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As featured in Best Food in Panama City
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Via Porras, Panama City, Panama
+507 203-1010
07:00 - 09:00
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Athanasiou is perfect for a quick lunch. It's located in a commercial area, and offers a great variety of salads, soups, sandwiches, etc. You can have a quick lunch at a fair price in a nice place. It also offers a variety of bakery items to take, very good quality.

Thank Taissa M
Panama City, Panama
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Atmosphere - Great atmosphere. Well designed. Comfortable. Great place to meet friends or have a meeting during the day. Food - Good coffee. Nice selection of various coffee shop treats with small meal options. Great presentation. Service - Average. Expect to relax and wait for your coffee/food. If you want fast service, visit a Starbucks. Ambiente - gran ambiente. Bien... More 

Thank J M
Central America
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127 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The place its attractive, the products are very well presented, the prices are high, the sweets are weak in taste and in certain cases with very similar places, it reminded me of Morrocan candies at Djemaa Elfna, that basically all tasted similar. It's the place for a very captive public, that want to be there, buy there, be seen there.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My girlfriend suggested this place for lunch so we stopped & was pleasantly surprised at how tasty their subs were. Nice variety of freshly baked breads enhanced the flavor of the meats, cold cuts & cheeses.

Thank Javier R
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

good selection of pastry including middle-eastern. nice location. it is a good place to seat and talk with friends over a cup of coffee and a nice dessert(s)

Thank Nedelka M
Panama City, Panama
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This place is good for breakfast, lunch or even light dinner. Extensive range of pastries and sandwiches baked throughout the day. The kitchen is mostly open so you can see the chefs make everything it's pretty cool! You can grab anything for takeaway or eat onsite. Juices are fresh and made with real fruit! They have 2 tasty soups of... More 

Thank chrisrob1234
Innisfil, Canada
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our tour group stopped here for a quick lunch and it was fast, fresh and very tasty. There is a wide array of baked goods as well as lunch items like quiche or made to order sandwiches. Accessibility issues with the washroom because they are on the second floor up a set of very steep stairs.

Thank OntarioTrekker
Panama City, Panama
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

In a country where service can be slow, it's nice to have a place where you can choose from a variety of pre-made items. I often grab a sandwich here when I'm in a hurry. The food isn't fabulous, but it's good and it's consistent. They also have a huge array of desserts and sweets to satisfy your sweet tooth.... More 

Thank WineMavenPanama
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped in here twice. They spoke Spanish and my Spanlish is pretty terrible but we made it through! My husband had a flat bread and a coffee and I had pecan tart plus we went back and purchased amazing bachleva and chocolates! A cute place to stop and grab a bite!

Thank Robyn H
Athens, Greece
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I am staying in Panama for 15 days. I was trying to taste a good sweet but I found nothing. Till now... In Athanasiou you can taste excellent sweets, pastries, chocolates. It's really heaven!!! Next 15 days I would be here to try more.. The environment is fantastic, clean, comfortable chairs and the personnel very Polite and helpful. The price... More 

Thank jennyxm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
07:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Porras, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 203-1010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?