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Carretera Nacional, Las Tablas 0710, Panama
11:00 - 23:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Ponchalos move north to Chitre a while back but it is a great place for lunch or dinner. A little rough around the edges, it's a little (by American standards) open air Sports Bar. The owner, Jim, is very interesting to talk to and the burgers and nachos are great. You'll have a good time!

Thank tjo50511
Pedasi, Panama
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This place has it dialed in !! Great food, good prices,very good variety of foods... What else you want... Conversation.... Got that too !!!!

Thank panabart
Taipei, Taiwan
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

this store is moving to the downtown , this place has no more business 這家店已經搬家了 這個地址只剩下這家店的空房子, 並沒有營業 當地人說已經搬到Chitre城裡去一段時間了, 建議打電話詢問+507 6982-3716

1 Thank Nikichen
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405 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

I ordered the 1/2 pound burger with white cheese, lettuce, tomato and medium rare. The burger was well done and the bun was cold. The tried the sister restaurant in Chitre with similiar results.

Thank BigDogPanama
james t, Owner at Ponchalos, responded to this review

Ponchalos toasts our buns with butter for every client, weather we are in las tablas or chitre. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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173 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Love this place Best Hamburger I've ever Eaten.The Owner is Cool a wealth f Knowledge and quite the Character.Beer is Cold & Hospitality is Great. Owner is Engish and Speaks Spanish. Would definitely stop in on our way thru.

Thank Ron F
Pedasi, Panama
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Awesome place for great "Sports" food and cool beers. Jimmy is a great host. Can't wait for baseball season to start.

Thank Panamamixs
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

It was ok, but just. My friends had the hamburgers and they were fine with them. I can't say the same about the chili dog or chili fries.

Thank blkdolfin
Chitre, Panama
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Casual dining and lots of fun. They also have a restaurant in Los Santos that we frequent more often. Ice cold beer in frosty glasses was a big hit with our hot and tired family, My husband likes the burgers, I like the chicken sandwiches and especially love the fries that are the absolute best anywhere!

Thank Jo Anne B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

We recently visited Las Tablas and one of the places we sought out was Panchalos. The owner is Jim and he was very friendly. It's an outdoor sports bar with great burgers and fries and EXCELLENT boneless chicken nuggets (never had nuggets seasoned quit like them not breaded but seasoned and they were awesome!) if you don't speak the language... More 

Thank Mary B
Cambutal, Panama
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103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

JImmy always gives great service. You will not be disappointed in your food selection. Those ice cold mugs help the beer go down very smoothly. Very popular establishment.

Thank TimR4444

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Nacional, Las Tablas 0710, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Las Tablas
  • Phone Number: 50769823716
Located 1mile from the Herrera/Los Santos border on the Main road just past Traffic Lights on the left hand side heading towards Las Tablas. WE are located next to Hotel Kevin. We have WIFI High Speed Internet, outisde Seating, Private room, American Food. Burgers, Wings,Pizza, BLT,Sandwiches and More.

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