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Vinoteca

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Italian, Wine Bar
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Calle 57 y Ave. 1 sur | Edif. de las Americas, Obarrio, Panama City, Panama
+507 223-7734
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Sarasota, Florida
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here last night and the service was wonderful and was presented a very reasonably priced wine list with a large selection and a menu that was not cluttered with a lot of items but covered hot and cold appetizers, salads,homemade pastas , meat and fish. What I had was filete carpaccio and agnolotti with a meat filling and... More 

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Thank floridaman2014
Panama City, Panama
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I love this Restaurant.. Great Service.. Great Wine List, Great Food This is on e of the Top 10 in Panama For Sure... Try the Imported Italian Wines.. Try the Oso Buco!!!! Just Enjoy!!! Say Joe sent You!!

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Thank JoeWilmoth
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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108 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This fantastic restaurant is true Italian food and a great selection of wine. The owner chef speaks fluent English, and the menu has English subtitles. The owner chef frequents the floor, great guy to talk with. First class service at very reasonable price. Had the salmon spinach ravioli that was out of this world. If you go before 7 you... More 

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Thank Stevencoles
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

It's the best Italian restaurant in Panama. You should try: La burrata, aguacate con camarones and the tiramisú

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Thank Teo R
Panama City, Panama
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Delicious delicacies. Must have plenty of time. It is an intimate place where diners are expected to linger; a small, high quality Italian restaurant near Via Brasil and Via Espana. We were a group of 6 for a birthday party; we were there nearly 3 hours. Homemade pastas very nice (I had a fettuccine special with mushrooms and a cream... More 

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Thank Sharon B
Caracas, Venezuela
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299 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This small and cozy restaurant has a magical touch given by its owners. The chef is fantastic. Meatballs are unique. The best flavor ever tasted in meatballs for real. I never ask for this dish but here is a complete exception. The taste is fabulous. The pasta is homemade and it's delicious. The shrimp aliolio pasta is wonderful choice. The... More 

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Thank JUAN CARLOS F
Miami, Florida
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We went for lunch and had delicious appetizers and pasta. It is not easy to find it, once there you find a clean, well appointed restaurant with its owner in attendance. Service is excellent.

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Thank LordKeystone
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

If taking a taxi make sure driver knows the spot before driving. The place is not huge so make sure you get a reservation. I had a clams dish which was great.

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Thank Feroz K
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely the best and delicious Italian food in Panama, from the appetizer through the dessert everything was delicious. Definitely the best tiramisu eaten ever !!!

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Thank Rajan P
Panama City, Panama
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A small little place tucked away near via Brazil n Via Espania. Nice ambience, great service and was great to have the chef personally come to yr table to discuss the specials . Appetizers- Burrata n a avacado shrimp dish, delicious. Main course- ravioli de salmon and pasta al oleo with shrimps n clams also very good. Don't miss the... More 

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Thank Koms70

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 57 y Ave. 1 sur | Edif. de las Americas, Obarrio, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 223-7734

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