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La Papa

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$$ - $$$
Grill, South American, Latin, Central American
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51 Street East Bella Vista No. 25 | Calle 51 Este Bella Vista No. 25, Panama City 0808, Panama
+507 265-5800
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Omaha, NE
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192 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a short walk from our hotel, so we decided to check it out. We arrived around 6:30pm on a Wednesday, and even with our large group, we got a table immediately. By the time we left there were several more diners in the restaurant. The restaurant has a bar and several screens for watching the game. There... More 

Thank pheaton
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We went here on a Monday night and it was very quiet and calm which was nice. The steak was delicious, in a green pepper sauce, and the Greek salad was very good too and big, everything fresh. The lemonade was also very tasty. Total cost was $47 for the steak, salad, lemonade, and sparkling water, and tip. We shared... More 

Thank SEATrip2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in after walking around the area in search of a good lunch spot. We noticed the restaurant was pretty packed, which is usually a good sign. Pizza and corvina ajillo both met our expectations. The ceviche tasted fresh and was nice on a hot day. Would come back!

Thank Fed A
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154 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel staff and five in walk. Very popular with the locals. Great extensive menu with at least 5 different choices in each category. Husband had grilled chicken with fresh mushrooms and peppers and Turkish salad. I had oriental chicken and veg - very tasty and not a huge portion. Friends had a pasta dish and pizza. Pretty... More 

Thank canadianinriyadh
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of expats in here when I visited; the place is clean and well lit, food came quickly and the entire place was very hygienic. Is it going to please a food critic? Probably not. But it's good,reasonably priced, and good for groups who need an easy place to eat.

Thank Don W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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621 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 882 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Fine dining prices for cheap eats. Based on the quality of the food, this is a very, very expensive option on a side street near the Iglesia Carmen. It's a very large space, arranged more like a canteen and the service is slow. The food is of a perfectly good standard, but the price simply does not match what is... More 

1 Thank Jarko2015
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to get a variety of eats. Average prices $10 to $20. Great customer service, very friendly staff.

Thank Kevin W
Long Beach, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

first time eating here in Panama and I have been to Panama many times. The food and service were great and I will be coming back. the prices were very reasonable and the location is very easy to find and access. Overall a excellent experience.

Thank Stacy D
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great quality , great service Highly recommended We stayed at the double tree nearby - and came here few evenings Also with the kids Great variety of food - meat seafood and awesome pizza!!!

Thank Ram M
Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant was suggested by my hotel, and within walking distance so I went with my husband for a dinner. The atmosphere presented itself like a huge diner, and was not appealing at all, however we stayed as it was recommended by the hotel. There were about 8 Corvina dinners on the menu however when our waiter came to take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Grill, South American, Latin, Central American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Street East Bella Vista No. 25 | Calle 51 Este Bella Vista No. 25, Panama City 0808, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 265-5800
It is a restaurant with family atmosphere. We have a variety of dishes ranging from Colombian cuisine to Mediterranean . We offer a hall for special events and occasions . Artisanal pizza is also part of our menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?