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As featured in Best Food in Panama City
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Via Porras, Panama City, Panama
+507 203-1010
07:00 - 09:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 09:00
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Innisfil, Canada
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244 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our tour group stopped here for a quick lunch and it was fast, fresh and very tasty. There is a wide array of baked goods as well as lunch items like quiche or made to order sandwiches. Accessibility issues with the washroom because they are on the second floor up a set of very steep stairs.

Thank OntarioTrekker
Panama City, Panama
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In a country where service can be slow, it's nice to have a place where you can choose from a variety of pre-made items. I often grab a sandwich here when I'm in a hurry. The food isn't fabulous, but it's good and it's consistent. They also have a huge array of desserts and sweets to satisfy your sweet tooth.... More 

Thank WineMavenPanama
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped in here twice. They spoke Spanish and my Spanlish is pretty terrible but we made it through! My husband had a flat bread and a coffee and I had pecan tart plus we went back and purchased amazing bachleva and chocolates! A cute place to stop and grab a bite!

Thank Robyn H
Athens, Greece
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I am staying in Panama for 15 days. I was trying to taste a good sweet but I found nothing. Till now... In Athanasiou you can taste excellent sweets, pastries, chocolates. It's really heaven!!! Next 15 days I would be here to try more.. The environment is fantastic, clean, comfortable chairs and the personnel very Polite and helpful. The price... More 

Thank jennyxm
Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a very good breakfast or snack base on pastry or bread... This is the place... The variety of option is very big, so everyone get happy...

Thank Sandra G
Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Today I had soup, pastries and 😃 coffee at Athanasiou Via Porras, the service was prompt, attentive and very good. The soupand spanakopitas were delicious. The coffee barista was very nice and prepared the best coffee. Thumbs up!

Thank Beatriz A
New York City, New York, USA
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299 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Situated in a business district is a Greek specialty store with excellent coffee. Aside from the coffee (try the iced one with milk foam and espresso) the baklava was excellent. This is a good place to sit outside and relax and eat (the food is nothing to rave about) – but don't go out of your way to be in... More 

Thank Marc U
Panama City, Panama
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

In a few words: food is average, desserts are good, coffee is OK, and they have a nice variety of teas, which I appreciate. A bit expensive. They do have a large variety of options to choose from. Not a mandatory stop, good enough, but there are better coffee shops/bakeries in Panama.

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Port of Spain
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Athanasious has several locations and all of them have the same good quality. It's the perfect place to grab a tasty quick bite. They have coffee, soups, salads, sandwiches quiches and greek style sweets. You can get it to go or eat in. Their pastrami house sandwich is excellent with caramelized onions. Also liked their mushroom soup. Nice place to... More 

Thank Skyrafter
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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170 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Enjoy all kind of fast menu like sandwiches, soups, etc. and look for the desserts....they have plenty to chose from

Thank lolinstar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Porras, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 203-1010

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