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Cholo's Comidas Mexicana

Road to Las Lajas, Playa Coronado, Panama
+507 6419-4064
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Road to Las Lajas, Playa Coronado, Panama
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We always stop in on our yearly visits. The food, drinks and service are consistently good. Close to the main road. Worth stopping in.

Thank precisehi
Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you are used to Mexican food in AZ, Southern CA, NM etc. you won't be disappointed here. First, its like your Aunt or Primo owned a restaurant and you dropped in for a meal. Warm, friendly and great Mexican food. Only open Thursday -...More

Thank taipan2016
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great option in the beach area for tacos and Mexican food. Super casual spot, nothing fancy! Surf videos playing on several TVs while you dine. Great for families with small children. This restaurant does have options for Gluten Free and Vegan as well!

Thank briannameighan
Reviewed 29 May 2017

During a short stay on Playa Palmar in the San Carlos area we had occasion to have dinner at Cholo’s Mexican Restaurant in nearby Coronado. The place was a charming mix of Mexican and beach décor. The people there were friendly and the service was...More

Thank jazzmann48
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is a local restaurant that serves Mexican dishes. It is similar to a TexMex restaurant in the states.

Thank DreamsInPanama
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We are just winding up a month's vacation here and at dined at Cholo's twice during our stay. Everything that we tried was delicious. The burritos, the enchiladas and the mexican pizza, all very good. My personal favourite was the chicken fajita. Gustavo, who runs...More

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I've been to Cholo's several times before but its been a long time. I always get the same thing-Burrito Carribueno. It is vegetarian and has the basics of what you would expect in a burrito plus sweet plantain and I don't know what else but...More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This place has the feel of the bar in "Friends." Mariela, the owner, her nephew Gustavo and the other staff go out of their way to make everyone feel at home. We go to Cholo's on a regular basis because of the ambience (surfer videos!),...More

1  Thank DamaniWVK
Mariela B, Propietario at Cholo's Comidas Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thank you for your good comments that always inspire us to improve for you in Cholos more than a restaurant we are a family

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and Margheritas. Great service. You wouldn't find this place by accident but it is worth finding. Ask a local for directions.

Thank MikeHep
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great service (Gustavo is the man!) and food & drink. Fun environment, especially if you like surfing memorabilia. They even made us Chile Rellenos via advanced request (my husband's go-to Mexican entree). We go there often and always leave happy.

1  Thank k2cale
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16 March 2015|
Response from Barb C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have gluten free options. They have Corn tortillas. Just be sure to say 100% corn tortillas only please.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road to Las Lajas, Playa Coronado, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Cocle Province  >  Playa Coronado
  • Phone Number: +507 6419-4064
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