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“Good Food Good Service”
Review of El Castillo

El Castillo
Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Portobelo
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Perhaps this place has new staff.
Our waitress was sweet and most attentive.
The Pad Thai, cooked from scratch was so plentiful and delicious. Both the Chicken and Seafood Pad Thai were plentiful, hot and well seasoned. They were a three meal meal!
The daily special of calamari was three huge pieces and cooked to perfection along with lettuce and tomatoes..
There is never many people in this restaurant and one has to remember that this area is far from developed. And remember, dogs do wander but they are Panamanian dogs are rarely if ever aggressive unless they are threatened. Sometimes they have small crafts for sale that are inexpensive memories.
The restaurant has a new pier, and beside them has been built an area to offer small water trips. It is a pleasant place to sit and watch the water and visit with friends and enjoy the lovely breeze off the water.
The drinks were served quickly and when the bill was requested, was prompt and complete with jubilato discount.
I have never had bad food at this restaurant.

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

We came back a second night after we discovered this restaurant. The service was great, ask for Kenji. He was friendly and fun. The food was excellent, fresh vegetables, salads and delicious fish. And cold Panamanian beer!

Thank Terese R
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Walked in not many people, i was scared. Read the reviews, i was a little scared. Waited too long for the food, now really scared! Finally got the food and was amazed. Looked great and tasted even better. You have to try this place!

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I went with my family, the restaurant was empty besides that the service and attention was very slow and a little bit bad. The food is nothing wao, very standard. The plates that we order were: octopus and coconut rice (delicious), fried fish (very deep fried and too hard to bite), beef (normal). They need to put a small amount of love to the presentation of all the plates.

Thank Joy N
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

good food, nice place, friendly staff, delicious meal in front of the sea. to stop there is a great idea

Thank jo g
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