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La Posta

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Calle Uruguay, Entre Calle 47 y Calle 48 | A Un Lado de Hotel Waldorf Astoria, Panama City Bella Vista, Panama
+507 269-1076
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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NEW jERSEY
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food OK Nothing special. The food was prepared well and the staff very nice. Menu was a bit odd but that could be due to our taste.

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Thank LINDA30
Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

La Posta is one of the best restaurants in Panama City. Their Risotto is worth the trip. Centrally located and on premise parking available. Decent wine selection too. Prices are on the higher end but worth every penny!

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Thank Derek P
Panama City, Panama
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the ambience, is a great place to meet with friends for lunch and food is delicious. This restaurant is well known around local people, specially business people that work around the area. Its reputation is impeccable among panamenians.

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Thank Tarina R
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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258 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and very accommodating. The menu has a variety of dishes and everyone enjoyed their main course. The only comment is that the pasta portions were on the small side.

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Thank jerry z
NYC Area
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading previous TA reviews, we came here Christmas Eve with very solid expectations. The restaurant itself has a lovely ambience, and the service was friendly and efficient. However, our meals were for the most part just so-so. Still good and tasty but not particularly memorable. My husband had the Christmas Eve meal plan (starter of seafood salad, beef wellington,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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158 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They were touted on TripAdvisor as a top place in Panama City. It was good but less than expected. Service was slow, while the drinks were good. Wine list was limited. The seafood soup was the highlight of my meal as an appetizer. Main was a pork Milanese. Others had seafood which was again good but nothing stands out.

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Thank Tman312
Harpenden, Herts
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find. Great ambience, lovely staff, delicious food, perfect setting ... what more could you ask for? Our tour guide recommended it and we were so glad we went there. Pricey, but not ridiculous. $130 for two people.... bottle of wine, starter and main course. Just delicious food ... Do go there, you won't regret it.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice looking place. Starter with salmon was good, but I would have preferred it without fried onions. Vegetable side dishes come with pieces of bacon. The corvina was steamed and was not great. I had steamed corvina before in other restaurants, and it was delicious. A broad selection of wines, also by the glass. Service was friendly, but I had... More 

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New York City
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the reviews, we expected the restaurant to be outstanding. The food was good, and the service was attentive, but it was nothing particularly special. In particular, the food is not in the same category as that at either Maito or Madrigal, both of which were truly excellent. La Posta seems to be a reliable place for a decent meal,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor of the restaurant is of a colonial fashion which definitely gives it character. The staff was friendly, helpful and attentive. The wine selection was good, the party particularly enjoyed the Purple malbec. On arrival you are greated with a complementary glass of prosecco and gaspacho which was a pleasant surprise and start to the dinner. Now, for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Uruguay, Entre Calle 47 y Calle 48 | A Un Lado de Hotel Waldorf Astoria, Panama City Bella Vista, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 269-1076

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