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“The first place we take special guests!”
Review of Cuatro - CLOSED

Cuatro
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 23, 2013

Cuatro is owned & operated by Louis, a local Panamanian master chef trained at the Culinary Institute of America in New York, and has put together a friendly professional staff to make a great meal even better.
The great location is just off the famous Panamerican Hwy, with plenty of good parking and close to the center of David.
This is the place we take special friends & guests and go when we need to by pampered.
The chef really goes out of the way to get the freshest ingrediances, best cuts and attention to detail.
Don't miss it, Gary & Jennifer

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Thank Gary P
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Reviewed December 19, 2013

Simple and stylish decor and professional service are a bonus at this restaurant, the highlight is the amazing food.

I had shrimp spring rolls followed by grilled octopus and then chocolate fondant. The portions, although not enormous, were very fair and the quality extremely high. I was full, but could have eaten the same again just to taste it again!

Prices for mains from 16 to 20 dollars make this place expensive for panama, but considering the high quality I would definitely call it value for money!

If you have space in your budget and a spare evening in David, definitely check this place out.

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Thank Chrisgeorge89
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

Thank goodness, we checked to see if it was open before we left. There is a new take out section opening next door and we actually were leaving because we thought Cuatro was no longer in business or at least not open.
Glad we checked. Four of us had lunch and each dish was well prepared. This was the first, and so far, the only, restaurant I have seen offering organic chicken!! They buy from Santa Maria Finca so we were told.
The tables were nicely set for lunch and there were a two or three other tables occupied. The menu had interesting and varied items and we had three different dishes. The chicken and fish, two kinds, we served on beds of the accompanying sides. The accompaniments could have stood alone they were so delicious. The only thing lacking was a bit of 'presentation'. The photo on the site shows a very attractive plating. This is, however, 'well cared for' food. I would return again for a nice dinner or special lunch. It is spendy, but worth it.

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Thank Bliving2
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Reviewed December 13, 2013

We were in David for the night recently and choose this restaurant based on reader reviews. Our taxi driver had not heard of it , but fortunately we had written down the address and found the place without a problem. It is a little away from the center of the city and has an unassuming look about it but the food was very good. We had the seared tuna appetizer, coffee rubbed filet and the chicken roulade. All were fantastic, although like another reviewer, I did have to remove the fatty bacon from my chicken. The waiters were very attentive, and the wine also was good. We can't wait to return.

Thank keenbirder
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

One of the items on the menu is a 4 course dinner. We opted for this one including the suggested wines. It was strange that the dessert was not available anymore as we were the first customers in (Restaurant opens at 6:30). We were given another option for dessert, but we asked to skip dessert including the wine for this dish, and give us an espresso and a liquor instead. This was NOT an option, so we settled for the alternative dessert. It was the only thing "wrong". The quality of the food and its presentation was flawless.

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1  Thank Robendebopavontuur
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