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Chelitas Art & Coffee Shop

Calle de La Independencia, Las Tablas 0710, Panama
+507 6961-4704
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Jul 2017
“Great food at a great price with a unique atmosphere”
8 Apr 2017
“Great home-made healthy food”
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International, Cafe
Calle de La Independencia, Las Tablas 0710, Panama
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a combination of a café and a fonda. The owner is wonderful and the food is unusually good. The prices make this one of the best places to eat in town. It is a combination of historical and artistic atmosphere.

Thank jazzmann48
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We came here because it was the best rated restaurant on tripadvisor in Las Tablas. And definetely was worth it! The food is delicious! We loved the Tamarindo juice... soooo goood! The dessert was made of "jocote marañon", out of this world! I highly recommend...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Superb local restaurant where we a had a great lunch! Great quality, great pricing & super friendly service from the owner. All the best!

Thank Elton_77
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stopped there for lunch. Food was good, not gourmet. I had fried rice; my husband had the pork chop Excellent service! Alina is an amazing person, fluent in both Spanish and English!

Thank ontheroadagain17
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on our way back from the beach to dive into a chilly Sangria and Chicken Taco - refresco!

Thank OKintheOK
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Just one block south of Parque Porras it is a hidden jewel with Alina, the warmest host you can imagine. Good food at lunchtime and at night.

Thank fculrich
Alina D, Owner at Chelitas Art & Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you so much for your reviews. It was a pleasure serving you.

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Visit during Mil Polleras parade. Chelita is an excepcional hostess, the food is good and the evening was even better, she taught us how to dance "one, two, three" passes of the typical dance. If you go trough Las Tablas don't forget to go to...More

Thank Connector503396
Alina D, Owner at Chelitas Art & Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Uno, dos, tres. Uno, dos tres. It was my pleasure giving you dance lessons. Glad you enjoyed your time here. And thank you for letting us serve you.

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here on my way to and from playa Venao and had the pleasure of eating some amazing garlic chicken and gorgeous soup and even better was meeting the hostess and owner Alina. Much loved around Las tablas she enhances the experience of this fantastic...More

Thank Calum S
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting Las Tablas i have had lunch several timed at Chelitas and is very consistent with the food and service, health conscious welcomed!!! Is like eating at home !!! Not to be missed!!!!

Thank pepas
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Where do I begin...I love that I can go any time of day and get a cappuccino and most days fresh flan! I told Alina (the owner) that Iam vegetarian and so she always makes yummy suggestions...not just salads! The atomshere is relaxed and inviting!...More

Thank Gwen G
Alina D, Owner at Chelitas Art & Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you Gwen. Always a pleasure serving you.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de La Independencia, Las Tablas 0710, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Las Tablas
  • Phone Number: +507 6961-4704
We are a family ran bohemian style restaurant/art gallery which focuses on serving healthy foods, using locally grown produce and meats. National and international artist paintings and photography adorn our walls.
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