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Restaurante Arrecifes

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Centrocomercial Colon 2000 | Centro Comercial Colon 2000, Colon, Panama
+507 441-9308
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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Stuck in port waiting for our cruise ship and picked this place for lunch and a beer. Food just ok, service horrible. We're at a table right next to the door and after every staff member walked by us at least a dozen times did someone with attitude take our order. They even walk in slow motion. Didn't bother to... More 

Pearland, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Went to Arrecifes for lunch on a weekday. There was very little wait. The pulpa was very good and was recommended by my colleague. I also has limon y pimienta shrimp. All the food was very fresh and served promptly. Would visit again!

Thank Bdsumners
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This restaraunt offers mostly seafood. Has good variety of it. Also the drinks are ok. Nice location. Great for family meetings

Thank Kittypretty
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6 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We were visited during the storm Otto, so it rain everyday. We stay at the Radisson Hotel. We enjoy the food, the staff was friendly but not attentive during the 1st. visit. I believe the tip change all that, we visited 3 times. The food was great, we wanted to try everythingon the menu and the price was good also.... More 

Thank Hafid I
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant by the cruise ship terminal. This is the only place I found outside of a hotel, that appeared to be decent. Food was OK, but not exceptional, staff were friendly and the Sangria was good.

Thank Andy S
Dothan, Alabama
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398 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

A nice restaurant to sample some local dishes of Panama. Within walking distance from the cruise ship's birth. The staff was friendly and helpful. We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank Big_Globe_Traveler
River Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful mixed grill, one order was enough for two people. Staff quite friendly, but little English spoken. Harbor view was industrial, but pleasant with the breeze blowing. Best place we've found in Colon!

Thank Susan W
Maxwelton, wa
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Very run of the mill food with no flair. It is right next to the cruise ships so it has a great view of the harbor and water activities. Little English spoken and misunderstandings seem to abound. Go for the view and a drink, but skip the dinner.

1 Thank Dave H
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

ran into it after going to the dusty free zone, great service, delicious sea food, the servings are good, and it has and AMAZING view of the port, loved the fried shrimp!

Thank Luis G
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

After seeing Gatun locks, we checked our lonely planet guidebook, and this was the only restaurant listed in Colon! After driving around Zona Libre, it took us a while to find, but boy it didn't disappoint! Great seafood, huge platters of food (al the entrees come with a side dish and a small side salad), but the best were freshly... More 

1 Thank Irina G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centrocomercial Colon 2000 | Centro Comercial Colon 2000, Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Colon
  • Phone Number: +507 441-9308

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