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San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
+507 391-4657
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great food” (2 reviews)
“presentation” (2 reviews)
“appetizer” (2 reviews)
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Latin, International, Spanish
San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food at Maito is incredible! Maito is tucked away on a quiet residential street. The restaurant is charming and has stunning outdoor gardens. The menu is only in Spanish, which made ordering a little more exciting for people with subpar Spanish. We ate several...More

Thank MauraMcD
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had the tasting menu--a 10 course meal for $75 each. Interesting dishes, nice presentations, great explanations when the dishes were brought out. But many of the dishes were not particularly flavourful. Wine only by the bottle (or our request to see something other than...More

Thank Din_Keye_55
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Maito is the only restaurant in Panama that made Latin America's Top 50 Restaurant list. The food is good and eclectic, it's fairly reasonably priced, and the service is good. If it's not too hot out I like to sit outside, however it's very nice...More

Thank dluds
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Five of us had a nice family dinner here. Food was interesting, traditional Panamanian--which means it used fresh ingredients and a variety of flavors since Panama has many cultures. We shared a number of the appetizers, which were flavorful, and the main dishes were good...More

Thank niceweather18
Reviewed 2 February 2017

What a treat to find this place. Thanks to a local friend who knew of this, otherwise we would never have found it. Tucked away with small parking is this epicurean gem. The service excellent, never pushy but always observant. The menu is authentic Panamanian...More

Thank TheDonn_48
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in Panama City, great food, elegant casual, indoor or outdoor and god service......

Thank Atti S
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Cooking is delicious and well presented. Service is almost excellent. Plates are properly timed for serving. A nice and cool place to be.... not an expensive one, good value for money..

Thank hazardous2016
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Food and service were both excellent. Decent wine list with a good variety. Had the spicy tuna appetizer to start which was excellent and tuna for dinner.

Thank julialeigh78
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Maito is much beloved by locals as a showcase for Panama's newly vibrant dining scene. Service is top-notch and there is a wide variety of dishes to choose from. My experience was that the appetizers are a bit better than the main courses, but I...More

Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed 4 June 2015

#1 for my husband and grandson, #2 for me. Beautiful decor, classically trained waiters, and amazing food. Prices were reasonable, however we were not told that we had to pay for our water... $11 for 3 people was a bit much.

Thank Nana4924
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 391-4657
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