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Restaurante Dona Nella

Calle Principal, frente al Mercado de Artesanias | El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama
+507 983-5129
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good52%
  • Average31%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 May 2017
“Nothing special, good food”
21 Apr 2016
“Local restaurant, no gringos, no english spoken.”
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Spanish
Calle Principal, frente al Mercado de Artesanias | El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Good food. Nothing really special. They asked us to pay more than the menue said. We asked why and they said cause they are making new menues. That was not a nice thing. Otherwise okay. Not impressed but for the price it was totally worth...More

1  Thank Kaos M
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This small restaurant is real local restaurant for locals, where they have their lunch. Meals are not cooked on order, but are ready waiting you, so you can have lunch quickly also. We had fish for lunch, it was good, well cooked. Service for good,...More

1  Thank mWrite
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

It was recommended to us by a local who said it was a great place to get local Panamanian food. The food was great and the people were very friendly.

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A very nice cafeteria with a good selection of Panamanian food. Try on of the "chicas" or juice instead of soda. The chicken stew was excellent. Great budget palce!

Thank dayhiker3458
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

A small Panamanian Creole restaurant that is cafeteria style. Once you tell them what you want, they pile on the food and serve it to you after you're seated. The food is absolutely delicious! We had to go back for breakfast and were not disappointed....More

Thank BlackCherry100
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great places for a good local creole breakfast. It is affordable and if you are in the center of the town it is at walking distance. Friendly environment and very close to the town market for fruits and souvenirs.

Thank dsg_panama
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Panamean food, cheap, local. Clean place. Had a chat with the owner, an old lady, impressed her restaurant was in a travel guide! She was happy to speak with us (in Spanish).

Thank Karine L
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stopped in for lunch after hiking up to see the Piedra Pintada. This tiny little cafeteria style restaurant is the bomb!!! I had barbecued chicken with rice and beans; he had baked chicken with rice, beans, and the potato salad. You would have thought...More

1  Thank StuartandDenese
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Dona Nella's is a fine place for a cheap cafeteria style breakfast, lunch or very early dinner. We had breakfast there 2 times. It is definitely cheap, convenient and fast. Do not expect above average Panamenian food. Expect to get decent food at fonda prices.

1  Thank PaulWorksHard
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Five us us stopped for lunch as everything else in the area was at least $10 a plate and we couldn't see the food. Here, we were greeted and we saw the cafeteria style lunch had 4 different choices of meat (pork chops, broiled chicken,...More

1  Thank Monique F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, frente al Mercado de Artesanias | El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Cocle Province  >  El Valle de Anton
  • Phone Number: +507 983-5129
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