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Restaurante El Patio Mexicano

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Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
+507 263-3592
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

El Patio in El Cangrejo is wonderful. Pity i cannot say the same about its new opening in Brisas Del Golf. Prices have gone up, quality of the food way down. The waiters are from the el cangrejo restaurant and they are great. I ordered the Lamb, now being australian i know my lamb. This meal was charcoaled !! I... More 

Thank WellHeeledAussie
Panama City, Panama
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2012

The decor reminded me of eclectic restaurants in other countries. The food and the service were good. We ordered two kinds of tacos and margaritas. This restaurant might have ran of out business because the sign is dismantled and the place is closed since a month ago.

Thank AutumnSkylar
Kissimmee, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2012

well, we area afficianados of Mexican cooking. What was represented and an enchilada was a thin half a tortilla with about a tablespoon of shredded chicken and very, very mild sauce, both 'suisa' and 'roja' were tasteless with NO heat or spiciness. We asked for 'chips and salsa' and were served a fairly decent guacamole, pico de gallo, and something... More 

Thank islandshamrock
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2012

It's about time that I wrote this review of El Patio, our favorite Mexican restaurant in Panama. We have lived here over 2 years, and we go to this restaurant about once per month. And it is a place we always take people who come to visit us. Note: this is the same place listed separately on TripAdvisor as "Patio".... More 

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brooklyn, ny
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2011

which makes me think i should never trust Fodors. The food was terrible. Bland and boring. I had the roast suckling pig portion. it was 4 very decently cooked pieces of pork but completely without flavor. there were no spices on it at all. not even salt or pepper! it came with a small scoop of with rice and refried... More 

Thank landry
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2009

Good place!

Thank peggyjum
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2009

I`ve been there thousands of times since the mid 90´s and it is one of the most amazing places in my city. Time goes by and they do not change their quality standards. That is important. Service, food and enviorment are just great... Will always recommend it... Virginia/La Casa de Carmen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 263-3592

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