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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Don't miss Tantalo if you want a hip experience in the old city. We had a lunch and a dinner there with drinks. Its Tapas style so you can order an assortment. Our favorite was the eggplant, sushi and beef dishes.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us as one of the top go-to spots in the old city. Eggplants & sushi are ceraintly among our favorites! Good choices. Safe travels and best regards my friend!

Encinitas, California
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Room was really unique and comfortable, restaurant was great, customer service was great and the rooftop bar is stunning but its can get pretty loud even 2 floors down. Great for a night or two of partying but don't stay here if you want to go to bed early.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience and for that friendly heads-up about the vibrance of our place. Thanks for enjoying the different aspects of our hotel, hopefully you'll join us sometime in the future for more fun and comfort!

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Loved our beautifully decorated room! Also the staff and service was excellent! The rooftop bar was great as was the food. The only downside is that it can be a bit loud until the rooftop bar closes at night. Other than that, I have only positive things to say!

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Very happy to read these beautiful words. We were delighted to have you here Jordan. Thanks for understanding our vibrant concept and not being too phased by our loudness. Best regards, we will be waiting for you again as well as anyone you may recommend in the future!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I haven't had good experience in Panama City restaurants. All were bad... Tantalo Kitchen was the only decent place. It was far from amazing but better then others. Rooftop bar is nice for a drink too with fun atmosphere and music. Service is ok.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write about us. We're pleased to know you enjoyed our eclectic cuisine concept and fun atmosphere. We're sorry to hear the rest of your culinary experiences were not as pleasant, especially because we do believe there are dozens of great spots around town! Having said that, we're honored to be considered a good spot...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Great place to go with a group! Loved the Casco Viejo part of the city. We made reservations which I would suggest if going on the weekend. It was busy but not too crowded. We ordered a bunch of appetizers to share. The ceviche and octopus were wonderful.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

It's a beautiful time to visit Casco Antiguo! Thanks for enjoying our kitchen, hopefully we'll see you again soon. Best regards!

Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This is the absolute best restaurant and bar that I have visited in my month stay in panama city. The atmosphere and ambience were the best, the bar on the rooftop overlooks the old city and the new city. The music is by far the best, did DJs and live music were amazing. I went here 10 times in one...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Flattered buy your kind words dear friend! We are truly delighted to know about your loyalty and the vibe you have for sure brought up to our space. Tántalo is never the same without vibrant souls like yours who can resonate with our concept. At the same time, we highly appreciate your observation about understaffing at the roofbar specially. We...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We were at the rooftop bar for a pre-wedding party. The service was great, appetizers were really tasty, especially the ceviche. And the view was awesome. I can't wait to return to Panama and enjoy this location again.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

We're very happy to know about your pleasant experience at our roof bar. Hopefully you enjoyed a fabulous wedding in Panamá, best regards!

Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a must go if you're looking to experience a proper Panaminian night out :) food is excellent, service is great and the roof top bar is like the cherry on top of a delicious cake. I think a reservation will be required for weekend as the place tends to be super packed!

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending us as a great example of Panamanian nightlife and fun! Your traveller tip about making a prior reservation is definitely a good one. Hopefully we'll have the pleasure to receive you again soon. Thanks again!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Amazing boutique hotel in the heart of Casco Viejo. This is a perfect spot for anyone wanting to stay up and take in the nightlife, while being emerged in a historic setting. The rooms are all custom designed and very modern. Bar and restaurant on the ground level provide all you need… and then there is the roof top bar...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for understanding our vibrant concept! We're happy to know you enjoyed both our roofbar and restaurant. Best regards and thanks for taking your time!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Tantalo is located in Panama City's historic district, Casco Viejo. We were staying at the nearby American Trade Hotel but headed over to Tantalo (just a few blocks away) specifically because of all of the great things that I had read about the rooftop bar. The rooftop bar has amazing views where you can enjoy drinks and dinner too. Great,...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending us my friend! We're happy to have awesome travelers like you. Best regards and continue exploring!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is created with the mindset that we u different spaces as one commercial organism that is constantly evolving throughout the day / night. Tantalo is a 12-room hotel, a restaurant featuring a communal kitchen-style atmosphere serving shared comfort dishes influenced by ingredients from around the globe, the lively ground floor bar / lounge and finally the only public outdoor rooftop bar / lounge in Casco Viejo with incredible views. Each hotel room features individually designed custom art by different local artists ensuring that no two rooms will be the same. ... more   less 

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Address: Avenida B Calle 8 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: €128 - €188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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 of 5 bubbles samtL8193YP, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bring earplugs for a quiet night sleep. Rooftop bar is a great place, but music can be a bit loud. Ear plugs are the answer.”
 of 5 bubbles Alemaphgiel, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you donot want to hear the roof top bar ask for a couple of floors down.”
 of 5 bubbles 263francisv, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is the quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Stevenm87, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Blue King, which is just below the rooftop. Light sleepers may prefer something lower.”
 of 5 bubbles Hammer_Zino, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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