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“Schnitzel is better than ever!”
Review of El Meson Suizo

El Meson Suizo
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in San Carlos
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: International
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

New ownership has not hurt the quality of the meals one bit. Another Swiss owner who really knows how to make a fabulour schnitzel with saurkraut! We will be back for sure!

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Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Just 15 minutes west of Coronado is this gem...if you can believe a slice of the Swiss Alps in a tropical setting! Authentic Swiss cuisine fuses with some Panamanian dishes as well. You can have fondue or pork schnitzel or try the sea bass or chicken Venezia. Outstanding Chef and so wonderful and caring...he walked to our car to say goodbye! We were there on a very hot day with no winds so the Tiki style palm thatched roof outdoor setting was warm, to say the least. But so goes the Panamanian outdoor dining scene...they are all like that.

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Lorenz K, Owner at El Meson Suizo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2014

Thank you so much for your review. It is our pleasure to serve you and give you the best experience. I have to only add that our Chef's name is Lorenz Kistler, and yes he is absolutely the best chef in the area! Thank you again and visit us soon!

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Reviewed 13 March 2014

We just returned from a fabulous meal at El Meson Suizo. This restaurant is located right on the Pan American Highway, just west of the road to El Valle. The building is very clean and open with a high bohio design. We had delicious meals of schnitzel with swiss potatoes or salad, sausages with onions and potatoes, and spaetzle with bacon, onion and cheese. The service was very good and the owner/chef came out to greet us and explain the menu specials to us (in english). They also had a choice of foreign beers and a nice wine list. All in all, would highly recommend this lovely restaurant.

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

A must go to restaurant! Call ahead to make sure they have red snapper or tuna. The english speaking owner/chef will help you decide if you can't. Meals are a very good portion for the price. The desserts are out of this world! Make this a stop next time you're in the area.

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Reviewed 5 February 2014

Was a little difficult to find but well worth it. It is a few k north of San Carlos on right side of Panamerican Hwy. The Swiss chef was very personable. Perhaps the best meal we had in Panama. Prices were reasonable and sauces were outstanding. Unique setting, which resembles a tropical, open air building with thatched roof. You can't go wrong.

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