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Final de la Calle 50 | 4to Local a Mano Izquierda, Panama City 0816, Panama
+507 391-4657
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lima, Peru
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, great taste , great wine paring. It has a tasting menu of aprox US$70.00. I really like it and is one of the best restaurants in Panama

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Thank Cecilia D
Tel Aviv, Israel
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of Panama's best restaurants. The food is fusion based on local traditions. High quality. Good wine. exceptional service. Will come back.

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Thank av3010
Silver Spring, Maryland
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284 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maito is appropriately ranked as one of the top restaurants in Central and South America. It lived up to its billing. Casual atmosphere, but very refined food. I had Duck Chow Mein, which was one of the better tastes I have ever had. My wife had superbly prepared tuna. Excellent service and wine list. Maito is more expensive than most... More 

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Thank Steve J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tasting menu with local produce. Service is on point complete with English translation. Only downside is in a bit of a strange area and the restaurant had the AC up way too high.

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Thank Gemma H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a lot of great food. This was our second visit to Maito (our first was several years ago). It did not disappoint. We had several items off the menu - an octopus appetizer; fish of the day, Grouper, which was accompanied by large lentils; and filet mignon. The filet was a little more done than desired since... More 

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Thank Liam M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Panama. Excellent menu choice. An excellent use of panamanian native ingredients and plates. Great Wine Selection and Beverage. The quality of the food is always constant. Excellent service. I go very often with my family and friends. The place is just nice and beautiful.

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Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend from Panama ! Hidden away from street view. The food was unbelievably awesome. Had to try a little of everyone else's food too ! The carpaccio and the octopus starters were so soooooo good. The fish was perfect and my squid ink rice and calamari was absolutely amazing !!!! The desserts were fantastic.... More 

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Thank GayleMS
Panama City, Panama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service, parking, ceviche, quality of the ingredients. Must try the Corvina with seafood on top, its a great value and outstanding. Cava or Proseccco by the glass was reasonably priced.

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Thank Fernando C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went the last day of our trip to Panama. The food is amazing, drinks were wonderful and the service perfect. This place offers great local cucine with a nice ambiance. A must when visiting Panama City.

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Thank Alexandra V
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

After many times finally in our last visit to Panama we managed to get a reservation. We picked this restaurant as it offers local dishes in a modern and exquisite interpretation. The quality of the food is top notch. The staff is attentive. There is a good space between tables. It is a good restaurant for family gathering. In our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Final de la Calle 50 | 4to Local a Mano Izquierda, Panama City 0816, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 391-4657

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