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Donde Viancka

Calle Hacia Playa Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good53%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
14 May 2017
“Delicious food”
4 Jan 2017
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Calle Hacia Playa Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Had dinner here one night. Cold beers, delicious food, nice ambiance. it is about a 7 min walk from the centre of town, but worth the walk. Excellent value for money.

Thank spestonji
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My friend and I ate here in June whilst spending a few weeks in Santa Catalina. We had the snapper tacos and coconut rice and it was genuinely one of the best meals i've ever eaten. By far the best food in Panama. I'd visit...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Great Ceviche and seafood. Reasonably priced and great value. We would definitely return here again.

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Viancka is a great cook and wonderful person. Juan P, her son is a great waiter! The fish is really good and the home made mango-based hot sauce is the secret..

Thank FluidMichael
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The Restaurant is right on the street, food is very Basic. Price very high, giving you the feeling eat and move. Sorry it is like it is. Chris and peter

Thank berlindiver
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Best fish tacos ever. OK, tied for first place with a street vendor in San Diego. This place can really cook fish so if that is your thing it is a must. Other meals looked very good. Best value in Santa Catalina in my experience.

Thank David N
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Tasty ceviche and great grilled fish. Nice patio. I would go back again. Friendly ambience. Worth the 10 minute walk from town.

Thank Zialucia
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I heve been there in a very low season ,only surfers in the town and few gringos,europe or something,i had very good meals there i used to call lady whi works there “mama",so she made ma dinner for almost one month,and the lady whos the...More

Thank Raphael C
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We went 2 nights in a row and they were closed. Its very hard to figure out schedules around Santa Catalina, but we got used it. Once we arrived, we were kindly treated, and very much enjoyed a fish and chicken taco, and really yummy...More

Thank keishiag
Reviewed 19 July 2014

I love corvina fish and Viancka gave us a very tasty dinner. She told us the fresh fish of the day was corvina so we did not hesitate to order it. The fish filet was a good size and you could choose rice or fries...More

Thank Crgough
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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  • Address: Calle Hacia Playa Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Veraguas Province  >  Santa Catalina
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