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Central Commerical La Florida | Marbella, Panama City, Panama
+507 264-5587
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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the older restaurants in Panama and is popular with business people for lunch. I have lunched here frequently and sampled most of the great variety of fish dishes which are always outstanding. I have not tried the many other offerings. My one complaint is they do not offer but one white wine by the class and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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99 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Love it. I always try to go there when we go to Panama. We have been going for more than 20 years. Everything is good the 3 mustards steak, the pepper steak, grilled squids, corvina, garlic shrimps You name it. Staff very courteous and ready to help.

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Thank Vicky07Miami_FL
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This is a very traditional restaurant in the city. The decoration dates back to the early 80's, so it is like going back in time, things are well preserved. Food wise the restaurant offers some specialties that are consistently executed each time. I love the fried ceviche, the caldillo, which is a hearty soup with broth, eggs and seafood and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Ok best Lobster dish in Panama ! Old style inside but great atmosphere. Live Latin music on Friday we went and had a great time good service. Get several appetizers and share the best !!

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Thank teddyo81
Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We have visited Le Bistrot for many years and it has always maintained a high level of quality of food and attention even on special occasions such as New Year's Eve. In spite of being fully packed the food was as good as ever and the attention efficient and friendly

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Thank Chebo M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

The smoked salmon is hard to mess up, but they found a way! Very salty mushrooms. Even the schrimp coctel was a mess; a big splash of Tabasco must have been accidental? The corvina filet was very good with a nice white sauce. Maybe some cooks where still on the fiesta?

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Thank Frank A
Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We were so pleased to stumble upon this lovely french bistro. I fell in love with the decor straight away. The service was fantastic. Both our meals were great and we would definitely go back.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

We went here for my husband's birthday for the wonderful corvina and dorado dishes. There were 8 of us, and the service was impeccable, the atmosphere and music were nice, and the food outstanding. The portions were less than other places, but very rich and filling.

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Thank Linda J
Panama City, Panama
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122 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

Celebrated a birthday here with my wife and 6 friends. Food was universally excellent, service simply superb. Drinks are full-sized and they could not have been more accommodating. Will certainly return, as it's one of our favorites in Panama City.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

We returned again a few nights ago to this seafood-oriented restaurant across from the World Trade Center and Casino Marbella. We have eaten here about once or twice a year over the course of about 16 years. The quality of the food on this visit was equal to what I wrote about in my previous review in December, 2012. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central Commerical La Florida | Marbella, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 264-5587

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