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Mezon de Santa Cruz

$$ - $$$Spanish, South American,
Ubicado en El Paseo Andaluz, Penonome 0229, Panama
+507 908-5311
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
27 Jun 2016
“Restaurant closed”
5 Dec 2015
“Nice old house but uninterestng food”
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Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Ubicado en El Paseo Andaluz, Penonome 0229, Panama
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We wanted to check this restaurant out and drove about 45 minutes from Coronado only to find it closed. At another restaurant, we were told it closed in Nov or Dec due to lack of funds and is not scheduled to reopen. So sad as...More

Thank Suzi J
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The old house is really a nice place 9except for some pieces of religious decoration, which are quite strange). The food has no taste, there is nothing interesting about it. It is expensive, but this does not correspond to the quality of the food. I...More

1  Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 16 September 2015

You never imagine how the restaurant opens into a large internal courtyard formed by the surrounding buildings. Definitely not what you expect in the middle of Penonomé.

Thank VillaAstoriaA
Reviewed 26 July 2015

El Meson de Santa Cruz is uniquely special in Panamá. The food is incredible and the ambiance is unbelievable! Perfect place for a reception, reunion, or just a romantic dinner. Service is possible for one person or for a hundred persons. The staff is friendly...More

2  Thank PanamaVagabond
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We were told this restaurant was formerly a church but it was a very elegant home, which is now a fantastic restaurant. We tried to make reservations by calling and emailing but without success. So we took our chances and arrived to find the place...More

2  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We were there from 6:30 to 7:30 on a Saturday night and we were the only customers there the entire hour. I really can't think of anything to add to the comments below. I had the Corvina drenched in vegetables and it was wonderful, especially...More

1  Thank k2rbw
Reviewed 6 March 2014

A girl's day out to Penonome had us seeking out a good restaurant after a hot day. We had passed by here before, with our friend having eaten there once. We went in today and from the time you open the door until the time...More

1  Thank hotrodgurl
Reviewed 10 August 2013

This restaurant was converted from a church. It is beautiful and tasteful. We were greeted at the door and led to our table. The main dining room is air conditioned and quite comfortable. There are tables in the courtyard, which is spacious but also quaint....More

1  Thank emilie5178
Reviewed 25 June 2013

This restaurant is located in the heart of Penonome, Panama, and close to the public market. The restaurant is spacious with indoor air conditioned dining areas, or outdoor seating areas that extend into a large terraced patio area. There's also a small upper deck for...More

2  Thank Bavarianride
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Beautiful decor, fantastic meal, and service like what you've come to expect in fine dining establishments in the states (no offense to Panamanians, but restaurant service there leaves much to be desired in terms of attentiveness, promptness). The waiter spoke enough English to answer my...More

1  Thank lovebeaches08
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Spanish, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ubicado en El Paseo Andaluz, Penonome 0229, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Cocle Province  >  Penonome
  • Phone Number: +507 908-5311
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