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Maito

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Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
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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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Miami, Florida
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food one day not good the next. Inconsistent quality and preparation. A pitty because is good when its good but you dont know. High priced for a Panamenian fusion food rest. Good luck if you go

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Thank ecb47
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almost got turned away due to no reservations. Luckily for us, they were able to accommodate. Food was really good. Expect to pay $30 for an entree plus an additional $40+ with wine.

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Thank john d
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is advertised as Latin America's one of the best 50 restaurants. I would argue that it is way too assertive. It could arguably be in Panama's top list, but still I couldn't give it even 4 stars due to respect to some other places i have been in Panama, which deserved the 4 stars without second thoughts. Here... More 

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

For any occasion is the best to go, family friends, romantic Excellent food, service Cocktails and wine good variety to offer. Always going back, a must!

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Thank yiraacedo
Miami, Florida
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great place. lived around the area when I was a kid. House turned into a restaurant , exclusive local food (small portions) locals cannot afford. Great service , make reservations if you plan on going. Will go again when in Panama

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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent ambiance....excellent food and excellent service. Chef Mario Castrellon takes advantage of local produce and grows part of his herbal condiments right at site.

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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

For sure within the top 5 restaurants in Panama. Chef Mario Castrellón combines traditional Panamanian cuisine with a mix of international flavors in order to create a new multicultural culinary identity. We tried the "ceviche frito con patacón", the "carimañolas de pulpo" and the "paletilla de cordero" and it was a complete hit. Excellent environment, excellent cuisine. A win-win for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

...to give it a 5 star rating. The food was not too bad, although I felt it can be a bit healthier, some of the dishes were quite heavy. The service was not too bad again. The attention could be better but what stroke me is first how the waiter asked for the tip ( you should never ask for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

They lost there chef and the differance is very noticeable. Its a matter of time now and they surviving for moment on thier past reputation.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Best Centolla I have ever had. Nice friendly bartender (Gloria) A good Caipirosca Nice ambience Highly recommend if you are spending one day in 🇵🇦 Also had Tacos de Cordero and Cochinita Pibil, both world class!!! Wine list a bit messy and pricey... The best food I had in 🇵🇦!!!

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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, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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?