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NJ
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We ate at Tontalo on our last night in Panama City after enjoying several great dinners both in the Casca Viejo section and elsewhere in prior days. Since we had a late reservation we were able to spend our time before dinner going up to their 4th floor outdoor roof bar. The view of the city from the roof bar...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thank you for such a detailed review of our restaurant and nightlife offer. Delighted to have clients like you who know how to enjoy Tántalo style. Best regards, always welcome!

Mahopac
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

My husband & I came here for dinner while staying at American Trade Hotel just a couple blocks away. We chose Tantalo based strictly on Trip Advisor reviews. It did not disappoint. Our waitress suggested 3 or 4 tapas orders for the two of us. We ordered 4: shrimp Mac n cheese (my favorite!), Goan shrimp (spicy but good), scallops...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Glad to know you had a pleasant experience in Casco overall and especially in Tántalo. Thanks for enjoying!

San Diego
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We want to spend a night in the touristy old town just to experience it before we left Panama City. We chose to stay at Tantalo for the night and it was perfect. We were in the heart of Casco Viejo with an artistic and spacious room. The bed was super comfortable. The staff was friendly. Lunch was good in...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

It seems like you enjoyed a complete Tántalo experience. Delighted to know you left our hotel with a smile. Thanks for recommending us, best regards!

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I went there with a good friend from England who recently moved from Costa Rica to Panama. The place has great social atmosphere, good Latin music . On weekends could be quite crowded. The service is a little slow but the food was good. Nice place to hang out with friends with a great view of Panama City in the...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for enjoying our atmosphere and memorable view. You and your friends are very welcome here in Tántalo!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This was, by far, the best dining experience of our trip. With the many great options in Panama City, that really says something. I was with a group of six friends and we all agreed it was one of the top ten dinners of our lives. It is small plates, which I don't usually like, but there were pretty substantial...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Flattered to know we were a big highlight on your trip! Thanks for your kind words about our overall culinary offer. Best regards!

Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Visited this in hip cafe cocktail rooftop bar in Casco Viejo just 1,5 hours before sunset. The view over the Basalica Metropolitana de Santa Maria la Antigua roof and Bahia de Panama is absolutely a must have seen. Nice cocktails and bottled beers.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

You may have just catched the best time of the day at our roof bar. Thanks for enjoying our atmosphere and all those scenic beauties our city has to offer. Best regards!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Came here on my last night in Panama city w my best friend who recommended this place. I loved it! The music was fun and so were the people. I didn't quite understand the $10 cover charge for a bar, but the city view was well worth it. Drinks were tasty, a little pricey for Panama, I had a Coco...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time to write about us Oriel. Our cover at the door on Thursday nights and other weekend nights helps us keep a control of how many people we can have since it has become a prime spot for everyone in Panama City. We're glad to know you had such a blast, however yes! you need to...

Reviewed 16 February 2016

We booked a night in panama at Tantalo. Be careful about the free parking service, they say its free but they will scam money out of anyone that does not know it comes free with a room, they tried to do this to us and they will not tell you if you don't ask. Went to the room and straight...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

First of all, we'd like to thank you for voicing these various issues. On behalf of the entire Tántalo team we wish to say sorry for making this special night an unpleasant occasion. Your issue turned into an important meeting a week ago, so we thank you for helping us improve on this series of unfortunate events. Please, if you...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

In Valentine's Day I took my wife to have lunch at Tantalo and there was no see food!! In Panama, an island full of see food in a important date and there were missing see food. We good so disappointed that we decided to leave. The waitress tried to explain two or three options they had but it was frustrating

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for informing us about this issue. The fact that we were lacking fresh products is without a doubt an anomaly. On behalf of the entire Tántalo team we wish to say sorry for making this special night an unpleasant occasion. If you are to come back we would love to be informed beforehand via email reception@tantalohotel.com or...

Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Fun restaurant to go to for tapas in Casco viejo. Location is good (was only a few blocks from our hotel at American trade hotel, food was delicious and atmosphere was fun with loud Latin music. Staff were friendly. Good place for date night or dinner/drinks with friends and family

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Hello Sonya! Thanks for your words. Sounds like you have enjoyed a pleasant stay in Casco Antiguo. Thanks for enjoying our food and atmosphere, you're always welcome!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is created with the mindset that we u different spaces as one commercial organism that is constantly evolving throughout the day / night. Tantalo is a 12-room hotel, a restaurant featuring a communal kitchen-style atmosphere serving shared comfort dishes influenced by ingredients from around the globe, the lively ground floor bar / lounge and finally the only public outdoor rooftop bar / lounge in Casco Viejo with incredible views. Each hotel room features individually designed custom art by different local artists ensuring that no two rooms will be the same. ... more   less 

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Address: Avenida B Calle 8 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $155 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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