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Restaurante Las Tinajas

$$ - $$$Latin, South American,
Calle 51 #22 | Bellavista, Panama City, Panama
+507 263-7890
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 51 #22 | Bellavista, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not the dinner show kind of person, but this place has a full and delicious menu combined with a great, fun show with dancing and music. Great prices and good service!

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must for tourists. They serve local food in a traditional setting. Service was very good and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Las Tinajas is a traditional restaurant in Panama City with nice live show. Pros: • Traditional food • Location • Good service Cons: • A little bit price point for the quality of the food • Menu is very limited Overall: Good food in a...More

Thank AndrewNY2015
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Our family of 5 was able to get a last minute reservation for a dinner/show at Restaurante Las Tinajas. We were seated in the back of the restaurant in the main dining room. There is not really a bad seat in the main dining room...More

1  Thank Designingalife
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Not the best restaurant for Panamanian food but definitely worth a visit if you want to see traditional Panamanian dancing. When we went there we saw the diablillos dance, el punto and a dance from the Darien region.

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food is not as delicious as we thought. You have to consume a minimum of $15 in food and $10 admission fee (both per person) to see the typical dance show. It was a 50 minutes show and just was ok. The local beers...More

Thank Joeidy F
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Our Via-Tour Guide Doug delivered us to this True Panamanian Restaurant. We had a Great Table to view the Dance & Dinner Show. Loved my Steak Dinner and my Girlfriend enjoyed her Shrimp Dinner. The Music and Dance show was "Energizing" . We highly recommend...More

2  Thank RWag007
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The food was ok, the tamal de hoya was terrible but the over stuff we ordered was good. I really do wish the host or server would have mention that if we stayed for the show it would be an additional $10 per person! It's...More

Thank Sharon0776
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Good place to eat Panamanian food and watch a Panamanian dance show. Order the carimañola, almojabanos and tamales.

1  Thank kerycruz
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Although we did not have dinner there, we came for drinks and really enjoyed the Folklore show. There was music and dancing from some of the ethnic groups present in Panama. Their costumes, dress and dance was explained. At the end, the audience was invited...More

Thank LBW52
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Sorry,no ideas.I try the cherry liquor and it was excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 51 #22 | Bellavista, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 263-7890
Want to learn about Panamanian culture by way of cuisine and dance? A stop at Tinajas not only offers authentic and classic Panamanian dishes in an old colonial house setting, but also costumed folkloric and dance performances. Catch these shows at 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
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