Restaurants, Panama City has it all
Dining in this tropical land offers everything from local favorites to a wide range of international flavors. With a little bit of guidance, you can find the best in Italian specialties, fine French cuisine, wonderful pizzas, Peruvian delicacies, great Chinese food and menus to delight your senses. Lucky for all of us, there are hundreds of excellent choices all over town.
The list of five star restaurants is quite impressive for those of you wishing to celebrate with a more formal and elegant environment. Some of the best food can be found, from the seemingly simple appearance from the outside, in the smaller family restaurants that have been around for many years. Never judge a book from its cover is quite true, what is behind these doors of the more humble restaurants, is some of the best food around at amazing prices and varieties.
Join us in seeing just a few of the varied choices; it will certainly wet your appetite.
Restaurante La Posta • Panamanian-European
Bella Vista, 49th street with Calle Uruguay. • Hours: Every day.
Lunch 12:00-02:30pm. Dinner: 07:00-10:30pm
Phone (507)269-1076, Fax (507)269-4225, www.lapostapanama.com
The location is perfect, right in the middle of downtown in the banking district. Even more important is the fantastic selection of Panamanian-European dishes. With a fresh, welcoming ambiance La Posta offers a fusion of flavors in all of its selections, from the unusual appetizers, to the main courses to the sumptuous desserts. This is a rich, extraordinary culinary experience, one that has been enjoyed by so many people with refined taste. A great reputation does not happen without reason, come and enjoy the splendor of fine dining.
Restaurante Olivo • Mediterranean
San Francisco, 77th street – diagonal from the Atlapa Convention Hours: Wednesday to Monday
From 11:45 am, nonstop to 10
Phone: (507) 270 2193 or 270 2115
In this warm, elegant, relaxing spot, you can enjoy a most excellent meal. The extensive menu is inspired by Mediterranean cuisine.
You may prefer to sit outdoors on the large terrace, or inside, either way, you will receive great service with the finest cuisine.
Las Tinajas • International
Bella Vista, 51st street
Hours: Monday to Saturday
From 10:00am to 10:00pm
Phone, (507) 263-7890 or 269-3840 Fax, (507) 264-4858
Enjoy the live Panamanian folk dancing here at this fine restaurant. This is a great compliment to all of the authentic Panamanian recipes from all of the Provinces. The chef prides himself with using only the freshest local ingredients possible. The experience is unique, delicious and one you will surely return to again and again.
El Viejo Pipo • Meat, seafood
Bella Vista, 42nd street.
Hours: Monday to Saturday.
Lunch 12:00 - 300pm. Dinner 06:00pm - 11:00pm
Phone: (507) 225-7924, Fax: (507) 225-0685
The imported meats, local seafood, excellent salad bar and
homemade pastas make this restaurant one of the city’s more memorable dining destinations. Everyone is served with a smile and a willingness to make your visit wonderful and satisfying.
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