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Restaurante Nuevo Futuro

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Avenida F Sur, David 0426, Panama
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Boquete, Panama
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104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Been several times and is by far one of the best and most authentic Chinese restaurant in Chiriqui. I saw that several people have given bad reviews and this may be because in general, service is a bit lacking in Chiriqui. However, for us service always has been pretty fast. THe Dim Sum Chinese breakfast is very nice. I usually... More 

Thank Alex P
Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

If you go to Nuevo Futuro you may in fact have a nuevo futuro that involves you spending multiple hours getting acquainted with a bathroom toilet seat. All I can say is that this restaurant would not be open anywhere in Canada or the USA unless some major $ were slipped into the pockets of a food safety inspector.

Thank Jake F
Panama City, Panama
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

After visiting this restaurant many times in the last several years, I reviewed it in December of 2014, and gave it good marks on service and the quality and freshness of the food, but since then I have visited several more times, and the quality of the food has NOSEDIVED so much that I can no longer recommend this place!... More 

Thank dtdillon1
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

we tried to find dong fang, but without luck so we stopped in here instead and we not disappointed. The spring rolls were plentiful especially for only $4 and the " chica wonton sopa" was anything but chica! Whole meal came to $35 which covered two drinks, two starters, a main course of sizzling shrimp and an enormous dish of... More 

Thank travelgem82
Panama City, Panama
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014

My family and I eat here a lot, mainly because it's one of only a few Chinese food restaurants in town, but also because the prices are reasonable, the food is tasty, and the staff is attentive. If you like Chinese food, given the limited options in David, this is the place to go.

Thank dtdillon1
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We came in looking for a quick meal and got horrible customer service and barely any food before we just had to leave. We were seated quickly and given water. The server was quick in taking our order but that's where things turned. The food took 15+ minutes and when we got the two small dishes, it was cold but... More 

Thank Paula M
David, Panama
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

If U Like Greasy Comida China, Hidden Charges, Just Off the Boat Servers, and Rude Manager? This is the place for U!

David, Panama
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211 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I go to this restaurant at least twice a month for lunch. For starters, compared to many other chinese restaurants, this place is clean! The food is consistent and high quality. One day a week ago, I ordered the Gallina plate with Bok Choy (they call it the comida rapida for some reason) but it is a huge plate with... More 

Thank tarzantheman
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435 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I visited this restaurant this past week for the second time. Earlier, I went for dim sum. The dim sum was good but not hot. I arrived about 11 o'clock and will try again at an earlier time. This past week I went in the evening and had a decent meal. Appetizer was ok and the shrimp dinner was good.... More 

Thank BigDogPanama
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013 via mobile

However, I insist that this is the restaurant with the most varied menu of dishes as far as Chinese food is concerned, including seafood and all kinds of meats, vegetables ... anyway. they have two menu, simplified one and the other is really amazing because it shows the list of more or less one hundred dishes which is very hard... More 

Thank Jean Carlos R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida F Sur, David 0426, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David

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