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Oliva y Sal

Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
+507 269-6387
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
12 Jul 2017
“The food is well prepared.”
8 Dec 2016
“Miserable Service”
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International, Mediterranean, Seafood
Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have lunched and dined there many times. It is an excellent restaurant. You can try the sirloin with three mustard sauce or the salmon. The wine list is adequate, but not too long. You should also try the octupus, sliced thin.

Thank Gobernador57
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Went there to celebrate Mother's Day! There was a waiting time of 2 hours , couple of people in the table cancelled their dishes and left the party celebration! Very bad organisation for a busy period. Never ever coming back to this place......

Thank Magi2077
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great restaurant: food is really good, service is outstanding and ambiance is perfect. They also have a few private lounges for small groups. We've had dinner here, and also a small party with friends (about 50 people). We had a buffet dinner, open bar with...More

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a nice, quiet restaurant for a good Mediterranean meal. The food is fresh and well prepared. Service is attentive but not over the top. Dishes are simple - octopus sliced thin, sautéed with minced garlic, olive oil and salt. Very tasty!

Thank Tim R
Oliva S, Asistente/Supervisora at Oliva y Sal, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2015

Good Morning Mr. Tim, It was a pleasure to have you in our restaurant, we appreciate your comments and that you enjoyed our dishes. We hope you return soon so we can exceed your expectations in our services. Best Regards, Ivanna Triguero

Reviewed 6 August 2015

Elisabeth and I were on the way to another restrauant, that the cabi couldnt find. Our good luck! Service was outstanding, meal was exceptional. E had the covina, I had the grouper. Presentation was excellant. From New Orleans, Ive had my share of grouper along...More

Thank breezzin
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Stormy and I liked this place a bit. It was like a restaurant stuck in the 1950s though. A bit pricey and given they advertised Mediterranean cuisine we were a bit surprised at the lack of variety. It's really a seafood place. A bit stuffy.

Thank Duane H
Reviewed 6 October 2014

The service is great, compared to a lot of restaurants in Panama it may be the best. The food is good, but when you compared it to the price it does not worth it.

Thank Davhd21
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I just didn't feel like we got value for our money here. I think things began to go downhill when we didn't order a bottle of wine. It really looks like a nice place, and if we lived in Panama City we might give it...More

Thank Dick662
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Lovely restaurant with nice and attentive staff that seriously missed the mark on food. Our Party of 4 was very unimpressed and returned one dish. Shrimp bisque was rather tasteless. Lobster Thermador is casserole style and was returned. $32 for that dish and it was...More

Thank HongKongLarry
Reviewed 12 January 2014

It was just across the street. We THOUGHT we should take a taxi to a good restaurant, but it is not necessary if you are within walking distance to Oliva Y Sal! The service was very attentive, the atmosphere sophisticated and the food delicious. There...More

Thank Bliving2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guatemala | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 269-6387
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