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Review of Casa Del Churrasco

Casa Del Churrasco
Ranked #48 of 112 Restaurants in David
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

The food was bland. The Alfredo was just ok even though there were ample shrimp. My wife's filet mignon was not filet mignon, not cooked to the correct temperature and was wrapped in raw bacon FAT(no actual meat) and smothered in canned mushroom mush. The caprese salad had under ripe tomatoes, dry hard mozzarella, dry flake basil and no balsamic. It wasn't worth the energy wasted to chew it. The manager stood behind the counter pretending to be busy as the only waitress scrambled to keep up. The waitress was attentive and did a great job condidering she was alone and getting no help from the manager. It took 10 minutes to place our order and another 10 to get our beers, the only value at $1.00. The manager should have been expediting drinks but he sat and twiddled his thumbs. To further detract from the customer experience an apparent friend of the chef arrived and the chef proceeded to fawn over him and his girlfriend instead of preparing meals for the awaiting customers. All in all a flat to negative dining experience!!!

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Reviewed 5 February 2013

The food was very good, service was excellent as they had to help us interpret the menu. Prices reasonable. Good wine too. Make sure you checkout the 3 different sizes of the pizza, the large one is enormous! The decor could be much better though.

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Reviewed 26 October 2012

If you want to take a girl out in David to eat, this is the place to go.

Owned by Argentinians, this restaurant's unassuming entrance belies both the amazing food the cook here and the size of the restaurant itself. I'm not a big steak eater, so I can't comment on the filet mignon that the Argentineans are so famous for, but the have amazing pizza and calzones! For the quality of the food, the prices are fairly inexpensive - on calzon is big enough to feed two people! The service is excellent and the ambience is romantic, with low lighting and no flatscreen on the wall. They also have a very good wine selection. I recommend you pick a table in the unairconditioned open area - if you go in the evening, it will be cool enough not to feel hot. The closed off AC section has both the distracting flatscreen and harsher lighting.

Thank Elliot S
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Reviewed 2 April 2012

This place is great. The vibe is nice and they offer fresh air seating with fans or an air-conditioned room if you want. The empanada started are delicious, but the best part is the pizza. Best pizza in David so far! Medium-thin crust and plenty of cheese. The calzones are also great--absolutely huge and very reasonably priced. My only small disappointment was that the bacon on the menu was actually Canadian bacon. Still very yummy though. The prices are reasonable and the menu extensive--it covers a lot of ground, but I believe that the kitchen is capable of producing great versions of everything on it.

Thank emilie j
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Reviewed 10 February 2012

It is a nice family run restaurant that serves great steak ( open charcoal grille), fish, pasta dishes and the best pizza in David. I have eaten here with friends and family once a week for a year and it is always great. They serve a lunch buffet with many selections including: chicken, beef, fresh fish, several rice dishes, salads and soups all homemade and delicious. In the evening they serve, local beef and imported Argentinean beef and you can select your cut. The pizza is the best in the city, nice crisp not to thick crust, fresh veggies along with a selection of meats, you will not find any better. My son’s always want to stop there on their arrival to David for some good food and great company. The manager is the daughter of the pizza maker and steak chef (her father) and she speaks English along with being very pretty so my 22 and 23 year olds love the conversation and the view. The restaurant is located on the same street as DHL, Multibank, and Copa Airlines, it has a blue awning and two dining sections, one air condition and one open to the street, it is a little hard to find but worth the look. We went a few nights ago and my wife and I had pizza, the boys had pizza and another couple had fresh corvina with a white sauce and it was all great. Try the fresh squeezed lemonade as it is good as well. Make this a stop on your visit to David, Panama, you will enjoy your meal.

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