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Rincon Libanes

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San Mateo, David, Panama
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David, Panama
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203 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good tasting food if a little pricey. food here is unique and so is the decor...... easy parking out front and convenient location.

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Thank tarzantheman
devon
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We sought something typically Lebanese and that is what we got! We chose a Mezze and it was lovely. The wine, too, was delicious. The service was ok, but it is rarely that good since i have a different perspective on what is good service compared to most so i'm not making any sort of recommendation in that regard. Be... More 

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Thank ttbko
Chiriqui Province, Panama
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We don't have many choices for real restaurants in David. This one is pretty good and the food seems to be prepared fresh. The food is typical Lebanese food and seems to be somewhat authentic. I will eat here again. Don't expect a 5 star meal and I'm sure you will enjoy it.

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Thank Carltico
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

My go to spot in David for late night snacks and hookah. Best late night ambiance in the city. Do yourself a favor and order one of the "mesa" samplers. Just try to finish it all haha.

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Thank Josh D
Boquete, Panama
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We had the platter for two. The appetizers were the best part. Nice and fresh. Meat was a bit dry but tasty. Had to ask for more salad otherwise it would've been too dry. Side salad should be a bit bigger. Service was fast. We were the only ones there.

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Thank Alex P
New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The service was good. The food was good - nice to have some authentic Lebanese food in Latin America. An outside patio is available. My partner & I visited with another couple. The bill was about $30 - we each put in a $20 bill and expected about (obviously) change. No one returned so we asked about our change. The... More 

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David, Panama
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

They have kept their quality; it isn't the most authentic Lebanese experience, but it is OK, and the service is good, the owner is usually present and checking on you. Being from David, I am a repeat customer, a few times each year.

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Thank Irisel3
Boquete, Panama
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

They have some good stuff and other not so much. The meat is cooked too dry, like leather. Will probably go back for a salad.

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Thank Steve S
Montreal, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I went to Rincon Libanes to order a fattoush salad to go one afternoon while I was staying in David as I was intrigued by the fact that there was a middle eastern restaurant in the area. While the salad was ok even though they didn't use real pita for the pita chips (perhaps due to its unavailability in David... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Very simple and plain arabic food. Nothing special to highlight. Eggplant cream was just OK and rolled Shawarma are very thins! I ate Arabic food regulary and you are not missing much. For a quick bite and cravings is ok.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Mateo, David, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  David

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