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La Rana Dorada

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Panama City, Panama
(507) 269 2989
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Tampa, Florida
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking miles from the Hard Rock Hotel to Casco Viejo ( it was nice out ) we decided to pop in to have some beers here recollecting our earlier tour guide saying it was a great spot. He was right! Cool little place with yummy beer and good vibe. A variety of seating options too including indoor picnic tables... More 

Thank Ed M
Panama City, Panama
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

La Rana is one of the best pubs in the city. They have different locations throughout the city, and all of them are nice. Our favorite though is the one in Via Argentina. We also like the new one in San Francisco (smaller and less crowded) and the one in El Casco (if you're looking for a more crowded one).... More 

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited in 2012 and I was pleased to find that it is still as great as I remembered it being. Rana Dorado is a little gem in the Casco neighborhood. With an outdoor patio, a fun and lively ambiance, and yummy beer, it is a great place to meet up with friends for drinks and dinner. The restaurant... More 

Thank Erin_Travelling
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Tourist hot spot but no wonder, the beer is good. Cerveceria = come here when you are thirsty not for big eating. Even no coffee is available, this is beer place. We shared a pizza and that was good. Service is passive but friendly.

Thank Quusamo
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

There are three locations of this and we went to the one at the edge of Casco Viejo. Go to the restaurant website for good directions to all three. The beer was very good and was fresh tasting with an obvious local flare. The pizzas we had were very good. As good as many places that are mostly known for... More 

Thank JeffSFairbanks
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We was here for a beer. They have 6 local craft beers on the tap. For a local beer - it's good, but for an experienced craft lovers - not so good. For me Porter was the best from all their beer range. Prices are low (5-6 bucks for a pint), and their also have happy hours (50% beer discount).... More 

Thank Эльвира Г
Panama City, Panama
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The enviroment in this place is fantastic is a must to go in Panama. The brown beer they serve is amazing. The food is normal, average. The service is just acceptable.

Thank Eskivelito
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

i love the taste of the porter beer and also the hawaiian pizza. i will strongly recommend the place if you a craft beer lover since this is my favorite in Panama city. the attention of the barman and the ambiance are lovely.

Thank Victor C
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A must visit for craft beer fans! Great burgers and even better beer. The atmosphere was very chill, and in a lounge type fashion. When you arrive, they seat you and offer a boat full of their entire beer selection for sampling. All were tasty, but the IPA was tops, somewhat floral and just right on the IBU scale.

Thank Matthew H
Los Angeles, California
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Went here as part of a food tour. Had a sampler flight and then had their coffee beer - limited edition. It was really good. I would definitely recommend this place and would go back.

Thank rdizzle2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: (507) 269 2989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?