Panama City: One Plate, 1,000 Worlds

Eating in Panama City is like going around the world with your palate. Each dish is the result of the multiple cultures that have arrived and settled in the country for centuries. Come with an appetite. You will be sitting at the table of a Creative Gastronomic City, so nominated by Unesco since 2017.

Gastronomy in Panamá is the product of a series of events that wove our history. The native peoples, the conquest of Spain, the Africans brought in slavery, the attempt of the French canal, the Chinese workers who arrived for the construction of the railroad and of course, the Panama Canal. Europe, Asia, Africa, America; the whole world has passed through here leaving ingredients, recipes and flavors, which today form the powerful culinary scene of Panama City.

Do not leave without trying some typical dishes such as sancocho, carimañolas, tamales, guacho, rondón. You can also try some international food: Greek, Italian, Japanese, Peruvian, Chinese; which today are an indispensable part of the gastronomic culture of the capital.

The Capital of Flavor

The Capital of Flavor

Panama City has 4 gastronomic poles that you cannot miss: Casco Antiguo, San Francisco, Costa del Este and Cinta Costera.

Culinary Destination

Culinary Destination

Panamá enters the list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants with Maito, where it has remained for several years. Its fusion menu of typical food with Afro and Asian influences keeps its tables full of happy diners. Find it in the Coco del Mar neighborhood, but book in advance.

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