prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2014

at least 3 times per week we either have breakfast or lunch at Emslander. George treats us like we are always special and the service is fairly good.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Wildbst
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27 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Panama City, Panama
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Great breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

Wonderful, hearty breakfast in a small, unassuming restaurant.
The potato pancakes were delicious. The very accommodating staff even made us sandwiches for the road.

Visited February 2014
Helpful?
Thank ranfam51
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Boquete, Panama
Level Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good and solid fresh food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2014

You don't expect to find traditional German food here, but that is exactly what you get. The owner does monthly brunches, has weekly specials and keeps this fresh food affordable and tasty. Always a friendly group.

Visited February 2014
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Thank dzross
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Edmonton
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Schnitzel -Wunderbar”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

Aside from making it at home - the Schnitzel was great with the browngravy mushroom sauce. It was more like a pork chop as it was thicker than schnitzel and not breaded as much. The Potatoes au gratin was also good - my companion was a little disappointed as he was looking for spatzle (german type pasta/potato concoction), but considering we were Central America I understand. Service was good but there were only 1 other table occupied when we went for lunch - dessert looked amazing.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank brownie6244
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Panama
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424 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Food not prepared as ordered”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

I visited for the second time and ordered a breakfast. I ordered the eggs over easy, (presented over hard and greasy tasting. The owner/partner and I had a discussion about my onion allergy yet I still received the hash browns with onions which I had to send back. She substituted the German pancake plain with no sort of condiment. The eggs were not replaced with eggs over easy. The two sausage links were tasty.\
On an earlier visit with friends most of the items were with onions. They prepared a plate with fresh fish. It was hot and good.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank BigDogPanama
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