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Restaurant 1985

cL. Eusebio A. Morales | near El Panama Hotel and Las Vegas Suites hotel, Panama City, Panama
5072638310
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“french swiss” (2 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European
PRICE
$$$$
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cL. Eusebio A. Morales | near El Panama Hotel and Las Vegas Suites hotel, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Had lunch with family at this classic restaurant in Panama City. We have been clients since it opened more than 30 years ago. This used to be one of Panama´s best restaurant, european menu with tropical ingredients, however the place looked lacking maintenance, with old...More

Thank Ancon
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Willy Diggelman is an excellent chef. He bought a competitor many years ago, and he now owns the Rincon Suizo and 1985. The Swiss side offers obviously swiss cuisine and 1985 offers French. He also has a good wine cellar.

Thank Gobernador57
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

When we go to PC, we always go here. It's a classy restaurant with good food. The service is great. It's within walking distance from the hotel.

Thank BonnieBoquete
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Excellent food and I attend a monthly luncheon. The food is French/Swiss and is excellent. There are rooms for groups where I've seen up to 35-40 gentlemen eating together. Excellent wine selection. NOT shorts friendly. You can get by with jeans and a collared shirt,...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The service makes you feel like you stepped back in time - relaxed, attentive and charming. The food is rich and delicious. Very large wine list.

Thank Chocolate666
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My partners and myself ate there in the private "salon" Dec, 2nd.The service is still excellent and I concentrated on grouper smoked (cold) as a starter and continued with warm grouper.Both excellent with wonderful sauces.My friends,who had tongue and meat with four sauces ,delighted.Willy came...More

Thank CFNordstrom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Excellent service - Excellent staff - Excellent food!!! We wandered around a few blocks from our hotel looking for a nice dinner place, we saw 1985 and decided to go in for a glass of wine! Justa (could be spelling it wrong) took care of...More

Thank Beachlover49
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Got surprised with this restaurant! Very nice, and extensive menu, prices are really good. The service is good, and great selection. I love the atmosphere, and lot of parking space. Loved the Risotto, the Lobster Bisque was OK, and the cheese cake was also very...More

1  Thank lolinstar
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A lot has been said about the food here - there's not much I can add: well prepared dishes (I fondly remember my prawns in a perfect tomato cream) in a nice atmosphere with professional service. The best aspect, though, is the wine list: plenty...More

1  Thank DanielB2104
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This place is for luxury or fine dining. Be advised that it will be appropriate to be business attired or business casual. Just an advise, but it is not highly demanded. You will notice though, that the place and decor may go along with the...More

1  Thank Luis507
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Swiss, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cL. Eusebio A. Morales | near El Panama Hotel and Las Vegas Suites hotel, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 5072638310
Description
very well known upscale restaurant by chef Willy Dinnelmann. It is listed in Frommers Guidebook and others. French Swiss cuisine with a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its wine list.
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