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Heladeria Artesanal Italiana Chiricream

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Plaza Principal | next to the school, Las Lajas 0446, Panama
+507 6240-9463
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15:00 - 20:30
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Wed - Mon 15:00 - 20:30
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Kansas City, Missouri
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stopped for a quick snack and what a great surprise to find amazing gelato in Panama. Super variety of flavors. We all tried something different and no one was disappointed. Our limited Spanish was not a problem and the woman waiting on us was very kind and helpful.

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Thank Debra C
Silver Spring, Maryland
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Chiricream is a fun place to stop for fabulous gelato, with a wonderful array of tropical and traditional flavors at very reasonable prices. The multi-lingual proprietor is super friendly. It was like a little bit of italy in Central America. Great way to complete a meal after getting pizza next door.

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Thank kfitz00
Cape May, New Jersey
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is by far the best gelato in Chiriqui. I look forward to going to Las Lajas just to go to this Ice cream parlor. Always fresh and delicious. :)

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Thank cherylbythesea
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

What more needs to be said? Try the coconut and pineapple combo. Lots of tropical flavors. I stopped here every day it was open during my stay in Las Lajas. They close at 8:00 so get there early.

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Thank Keith B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

As a family with 9 children, there is a lot to be said for one place where they all call it their 'favorite'. Every time we pass by San Felix/Las Lajas, they ask to stop for gelato. As an Italian-American, I have to agree that they make some of the best gelato I have tasted on this side of Miami.... More 

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Thank DadOf9Kids
Boquete, Panama
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

After sampling the offerings in many Geleterias, this is the best ice cream that we have eaten in Panama. What makes the difference? The owners make a point of using fresh, local fruits for the real flavor. Don't let that put you off the coffee or chocolate flavors because they are great, too! And try the excellent expresso.

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Thank thecoffeeestateinn
Torres Novas, Portugal
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

We found this small venue but came across it mostly in the morning. We discovered it opened at 2 pm every day until 6. So the next visit we made sure it was open. It was well worth the wait. You could have 3 scoops of different flavoured ice cream for $2.50 and proper Italian coffee from $1.25. Needless to... More 

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Thank Loose2Boots
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

A little gem in Las Lajas. Great hand made ice cream in all sorts of different flavors. Excellent service from owners. I highly recommend !!!

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Thank Poslek
Frankfurt, Germany
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

The best ice-cream we had in Panama! Very nice guy running it - it's a new business and it's a good feeling to see that also the locals go there.

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Thank Dirxter S
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I was surprised to find such a high quality of ice cream in this little village. The owners are very friendly. Try the chocolate. It's a must have!

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Thank Stevie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 20:30
Monday
15:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
15:00 - 20:30
Thursday
15:00 - 20:30
Friday
15:00 - 20:30
Saturday
15:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Principal | next to the school, Las Lajas 0446, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Las Lajas
  • Phone Number: +507 6240-9463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?