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La Isleta Restaurant

Via Panamericana Km.348 Distrito de Remedios | 1 km from the police check point of Guabalá, Guabala, Panama
+507 6896-0898
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  • Average1%
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“la isleta” (9 reviews)
“the river” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Fusion, Healthy, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Via Panamericana Km.348 Distrito de Remedios | 1 km from the police check point of Guabalá, Guabala, Panama
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stopped at La Isleta for one night during our pan-american trip. Lovely calm place by the river, nice and quiet and safe. Lovely shower, clean bathrooms, with all the amenities. We had breakfast before we left the next day - it was amazing food;...More

Thank Nancy B
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay here at La Isleta. Specially for doing it in such beautiful way. The best for both of you on your trip to South America.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Amazing restaurant and absolutely great camping. We are a family of three travelling throughout the Americas with an RV. Also Roberto one of the owner was very proud to show us his orchid called Flor del Espiritu Santo (Panama's National Flower) - Peristeria Elata- Holy...More

Thank nathalie a
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thanks for writing ! Your comment is most welcomed. It was really a pleasure to have you guys here with us for a couple of days. Enjoy the rest of the stay in Panamá and your trip to South America.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

The food at La Isleta is delicious and such a change from anything else we ate in Panama. Everything is local, the owners showed us the trees in their garden where they source a lot of their food and they are passionate about sharing their...More

Thank Tom K
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Oh boy! What can we say? The beauty of your comment relies on the fact that it is real. Meaning: Sincere and honest. This we certainly know for sure. We are blessed to have visitors like you at La Isleta who are so appreciative of...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and enjoyed wonderful natural appetizers, a local salad, chicken dishes and a variety of desserts. Everything was fresh and delicious. The service was excellent ! I would strongly recommend it if you are in the area.

1  Thank StellaAlberti
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you so much for recommending us in such beautiful manner. God bless you!

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant, both for its food and for its decor. Menu changes daily based on fish, meat and veggies procured on that day. The fresh juices are highly recommended. It's a sharp turn off the highway so be ready!

1  Thank Gabriele d
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

You are wonderful Gabriele ! I really don't know what to say. It is not easy to respond to something so kind and beautiful. Thanks a million.

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

If you love healthy locally sourced food cooked and served with passion then visit La Isleta! They also provide accommodation at a great rate. You have the option to camp (bring your own camping equipment) on a grassed area near the river or stay in...More

1  Thank Rob J
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Hospitality consists in a little fire, a little food, and an immense quiet. EMERSON We are most greatful for your kind comments. We really enjoyed having you guys here for those two days. We wish you the very best and a safe trip back home.

Reviewed 21 August 2016

This wss the best restaurant during our 2 week panama jouney. Delicious food and perfect service in a nice surrounding.More

1  Thank bafa996
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016
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Las opiniones de nuestros visitantes son todas importantes. Pero en el caso de estos europeos que han estado recorriendo nuestro...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Very Nice place where you can park with a camping car and pass the night. The owners are charmants and good cookers. The spend a great Time there. The mangrove and The océan are closed to The restaurant. Joelle and Alain from France.More

1  Thank joella74
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016
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Muchas gracias por el comentario tan positivo. La verdad que tenemos mucho espacio verde en nuestros alrededores y a orillas...More

Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped at lunch while on the road between Santiago and Boquete and enjoyed a very qualitative food! The fruit juices are wonderfully tasty and refreshing. The mixed salad with the herbs from the garden gave us a great pleasure. And the main dish was...More

Thank ArianeMont
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2016
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Muchas gracias por tus comentarios Ariane. Siempre es un gusto grande tener con nosotros gente tan fina y gentil como...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016

The best fresh, healthy and very delicious food. Panamanian cuisine. Tasty stuffed plantains, shrimps and tuna steak. Wonderful and hospitable chefs and their lovely pet- crocodile Tota. Highly recommended for everyone.

Thank Elina K
La Isleta C, Propietario at La Isleta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2016

Thanks a lot for your kindness. Your comments are most appreciated. Best regards for you and your family. God bless you all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Meals
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Panamericana Km.348 Distrito de Remedios | 1 km from the police check point of Guabalá, Guabala, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Guabala
  • Phone Number: +507 6896-0898
  • E-mail
Description
This restaurant is located near a river and is surrounded by exuberant vegetation providing a relaxed and informal ambiance. Here the visitor enjoys dishes from traditional regional gastronomy and the exquisite signature cuisine of chef Roberto Castrellón. Chef Castrellón's highly pleasing menu comprises a variety of dishes prepared with fresh ingredients of optimum quality most of which are produced locally.
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