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Lula by Darna

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Avenue Samuel Lewis | Plaza Obarrio, Panama City, Panama
+507 209-4820
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 20:30 - 23:00
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Modiin, Israel
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a bit down on Lula but not anymore. On my previous two visits to Panama, several of the menu items were not available. Now with a new menu and updated and expanded offerings, Lula has earned my confidence. A great perfectly grilled steak, fresh fish and bone marrow with a creative twist, Lula by Darna leave your mouth... More 

Thank Ari S
Edison, New Jersey
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The ambience is that of a kosher Manhattan restaurant (though it was very empty). The food was OK. But they charge even more then NYC prices. We had the Cowboy Steak, $80 and it wasn't as large as you would expect for that price The staff is borderline friendly and a little weak on English. Also, not very accommodating. We... More 

Thank zfeld
Westchester County, New York
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had two fantastic meals at this restaurant. The steaks are great. The balance of the menu not to mention the wines are excellent. The service is very friendly and helpful. Although this place is not cheap, you will feel good (and very full) paying the bill. Enjoy!!

Thank Bruce S
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Like much of the Jewish infrastructure in Panama City, Lula is a hidden gem. We drove by twice before we noticed the lettering on the awning -- the only sign that this was the place we were looking for. It was worth the time and effort to find this gem. The food was amazing. The service was attentive. Portions are... More 

Thank jerseyblackbeltmom
Plainview, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

If you're looking for a kosher restaurant in Panama City, make sure you go to Lula. The food was great. The service was a bit slow, but worth the wait.

Thank Mdrez
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

My wife and I went there for dinner and were extremely happy with the food. I got a rib eye and it was juicy and delicious and my wife got the Prime Rib Burger that was delicious. Both came with potato fries which were appropriately seasoned as well. Highly Recommended

1 Thank Joseph K
Stamford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Neat decor with a serviceable bar. Food was really good. Outstanding burgers and chicken dishes. They were very kind to us as we arrived just prior to the kitchen closing. If you keep kosher and are looking for a good quality meal at reduced prices over what you have to pay in NYC for comparable food, this is the place!

1 Thank Steven C
Oslo, Norway
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266 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Well tasting food serving the Jewish community and others in Panama City varied menu with nice tasting dishes.

Thank EKnive
Modiin, Israel
Level Contributor
48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

I heard great things about this restaurant but when the three things I order are not available, it's disappointing. They were not my original choices but the carpaccio was excellent and I enjoyed the liver pate but the sliders were dry. I'll still come back hope that next time, the menu items will be available.

Thank Ari S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The best kosher meat restaurant in panama city .good wines and beer .excellent service and a lot of dishes that test wonderful .

Thank Nir G

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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$15 - US$60
Steakhouse, International, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
20:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Samuel Lewis | Plaza Obarrio, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 209-4820
A fine dine restaurant who offers great lunch and elegant dinner. most of the meat products are imported. all the meat products are glatt kosher by the supervision of Shevet Ahim' panama. We also offer fish and Vegeterian dishes.

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