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Restaurante Dona Nella

Calle Principal, frente al Mercado de Artesanias | El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama
+507 983-5129
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good57%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork chop” (2 reviews)
“fonda” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish
Calle Principal, frente al Mercado de Artesanias | El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Really nice for a fonda, authentic Panamanian food for under $6 a plate. Having a Panamanian wife, I know and love the food, and this place does a great job. Some of my favorite meals there include hojaldres (theirs are thin & crispy) with fried...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 27 February 2018

After attending a church service at the Catholic Church across the street, our friends, who are locals, took us to Dona Nella. It was the best buffet we went to during our time in Panama. Good, hot, local food no matter what you choose, and...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Good food. Nothing really special. They asked us to pay more than the menue said. We asked why and they said cause they are making new menues. That was not a nice thing. Otherwise okay. Not impressed but for the price it was totally worth...More

1  Thank Kaos M
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This small restaurant is real local restaurant for locals, where they have their lunch. Meals are not cooked on order, but are ready waiting you, so you can have lunch quickly also. We had fish for lunch, it was good, well cooked. Service for good,...More

1  Thank mWrite
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It was recommended to us by a local who said it was a great place to get local Panamanian food. The food was great and the people were very friendly.

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A very nice cafeteria with a good selection of Panamanian food. Try on of the "chicas" or juice instead of soda. The chicken stew was excellent. Great budget palce!

Thank dayhiker3458
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

A small Panamanian Creole restaurant that is cafeteria style. Once you tell them what you want, they pile on the food and serve it to you after you're seated. The food is absolutely delicious! We had to go back for breakfast and were not disappointed....More

Thank BlackCherry100
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Great places for a good local creole breakfast. It is affordable and if you are in the center of the town it is at walking distance. Friendly environment and very close to the town market for fruits and souvenirs.

Thank dsg_panama
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Panamean food, cheap, local. Clean place. Had a chat with the owner, an old lady, impressed her restaurant was in a travel guide! She was happy to speak with us (in Spanish).

Thank Karine L
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stopped in for lunch after hiking up to see the Piedra Pintada. This tiny little cafeteria style restaurant is the bomb!!! I had barbecued chicken with rice and beans; he had baked chicken with rice, beans, and the potato salad. You would have thought...More

1  Thank StuartandDenese
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, frente al Mercado de Artesanias | El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Cocle Province  >  El Valle de Anton
  • Phone Number: +507 983-5129
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