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Calle Manuel Espinosa Batista | Edificio Cali, Planta Baja, Panama City, Panama
10:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 20:30
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Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious and healthy. I especially enjoy their pumpkin soup! The staff are very friendly also.

Thank L R
Antigua, Guatemala
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It wasn't until after my second time here that I noticed the non-paying customers (the roaches). I quickly had to remind myself of the many, much worse places I've eaten at. It's unfortunate that they can't get it right. The food is flavorful but NEVER hot, the only things that aren't fried are the salad, soup and maybe one other... More 

1 Thank favelalove
Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Delicious, fresh Vegan food ready-to-go at a reasonable price. They let me taste-test their soy-based "meat" items until I found the most delicious ones. While in the area, I visited every day and enjoyed every meal I had. It's kind of hot in the restaurant (little to no A/C) so I often took mine to go.

Thank L R
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I immediately liked the woman (who I believe to be the owner) who greeted me. I liked the fact that this is a vegan restaurant. No animals or animal products found in the food here. While the food is not gourmet vegan, it is definitely filling and cruelty free. The portions are large. I wish them continued success in there... More 

Thank Kenlbroz
Louisville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This restaurant is easy to find, directly across from the Calle Manuel Espinosa Batista entrance to The University of Panama. It's only open until 5 pm, at it's not open on weekends, but lunch is so awesome. The restaurant has a social mission to bring affordable, healthy, cruelty-free food to eaters in Panama City (and elsewhere in the world.) There... More 

1 Thank l0gician
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a place where you go if you are into vegan food and you are on a budget. But i never figured out why it costs here $1.50 per scoop, when around the corner in El Jardin Vegetariana it costs $0.70. To me it seems that they were serving a bit better food but not twice better. The place... More 

1 Thank santvf
Store Heddinge, Storstrom, Denmark
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

It's like a buffet; only you don't get to put the food on your plate yourself, so proportions aren't right. The food is so unappetizing to look at. It has some sort of slimy membrane all over it. Tofu tasteless, broccoli over cooked, not vegan ketchup. Just don't go here. You are not in for a nice meal in any... More 

Thank Yasminator
Boston, Massachusetts
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189 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Good thing: food, which is good, although very basic. The burger was tasty and the tofu cheesecake yummy. Bad things: service is horrible, the place very sad. In general, it's good if you wanna eat vegan, as the food is 100% vegan.

Thank siuppolina
Brighton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

What a fantastic surprise! We've eaten in the Loving Hut in Brighton, UK and we're thrilled to find one near our hostel in Panama City. The lunch was superb and the staff friendly and very tolerant and encouraging when we took time to choose from the great selection - we didn't want to miss out on anything! Everything was delicious,... More 

Thank Anna P
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Having already tried the Loving Huts in London. It was a great suprise to find this one in Panama City and around the corner from our Hotel the Saba in via Argentina. People usualky went for the plate which I think consisted of three selections and a drink, but we were hungry and wanted a la carte. Spent $30 on... More 

Thank Mooshis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Manuel Espinosa Batista | Edificio Cali, Planta Baja, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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