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Intimo Restaurante

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Panama's top restaurant with a farm to table concept with a twist of modern cuisine. Live a unique experience at Intimo Restaurante in the open kitchen of the Chef Carlos Alba.
US$40 - US$85
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Latin, Central American
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

My husband and I experienced Intimo on December 31st— I say experienced because it wasn’t just a meal, it was a sensory marvel! It said an 8 course meal but they served about 11 different delicious dishes. The Chef and Sous Chef are wonderful and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dinning to one of the best restaurants in Panama city! We had the degustation menu. Every plate was a unique experience of local ingredients with a modern twist that travels your senses to heaven!! Greatful to have paired our dishes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Great place! Everything was perfect, the food and the service is amazing, and the place is really nice

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Clou4193
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Visited last weekend for the third time and still i have no complain about Intimo, the cozy and intimate(of course) atmosphere and the great service are only overshadowed by the Menu, fresh ingredients and amazing flavors combinations this is panamenian food taken to another level....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie L
Wanderpanther, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Leslie thank you so much for being such a loyal costumer, we are always happy to have you around. Thank you again for preferring us, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Well, first success is to find this restaurant as it is located not in the very city center and even if you will reach street and number, still you may think that you made a mistake. But passing next to cake shop you will find...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank XXXPol
Wanderpanther, Public Relations Manager at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Gooday XXXPol, Thank you for the great review. We strive to keep our restaurant as authentic as possible by maintaining the quality of what we do best: Panamian fusion cooking. We invite our guests to enjoy the local produce as close as possible to the...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We did the 12 course tasting menu with wine pairing. The ambience was like the name of the resturant. “Intimate”. Cozy comfortable small setting almost as if you are in their home. The service was like you are chatting with your best friends and yet...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank davidl208
Wanderpanther, Public Relations Manager at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hello David, Our chefs are some of the most brilliant people when it comes to their crafts. Our fusion food comes with a surprise element in each and every bite. Of course, we love getting your feedback too when you were at the restaurant. I...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

I went here for dinner when traveling with a friend for her birthday. I made a reservation by email a month or so ahead of time, and mentioned that it was a milestone birthday for her. When we arrived, they had personalized her menu to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank NEPA
Wanderpanther, Public Relations Manager at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi NEPA, We enjoy celebrating all the special occasions with our clients in the restaurant. After all, that is what we do best - fantastic food with personalize treatment for our clients. Our products are sourced locally only from the best providers. Our chefs have...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Our story begins on Saturday, the power transformer explodes, the entire block is dark. Carlos meets us out front and apologizes, ultimately asks us to return on Monday night. "But you are closed" I remind him. "Our entire staff will be here for you on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 356kenj
Wanderpanther, Public Relations Manager at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Ken, First and foremost, we like to apologize for the inconvenience. We had replaced the power unit with better one and we make sure this will not happen again. Thank you for complimenting our herb gardens, they are definitely some of the highlights in...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was our second visit in 10 months. Definitely worth the trip out of Casco Viejo. For the second time we choose the five course tasting menu. You select the main course and the chef selects the other four (chef’s whim). Selecting your dinner is...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DamariscottaLG
Wanderpanther, Public Relations Manager at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Gooday DamariscottaLakeGirl, That is great you came again for the second time around to our restaurant. We like to be unique in our menu and getting our customers to experience something completely new in their tastebud. Our chef, Carlos has his magical hands bringing the...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was just simply amazing. The food was creative, and incredibly interesting and tasty. The staff was fantastic. One of the chefs introduced every course and explained the details of the dish. He went above and beyond, even to the point of explaining their...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Tom B
Wanderpanther, Public Relations Manager at Intimo Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hey Tom, Thank you so much for your comments. I am very happy that our hard work at Intimo Restaurante is much appreciated. We believe that serving our clients is not just about the food but also encompassing the table service and personalizing a personal...More

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11 April 2018|
Response from carolinem6102 |
Are you open for lunch?
LaTanya S
17 February 2018|
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Response from DamariscottaLG | Reviewed this property |
I recommend calling the restaurant before showing up. The restaurant is not near other eating establishments and is located in what appears to be a residential area.
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