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La Vespa

Calle Manuel Icaza | Obarrio, Panama City 0833, Panama
+507 396-3407
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Manuel Icaza | Obarrio, Panama City 0833, Panama
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best pizza I’ve had in years! Fortune was an excellent server and the experience was wonderful. Definitely would recommend!

Thank ericah798
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I came here alone due to a business schedule, and I certainly wasn’t left disappointed. The head chef absolutely oozes with pride and passion for quality. Clearly delivered in the food that reaches your table. The staff are amazing, tentative engaging, and truly interested in...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Near our Riu Plaza hotel -Panama City is La Vespa restaurant which we visited yesterday. Excellent cozy atmosphere, beautiful design which brings as back to the Italy - when Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in the movie Roman holiday were in LOVE. Fantastic starter primo...More

Thank 597tahirh
Reviewed 2 days ago

イタリアと日本以外で初めてアルデンテのパスタを食べることができました。英語の上手な店員さん(Fortu Ne)がいて、注文もスムーズに出来ました。A staff spoke very fluent English and was a very sociable person.

Thank _A5012VA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Top notch. This time we had fish. Chef Ryno did it again and went beyond our expectations. Never dissapointing.

Thank Carlos E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a large group dinner on our last night in Panama. The concierge at our hotel recommended it, and it did not disappoint. The food was delicious, service was incredible. Location is in the JW Marriott downtown Panama. Reservations recommended. Make sure you check...More

Thank beachiemom
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been eating at La Vespa for quite a long time now as it is in the business district where both my husband and I have our offices. In addition to Rino´s great food, we also enjoy Angelo´s personal touch and attention. They always...More

Thank Trustee2011
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is fantastic and service is Johnny in the spot. The wait staff is very friendly and outgoing. A great place to dine.

Thank U1574WPas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited La Vespa for dinner the place was wonderful they have an inside and outside dinning area our waiter Leslye was an incredible server food was excellent we totally recommend this place

Thank Z8823TZstephaniew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxing piano music in the background, super friendly waiter Leslye and a cook from queens add all that to the delicacy they provide with reasonable pricing to a meal after a long day of work. I can't really ask for more as a New Yorker.

Thank Jun T
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A five minute easy walk. My husband and I walked it easily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Valet Parking, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Manuel Icaza | Obarrio, Panama City 0833, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 396-3407
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Our amazing Pizza is made according to ancient Italian traditions by young and talented pizzaiolo Danilo and Chef Piero Spinelli's delicious and authentic Mediterranean cuisine is often referred to as "better than in Italy" and is complemented by great wines, Prosecco or the traditional Italian cocktail, the Aperol Spritz....a must try !!! Head waiter Israel's staff is friendly and knowledgeable and strives to offer one of the best dining experiences in Panama City. To add some spice to the ambience, Thursday nights we offer live music (international, jazz, bossa nova, etc...) with a special dinner creation and Fridays, starting at 7pm a very lively After Office cocktail and appetizers party with DJ house music on our recently renovated garden terrace where you can try bartender Dennis' fabulous cocktails and relax in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
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