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Mostaza

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Panama City, Panama
+507 228-3341
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We live six months of the year in Casco Viejo and have eaten at most of the restaurants in our neighborhood . Mostaza is our favorite. The service is exemplary, the ambiance cozy and romantic at the same time and the food is fantastic. We always get the portobello mushroom in garlic sauce as an appetizer. The beef and seafood... More 

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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of the traditional restaurants in Casco Viejo, the Old City , with live music on the weekends, great food, different types of fishes, and a variety of vegetables in deifferent styles, international dishes, and a nice terrace in front of the place to seat when the weather is not rainy.

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Culver City, California
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350 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Walking by this restaurant several times, it looked like a quiet peaceful place to have a nice meal. And, in the evenings, Mostaza sets up tables outside - across the street in front of the Convento de Santo Domingo. Indeed, the restaurant is elegant inside - and I enjoyed my gin martini, and the ceviche appetizer very much. My friend... More 

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Brooklyn
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on Mostaza on a late Monday evening in the old city after finding two or three other places closed. Set across from a beautiful old church with outdoor seating (which we learned belonged to Mostaza), the small gem of a restaurant was a welcome find. The service was warm and friendly and we had a great meal -... More 

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Atlantic Highlands
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Skip the Americanized restaurants and head to this intimate, charming restaurant with a mouth-watering and reasonably priced menu full of succulent meats, seafood and even pasta dishes. A popular favorite with locals (always a good sign) and gracious service. We were lucky enough to be there on a night featuring live entertainment with a beautiful vocalist which was a welcome... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Had a delicious meal at this small restaurant this week. Prawns in a cream sauce; excellent roasted mushrooms, tuna carpacio. A really good meal. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful. The food came quickly and correctly. Its more of a small family style restaurant but one worth visiting in Panama City.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

This small restaurant in Casco Viejo is very good. Argentinian style cuts of beef, lobster, cebiche are some of their offerings. Good quality food and very friendly service.

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Dublin, Ireland
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

We ate here but unfortunately I was not feeling very hungry. My husband ordered pumpkin soup to start and after i tasted his i ordered a bowl for myself - absolutely delicious!!!! Lovely place but very easy to miss. Live music there the night we visited and though a nice idea - it was way too loud!!!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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150 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Classy interior, plenty of menu options and good service. For a good dinner in a nice and relaxed atmosphere, you just cannot go wrong with this restaurant. Highly recommendable.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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128 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

While it's a very nice restaurant inside, we chose to sit at the tables outside across the street from the restaurant. We were surrounded by the lovely old walls and there was a gentle breeze from the ocean even though it was a couple of blocks away. The food and service were very good, however, the ambience was what made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Latin, International, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 228-3341

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