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Boulevard Balboa

$$ - $$$, Latin, International
Avenida Balboa, Panama City 00000, Panama
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“patacones” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Central American, Latin, International, Spanish, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
Avenida Balboa, Panama City 00000, Panama
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always got the food wrong. Meals turn up at different times (5 minutes )between mine and a friends meal. Gave the waiter a crisp $20 which I got from atm 30 minutes previous to going in the restaurant. The waiter brought an old $20 bill...More

Thank philpar
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food was OK at best. Prices a bit high for the area. The service was almost adequate. Ambiance pretty much like a basic diner. I had a "cubano" (Cuban sandwich) - It was OK, but nothing like a Cuban sandwich. My wife had corvina...More

Thank Happydevo
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We've been coming here for almost 40 years, they moved some time ago but the quality didn't suffer one bit. They just don't serve you in your car anymore but who does? They are famous for their sandwiches and they are still absolutely phenomenal, we...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, traditional, best sandwiches ever, I recommend this place either to have breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This place is very good to have a quick lunch. They have special menu for lunch this is fast. The food is just ok. Also fruit shakes I recommend. They have a very large menu, but price seems Too expensive for The food quality They...More

Thank Eskivelito
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Had a great cuban sandwich for a late lunch- I thought about it a couple days after! Good bang for your buck and was super full after a sandwich, beer, and fries. I would come here again!

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

An institution in panama city. This is pretty much panamanian home cooking. Great everything is good and the sandwiches are perfect for take out.

Thank tdtexas
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Food portions were big and food was decent, however the service was not great. While it didn't take a long time to get your food after you placed an order it did take a long time to get a waiter to get your ordered placed....More

Thank Cmart1094
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Boulevard Balboa is an institution in Panama City. It has been a popular restaurant for decades. It moved to a new modern location (a couple of blocks away from the original) approximately 7 years ago and has lost a little bit of the charm but...More

Thank Budgettraveler58
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Conveniently located restaurant. Stopped there for breakfast on my way to Panama west. Service was very good as was the meal.

Thank kenNJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Central American, Latin, International, Spanish, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Balboa, Panama City 00000, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
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