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Restaurant Los Canones

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Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Buenaventura, Portobelo, Panama
5074482980
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Katonah, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place is outside Portobelo near Scuba Portobello - I had the garlic shrimp ($13) for lunch and it was really good. I think there is one menu for lunch and dinner. It is on the water with a pleasant view and tour guides stop here (so it must be good!).

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Thank cew2A
Manila
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Nice setting almost above water. Recommended place to enjoy caribean seafood when in Portobello or going to Isla Grande

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Loving Portobelo. Its off the beaten track in Panama. The fort is great. Awesome little town. The food is good here, service very personal. As this is central america you enjoy the most if you bring time

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Panama City, Panama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The food is always amazing. The prices are great too! Always a stopping point whenever I drive through.

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Brasilia, DF
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

The restaurant was recommended to us by a local worker. When we got there, we were positively impressed with the place: it is right by the sea, very green and full of birds. The place wasn't packed, but the waitress told us that we would have to wait for about half an hour for our dishes. Since we were hungry... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Totally recommend sitting downstairs near the water. We went to Portobelo just to eat at this place (it was highly recommended by the locals). When we went, the langostinos were not available, so we had the corvine fish strips (deditos de corvina). With the freshly squeezed lime and home made hot sauce, they were so good that we ended up... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

we were a group of 6 adults, and while everyone was very happy with their meal and the service, it would have been nice to have more variety of fish. The coconut rice was very good, as was the lemonaide. very beautiful view, but felt a bit tooo rustic. bathrooms needed some cleaning as well. again, we all had a... More 

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

I had been going to this bayside restaurant for a number of years, since it first opened well over a decade and a half ago. However, I had not been in Portobello for a couple of years. Two weeks ago, I stopped in with the family. Things had definitely changed. THe unsmiling waitress offered no menu, just recited what was... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch. As a group of 8 with no reservations we may have taxed this small kitchen because the food and service were very slow even by local standards. Food quality was also not as good as other restaurants nearby. I would rank this restaurant behind several other local options (including La Torre, El Castillo... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

The food was alright, but the open-air concept was a bit much to see great-tailed grackles repeatedly landing on the restaurant's tables. The Coca-Colas were not cold, a cardinal sin for us. The prices were affordable, but the fried chicken and corvina filet were dry, and the conch in coconut milk tasted scalded.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buenaventura, Portobelo, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Portobelo
  • Phone Number: 5074482980

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