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Chiquita Banana

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De Abril 17, Changuinola, Panama
+507 758-8215
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Chiriqui Province, Panama
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170 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

we walked up and the owner was sitting with a friend and we had no idea until after we walked around looking for someone and he came to ask us what we needed. we said we needed a menu and he just have is a blank look. He said we could sit wherever and walked off. Few minutes later he... More 

Thank Carltico
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Very good and diverse meals and good prices but, you will have to be petient if you come in the peack hours, The music is assorted and in low tone for a good talking.

Stuttgart, Deutschland
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

Quite a few mouthwatering dishes were not available when we were there. Service was very good, food just okay.

Thank Soy_Yo_STR
Miami, Florida
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112 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

It was closed the day we went but we still got a tour. It was interesting to hear about their banana production and how is cared for.

Thank kalifa282003
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

The restaurant is being moved to a new location not far from the original spot. But....for those of you that can't live without McDonald's lucky you! the world famous burger and fries will be opening for business as soon as construction is finished. Word has it.....December is the grand opening for both Chiquita Banana and Micky D's. Food is great... More 

Thank CarolineinTroy
Panama City, Panama
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2012

This is a restaurant right in front of main street in Changuinola where everyone goes to find out the latest news and the food is very good and cheap. The restaurant owner is a hard worker and she waits on tables all day long. I really enjoyed my visit to this restaurant. In front of this restaurants are stores which... More 

Thank Rosacarbono
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

Good dinner, close by, and my husband enjoyed speaking German with the hosts!

Thank lyneotto
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2011

Gotta see it to believe it.Sit behind the bared wall,and peer out at the dusty,noisy scene just on the other side.The food is tipico Panamananian ( rice,patacones,meat) Go for the experience not the food.Tight wads will love this place

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San Antonio
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2011

We actually went to one of the Chiquita Banana pants and saw the entire banana growing/processing system! Very interesting.

Thank zackandkristen
Pembroke Pines, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2011

Gladys' Chiquita Banana Restaurante offers good ole' American food that is nicely priced. Try Her Fried Chicken Dinner! For $5.00 and change you get a non-greasy, golden-browned 1/4 chicken with fresh, and delicious steak fry potatoes and a simple lettuce & tomato salad. All beers are a dollar and that includes imported labels! Sergio her brother, and caring waiter, makes... More 

3 Thank wisgrdnr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Abril 17, Changuinola, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Changuinola
  • Phone Number: +507 758-8215

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