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Rincon Suizo

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French, Swiss, European
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Calle Eusebio A. Morales, Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent, I ordered a pepper beef and my daughter ordered shrimps in cognac sauce, for appetizers we ordered the quiche and the ceviche, everything was excellent including the service and the piano music in the background!!!

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Thank Rajan P
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7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Quality of cooking was average low. the chef forgot to cook the garlic and the food tasted like strong raw garlic all the way! I left two of the three chops because it was uneatable! My wife ordered an Angus steak with Bernese Sauce and a brown porto sauce was brought, same color as mine! the Rösti was cooked on... More 

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Thank Erik E
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This could be a good place to eat, but the waiters are not nice. I waiter left me along for a long time. I ask her for some recommendation and she did not answered . The good were good .

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Thank Gustavo D
Panama City, Panama
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Once (to me) a solid, beloved and the french reference to good fare for many years; it is nie definitely on a slide to blah...Stick strictly to french cuisine dishes, to the superb wine list or otherwise you expose yourself to a lousy, poorly done, overpriced and bland rib eye that likey was just trimmed jarrete? I should have turned... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Having lived in Geneva Switzerland for 8 years I did not go to this restaurant for cheese fondue or raclette but both are on the menu and from what I saw at the next table done exactly as in Switzerland. My veal in a cream sauce was excellent. This restaurant has probably one of the biggest if not the biggest... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Few places have seen the type of transformation over the last two decades as Panama. The towering skyscrapers rival Singapore, and the high end restaurants are reminiscent of Barcelona. However, one place that has not changed has been the Rincon Suizo. Once the 'consulate' of the affluent Swiss expat community, it is still a haven of fine Swiss food. The... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Rincon Suizo shares the space with other restaurants owned by the same chef. We wanted to have fondue so we reserved a table in the "Swiss" part of the restaurant. It was in the 2nd level wih about 6 tables. We ordered the rosti and the onion soup for starters and the cheese fondue for our mai main meal. They... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

We had 2 different people tell us we had to go to Rincon Suizo, so we figured we had to give it a shot. It should be noted that the sign out front actually says "Restaurante 1985 & Rincón Suizo", because it's 2 restaurants in the same building. Each restaurant is different, which is interesting. Rincon Suizo is a Swiss... More 

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Thank BethanieKay
Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Even the traditional Swiss card play table carpet was there.... Excellent food and a remarkable wine list. We enjoyed a great evening in the ''carnotzet'' and an interesting discussion with the longtime Swiss owner - will definitely be back when next time in Panama City.....

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Interesting place: 2 restaurants share the same building (and kitchen?). One dining room has a swiss menu (schnitzels and kraut) and decoration and the other french - Restaurant 1985. They also share an exceptional wine cellar. We only found it the night before we left and can only talk about the Swiss side, where the menu is nearly as extensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Swiss, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Eusebio A. Morales, 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?