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Cafeteria Manolo's

Calle 56 Este, Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“corvina” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 56 Este, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Excellent food with good portion size. Inside and outside dining. Went for a late lunch, only two other tables. Poor wait service; long wait between drinks and more than 20 minute wait to get the check. Waitstaff more interested in soccer than service. Does not...More

Thank markminier
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We stayed at a hotel down the street and came here three days in a row. With a large family it's difficult to find an affordable place to eat out at but Manolo's is very affordable. Big portions and the staff was very friendly and...More

Thank hoffman5
Reviewed 10 April 2018

If you need starched table cloths and obsequious waiters, this may not be the place for you. However, if you want to experience the real Panama City, this is it. Monolo's is a local restaurant for local people. Everyone from families with young children, self...More

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It was a last resort place to eat because the restaurant we want to try was closed due to Easter. The outside eating area has quite a few customers so we decided to try it. We ordered a pizza but was disappointed. The mushroom was...More

Thank cbercenio
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Spent seven nights in Panama and used this Restaraunt most of the time . Couldn’t fault service quality or price . Try the Panamanian soup with rice.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We went to Manolo's twice, because it was close to our hotel. Both times, I ordered something that wasn't Panamanian and I wasn't happy with it. The second time, I had THE WORST HAMBURGER IN MY LIFE! The meat patty tasted and chewed like compressed...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This place lives by its ambiente ! It has a nice terrace and is located in a very lively part of Panamà City ! Food was abundant , but not very good , and service was incredibly slow ! But I might go back ,...More

Thank kingofpeppange
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We ordered the chicken lasagna & fried chicken. Let me start by saying I am not a picky eater at all and I can count the times I have ever sent food back but this was one of them The chicken was literally 4 small...More

Thank photosbyalexandria
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Very good food, service and affordable to any budget. One of my favorite was the tuna pizza and my husband really enjoy the fish filet.

Thank SilvanaBurnes
Reviewed 3 February 2018

A good place to sit with a terrace. Pizza's are very cheap 5 to 6 dollar. Service is also good and fast.

Thank Kalehari
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 56 Este, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
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