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Mi Ranchito

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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American
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Isla Naos | Amador Causeway, Panama City 0843-0124, Panama
+507 228-4909
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A good selection of local food and the prices are reasonable however, the service is lacking. We had a late lunch and the restaurant was crowded/busy and not enough servers working. Nice views of Panama City.

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Panama City, Panama
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A friend from Spain came and we went for dinner. We had a picada nacional as entree, had carimañolas, fried yuca, tortilla, chorizo nacional and empanada de tortilla, for her to taste some Panamanian food. As main dish we had a fried corvina fish with patacones and yuca. It was really good and big, also came with a side dish... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were a group BUT we waited almost an hour for the first meal to come out. There were several meals that didn't come out when "all" the meals came out of the kitchen. My husband and I were two that didn't get our meal in the first group. After waiting another 30 plus minutes before the missing meals started... More 

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Bloomington, IN
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I guess if you're wanting a bar/party experience - this would be the place for you. We had a large group for dinner & was seated near the large booming speakers. Some of our group enjoyed their meals, but I did NOT. First mine had to be sent back after a bird landed on my plate while the server was... More 

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tullahoma
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

fish as fishy tasting.service was bad . Difficult to get any service. I understand they were quite busy, but others had problems getting service

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Manitoba, Canada
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We loved this restaurant! The waiter spoke some English and was very attentive! The food was great, lots of choices. Many locals eating there so you know it is good. Very reasonable, great views of the Causeway, entertainment was a really nice touch as well.

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Paradise Point, Australia
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208 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The food was deep fried battered everything apart from the salad. But the drinks were cold and it was a hot day, unfortunately there were no other places to choose from to eat. Construction going on right next to restaurant

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Los Angeles, California
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274 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had fish, all of which was well prepared and very fresh. The person who took us there said that this is a popular restaurant with the locals, so you know the food will always be good. The prices were very reasonable. Well worth the scenic drive.

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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The ambiance of the restaurant is really nice. Besides the spectacular view of Panama City skyline, the wind adds a pleasant element to the experience. Food wise, it is good. Nothing remarkable but good. I had te jumbo lobster with creole sauce. I expected something spicier but it was slightly more to the sweet side, nonetheless tasteful. Service is slow... More 

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hobe sound florida
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40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We arrived at noon & were the only 3 people in the restaurant. After waiting 15 minutes for a server to notice us I finally had to ask the manager to take our order. The restaurant began filling up, every other table got their food while we still waited for ours. After waiting another 30 minutes I AGAIN asked the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Naos | Amador Causeway, Panama City 0843-0124, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 228-4909
Description
Mi Ranchito Restaurant is the perfect environment to enjoy with family, friends and tourists; a familiar restaurant that offers a menu of varied Panamanian foods, with particular attention in preparing seafood at affordable prices to all visitors.Our style and decoration provides an opportunity to spend an enjoyable time. Part of its structure is a ranch of indigenous Panamanian style in an open-air environment. It is a good place for breakfast, lunch or dinner; enhanced with a happy and live music.

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