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Restaurante Romantico

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Playa Cacique, seafront | Next to the Medical Center / Next to de Policia, Panama Province, Panama
+507 202-7426
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Dallas, Texas
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Ate there once on our 3 day visit to the Islands. Overpriced (which matches a lot of the tourist traps on the island) and we had terrible service. Everything was "5 minutes" and then 15 - 20 minutes later the waitress would be back. Lobster - $40. Langostina (prawn) - $25. Water - $3

Thank JackFrosty
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We have visited Contadora numerous times. We went to this restuarant the first time a few years ago and the chef then according to a staff member had a drinking problem and our entrees came out missing poorly cooked, missing side dishes, and generally in shockingly poor form. We went back again on the most recent trip with a large... More 

Thank PanamaCowboy
San Diego, California
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I believe they have renamed this restaurant but it's the same owners and we fell for it. The quantity of food was ridiculous which can be a good thing but in this case it wasn't, the quality was meh! I went for dinner so I don't know if the lunch menu was any better. Could easily have had better dinner... More 

Thank Jeanette A
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

One lunch here. Okay food. Lackluster service. Had to wait a long time to pay by credit card. Convenient if you're at the beach below the hotel. Great view.

Thank PoseyDenver
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157 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We had lunch there. A simple spaghetti we just tomato sauce, but they managed to make it taste as plastic. And on top of that they charged 14 USD for it.

Thank edhimal
Paris, France
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206 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We had a ton of cocktails in that beautiful beach. Do try the ceviche there, it's the best in the entire island!

Thank fur312
Panama City, Panama
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The food is let me tell you good at dinner bad at breakfast, the staff not so much. We went in the morning to have breakfast awful, the service was even worst, your choice of eggs, eggs, or eggs!' At nite the food was really nice and the staff waas friendly

Thank JessOrtiz50
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has few food options and in all is average. The view of the beach is great, but not the food.

Thank Frank C
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I loved this place. The fish is the dish to get. It was fabulously fresh with a fantastic array of side dishes. It's a good place doe families and for couples. Don't miss this one!

Thank Trish W
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stayed with a group of 6 people right before Christmas 2014. We all had a wonderful time, nice rooms. We had a very positive e oerience at the restaurant. The food was delicious, the service swift.

Thank Plaszicht

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Cacique, seafront | Next to the Medical Center / Next to de Policia, Panama Province, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Pearl Islands  >  Contadora Island
  • Phone Number: +507 202-7426

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