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Restaurante Tinajas

$$ - $$$Latin, South American,
Calle 51 #22 | Bellavista, Panama City, Panama
+507 263-7890
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ropa vieja” (22 reviews)
“tres leches” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 51 #22 | Bellavista, Panama City, Panama
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Restaurante Tinajas
1. Great Fun!
" has a full and delicious menu combined with a great, fun show"
Andrew L
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2. A must see - Dinner & Show
"The Music and Dance show was "Energizing""
RWag007
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3. Authentic Panamanian -Dinner
"Great prices and good service!"
Andrew L
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1 - 10 of 340 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Las Tinajas on a Tuesday evening and did not need reservations. The restaurant offers a local folk-type performance at 9 pm as an option with dinners. We enjoyed just the dinner and found the seafood options to be very good. The staff...More

Thank nasus1201
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The food was great- but the real attraction is the dancers. We spent the evening in amazement at the wonderful talent on the stage, and the venue assures everyone has a great seat. Absolutely fantastic, and a must if you're in Panama.

1  Thank CanukTripper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made reservations the day we went to dinner and saw the show. It was a Saturday night but not all the tables were filled. The show was enjoyable and food was just ok. The staff was friendly and they let us take a picture...More

Thank kait1yn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were part of a group tour so our menu was already set which I am sure is not a good representation of the food the restaurant has to offer. We had a choice of chicken, fish or tamale. Everyone at our table just thought...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Couple visit during our stay in Panama for our anniversary. Very close to our hotel, the Waldorf Astoria, and highly recommended by locals and hotel staff. Tried the “arroz con pollo”, “patacones con ropa vieja”, and “sancocho”. All three were excellent.

1  Thank Juan C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Tinajas is worth the visit if you are in Panama especially if you stay at one of the many hotels close by. The restaurant is small and has a very unique Spanish/Panamanian look and feel to it. The food/drinks were pretty good. The show afterward...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Food was good very tasty , I would recommend this restaurant for the food and the show. Good for a nice romantic evening

Thank Alam16
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great service, food & show. In the last act of the show you’re invited to dance on stage. My first time in Panamá since I left as a child. The city changed but this place reminded me of my childhood. My daughters & I loved...More

Thank levoyerw
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Eating here is in principle ok due to the fact that they offer typical panamanian food and a typical panamanian dancing show. However, everyone in our group of friends agreed that it was not really worth the money. The food is average (only the ceviche...More

Thank Suco V
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Nothing much to look at from outside the restaurant but inside two dining rooms. In the larger there is a nightly folk-dance show at 21:00 for which reservations are normally required and for which there is a cover charge. The adjoining room is often ok...More

Thank Travlintone
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b0sben
9 March 2018|
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Response from Alfonso J | Property representative |
Good Day, Yes, we wil be open, if you want to see the Show please make sure to made a reservation. Our Information: 00507-2637890. Have a nice Day.
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Shawn R
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Response from Carla P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,no ideas.I try the cherry liquor and it was excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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Description
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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