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Don Chacho Grill

$$ - $$$
Central American, Latin, Spanish
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Playa Coronado, Panama
240-1930
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fire roasted chicken is excellent, the pulpo entero (Octopus) is also very good. The Premium meats are excellent but pricey. Service is generally not the greatest, but that's pretty standard for Panama.

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Thank Sylvain D
Kirkland
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190 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went looking for authentic flavor and charm and Don Chacho Grill delivered. We sat outside near the fire where they were whole roasting a dozen or so chickens. Excellent meal and a nice value.

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Thank Troy B
Orlando, Florida
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent local food. Where the local GO! You must try this place. Consistently fabulous for over the past 7 yrs.

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Thank Beach L
Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Whatever you do, DON'T leave without trying the rotisserie chicken with chimichurri. You will not regret it. Add some yuca and patacones (fried planteens). You can thank me later ;) Oh! they make a nice sangria as well

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Thank travelling_kitten
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We ate at Don Chacho Grill, on the patio, during our vacation in Playa Coronado. It is located very conveniently close to Coronado Bay Condos where we were staying. This was my night for steak and the filet I had was great! Cooked perfectly to my medium rare taste.

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Thank PhoenixDennis
Woodstock, Georgia
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice quiet environment and good service. Nice small salads and wonderful sides. My wife really liked the Sangria, Basic wine list with good pricing focusing on wines from Argentina and Chile. Will definitely be back, very reasonable price for the quality of food

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Thank William S
Airmont, New York
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch. I ordered the filet mignon which was not really anything resembling filet mignon in the US. I asked for medium rare and it was pretty well done. Not terrible, just not what I was expecting. The ceviche was very tasty (although very salty). I have a huge aversion to cilantro so I was very pleased... More 

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Thank SP1_1971
Panama City, Panama
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Coronado for lunch and without a doubt went for Don Chacho. The food was amazing as always, but the service has gone down. We wanted to order burgers with patacones instead of fries and they wouldn't even try to ask if they could change it. They don't smile and seem to pay more attention to the customers... More 

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Thank Lourdes U
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

My husband and I stopped by for lunch. I ordered a bacon cheesebuger with no onion and my husband ordered chicken as we ordered in spanish. When i got my cheeseburger there were onions the one burnt piece of bacon and the hamburger was badly charred but raw on the inside. My husband chicken was over cooked, when we brought... More 

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Queens, New York
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was a very nice restaurant. Staff was very friendly and service was good. The Panamanian Chicken and Rice was delicious and so were the beef empanadas. We actually went back the next night and got half a dozen to go!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Central American, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Coronado, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Cocle Province  >  Playa Coronado
  • Phone Number: 240-1930
Description
I could not find any reviews for any restaurants at Coronado Beach Panama, This area has many restaurants and more being built as the area is growing. This is also a tourist area and Coronado Beach is on the travel forum. I could not right an address as I could not find one but it is on the main road going into Coronado Beach. Thanks

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?