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Cafe Balear

Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
+507 393-7072
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
17 May 2017
“Great gastronomy, ”
14 Mar 2017
“One of the best spots in Panama city”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Latin, Pub
$$ - $$$
Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

good place for drinks during the night, day, food is simply awesome. All resaltes meats are exquisitely prepared. Pretty sure will love it.

Thank Jorge B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best spots in Panamá city where you can have good food, a glass of wine or also get some drinks and hang out with your friends

Thank jaimecr03
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you have a minute, go eat there! It used to be Jaleo. Great tapas, good service, the chef comes out to say hi! Even the French fries are good...

Thank PTYTraveler
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This was my second time at this place which specializes in Soanish food. Both times the food has been good, but this second time the service was really slow. My favorite is the "Chicharrones de Cobia", give them a try.

Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We have been to Jeleo many times and seen the restaurant have its ups and downs. There is a new chef there that has brought it up to a peak again. Don't miss it.

Thank Steven F
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We were headed to the highly rated LaTrona but they were closed. Next door, by the same owner we selected Jaleo. Our server, Marvin was excellent. The food was good, not great. We started with grilled octopus salad that was tender but under seasoned. I...More

Thank Marcy S
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Visited Jaleo with my girlfriend. Both ate great quality food. Go for the pasta or jumbo shrimps, no mistakes on the I assure you. Not that cheap either, still worth it a lot!

Thank Thiago D
Reviewed 24 February 2015

My wife and I go here often as it is right next door. We have had many very good meals here. They have both indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Steven F
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Good place overall. Delicious risotto and desserts. The ceviche was sub par considering the high price. The service was a bit slow at times but the staff was courteous. Sit outside for a lively ambiance, especially at night. It tends to get very crowded on...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Our first nite in Panama City we found this Bistro a few blocks from our condo. We sat in the out door patio with people all around us smoking which is not a problem for us but others may not appreciate. We had a local...More

Thank rpunger
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 393-7072
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