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Grand Cafe at Panaderia Mediterranea

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Calle 11 & Ave. Bolivar, Colon, Panama
+507 433-3941
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been in this place many times and will go again. I love smoking hookah at the terrace. Great to see the cruise ships coming and leaving and watch other small boats passing by. From November till March you can enjoy a lovely breeze. The food is good, of a good quality (once though I was served a spoiled... More 

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Thank Kittypretty
Park City, Utah
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245 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Your options are limited in an area generally considered edgy if you leave controlled locations. The atmosphere was that of a cafeteria inside and outside loud music thumped and some smoked water pipes. The food and service were OK. What are you going to do? You can't leave the Radisson/shopping center compound.

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Thank Deano50
Bangkok, Thailand
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410 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Grand cafe has been around for many years now and I can say it's one of the most popular Lebanese food places. Indoor and outdoor seating , good variety , good quality good , decent service. Meat and vegetarian dishes make it an excellent choice of place in a mixed group . Their dessert is good too.

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Thank Suresh M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Prices were reasonable, staff very friendly service was a little slow but as the ship was delayed that was hardly a problem for us.

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Thank Jon S
Katy, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The quality of the food is good. Good customer service. Safe o secure area. good prices. Nearby Radisson hoteland free zone. Indoor and outdoor areas.

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Thank LAPBhona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I have tried several restaurants in the area, but always enjoy the food at Grand Cafe. Not all staffs speak English, but the few that can a little, try their utmost to assist. They also have a menu in English, so that helps a lot.I like the way that I can choose to either sit inside the restaurant or outside... More 

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Thank Naushad N
Bel Air, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

The menu has something for everyone, with an emphasis on Lebanese food. Sit indoors or outdoors, the atmosphere is nice. Delicious!

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1 Thank RoadTripMom360
Saskatoon, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Wow! Two of us shared Greek salad, hummus with pita bread and vegetable curry. All around outstanding; $29.25.

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1 Thank Rhonda G
Orlando, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Colin was an interesting place and we happened across this place for a quick lunch stop. Ordered the arroz a la marinera, or paella as I've always called it. Got the order for 2. You could feed four with that amount of food. It was really good. I would recommend it, but be aware of how much you're ordering.

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2 Thank DeeRod531
Golfito, Costa Rica
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

I Think the location of this restaurant is mislabeled. We tried to find it and were unable based on the map in TripAdvisor. I think it is on Calle 11 over by the Radisson Hotel which is across town. They may have moved. We will look again tomorrow as it seems like a great restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Cafe, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11 & Ave. Bolivar, Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Colon
  • Phone Number: +507 433-3941

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