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La Vieja Panaderia

Main Street | Santacatalina Veraguas Panama, Santa Catalina, Panama
+507 6900-5776
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (22 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“croissants” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Main Street | Santacatalina Veraguas Panama, Santa Catalina, Panama
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

During my 2 weeks in Santa Catalina, I ate here at least 4 times. Pizza was very good, fresh and delicious. The owners open early in the morning serving fresh bread and excellent sandwiches for dive expeditions, close from 2-6 and reopen at 6 pm...More

Thank spestonji
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This was the best breakfast I had in Panama! The woman was so friendly and the food was amazing. Free WiFi !

Thank TokGr
Reviewed 10 April 2017

One of the few places to find wifi in Santa Catalina, wonderful owner, tasty food and great prices. Can't beat it!

Thank JMichelle2014
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very delicious food - especially the tuna salad and the pizza - with a very friendly italian owner. During day time it is also a bakery.

Thank astridroetzer
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Living in Switzerland, door to door with Italian cuisine and coffee culture, I tend to be picky with Italian food. But this was our go to place in Santa Catalina. Why? Many reasons: 1. They open early, i.e. at 6.30am. Because of this, my wife...More

Thank Phil_H_1978
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Beautiful fresh baked bread every single day, fantastic croissants and great coffee at a good price.

Thank waterbabydive
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit This bakery and pizzeria we have the same consistent attentive service. Great quality of food and we're in and out within half an hour which especially in panama is something very rare. The pizzas are very good and very fair priced....More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic! I love breakfast, Coffee, The pizza it's amazing! And even better the owners, they treat you like family! Every time I came back to Santa Catalina I eat here and love it every time!

Thank Juancarlos059
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is the only place in Santa Catalina that you will be able to get good bread. They also have a great chicken sandwich, cheese and chocolate croissants.

Thank lib140
Reviewed 4 January 2017

i was drawn in by the delicious smell from their pizza oven! the pizza was just what i needed after a long day on the ocean. the owner was very friendly and attentive. they also have wifi which was great!

Thank tiopatatas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Santacatalina Veraguas Panama, Santa Catalina, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Veraguas Province  >  Santa Catalina
  • Phone Number: +507 6900-5776
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