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La Trona

Calle 48 | Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
+507 396-9230
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
10 Jun 2017
“Lunch amongst friends”
14 Aug 2016
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Calle 48 | Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went there with a small group of friends and high expectations, as I had known the chef, Pedro Masolvier from his previous ventures and was not disappointed. We had a sopa de mariscos which was absolutely delicious and after that a meat paella, also a...More

Thank Albert J F
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We went with a group, fifty something people, the place is good looking and can hold that many people with no fuss. The menu was composed of an entree of bread with tomatoes, grilled chicken, and Spanish cantimpalo sausage. For the main dish we had...More

Thank Rolando_Jose_RDL
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I go to Panama every few months and have been very impressed with all the different dining offerings and options over the past few years. On my most recent trip a friend took me to La Trona and we had a delightful evening. We were...More

1  Thank Lu P
Reviewed 17 September 2015

From the TA pages, we thought they were open. Indeed, the location was difficult to find. When we got there (having to walk the other direction than Google Maps took us) not only were they closed (it was Tuesday and apparently many closures on Tuesdays),...More

1  Thank Marcy S
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This restaurant really IS hard to find. I had to ask quite a few locals for directions before we finally found it. It's on the 2nd floor in a white building through an oddly plain wooden door. When you open the door you'll find yourself...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Overall it is a good restaurant but not outstanding. The arhinestone and history of the building it a definite positive. The food is good, but not outstanding, it is also worth noting that it is a short menu for fussy eaters or people with dietary...More

Thank Nat_B1986
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Service was good but they did not have shrimp or our favorite dessert. It is a nice setting. The maps to find it are mostly wrong. It is on 48th st past most of the other restaurants on the north side. It is a white...More

Thank Yourluckyday
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The food and service were fabulous! It's very hard to find, but keep hunting because it's worth it. The menu is limited, but everyone (parents and four kids) found something great to eat. The art on the walls is gorgeous, and the artwork on the...More

Thank KBB204
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

We were staying in panama for a couple of days & as always checked out the local restaurants on trip advisor. This is a gem of a place very close to the Hilton, mieridian& the Waldorf although not an easy find.Valentine our waitress recommended 3...More

Thank GailStanway
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Great service, interesting menu of well prepared food. Fairly priced. Wouldn't hesitate to return if back in Panama City.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 48 | Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 396-9230
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