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Mercao Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, Seafood,
Avenue de la Rotonda, Ocean Mall, 2nd Floor, Costa Del Este | frente a la torre Movistar de Costa del Este., Panama City, Panama
+507 393-6340
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“ceviche” (10 reviews)
“pork chop” (2 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Avenue de la Rotonda, Ocean Mall, 2nd Floor, Costa Del Este | frente a la torre Movistar de Costa del Este., Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The head of my department visited Panama only for two days, so we need to figure it out a way to have a moment to spend as a team and at the same time showed him a little bit of our culture... And this experience...More

Thank ktycastillo
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Great menu, with a variety of choices, that you might not expect from a restaurant in a small plaza.

Thank Guillermo S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A perfect place to enjoy modern Panamanian food, good combination of traditional dishes with international touches. Artesanal beers in a really nice ambiance. Professional and so friendly service

Thank Aida M
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We had been to the Mercao before but only for non-menu specials so my wife and i wanted to try out their main menu - we both had their squash soup as a starter - what an amazing start to the evening - it was...More

Thank TD-Panama
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

But not for lunch on a working day. Mercao s food is very nice and needs time to be prepared, thats exactly why a lunch on a working day is not an option if you only have limited time. Prices are a bit high,service is...More

Thank M Z
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I was at Mercao with friends and we had a great experience. Ceviche was delicious! Service was great and waiters were very helpful. The atmosphere is nice too. It can get a little noise outside on the veranda on busy nights, but it is quieter...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We had a business dinner for 18 people last night. I suggested this restaurant because I love it's food... With previous reservation, about a week before our big night and orders placed in advanced, they still got us waiting over 2 hours to serve. The...More

Thank Rosa L
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stayed at the Westin next door and they recommended Mercao for some authentic Peruvian food. I asked for the waiter's recommendation. I ordered ceviche and a pork chop, which was huge. Prices are very reasonable too. Especially compared what some of the places in the...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a fun restaurant with great inventions ! Pleasant service , pleasant waiter service , waiters are always complacent !! Love their meals ... live music friday eves !!

Thank Susana V
Reviewed 19 January 2018

They have a special cooking place and a different censorial experience with a table that change colors, all for groups! They also have craft beers, and good food. I have being there 2 times and the first time I ordered something good from the menu,...More

Thank Tatiana_Olivieri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de la Rotonda, Ocean Mall, 2nd Floor, Costa Del Este | frente a la torre Movistar de Costa del Este., Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 393-6340
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Modern Panamenian Cuisine by chef Francisco Castro, we offer a variety of culinary experiences like, Chef table an especial dinner for max 6 guest . available with 24 hour reservation. Mercao Kitchen, cook with chef Francisco Castro in his private kitchen and enjoy a delicious dinner prepare by all the participants.(min 8, max 16) Reserve with 24 hour advance Mercao Emotion. a culinary journey of panamenian dishes and culture. using technology and all your senses you can enjoy of this culinary experience (min 8 , max 14) Reserve with 24 hour advance.
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