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“Excellent Food, Prices and Service”
Review of Mi Ranchito

Mi Ranchito
Ranked #54 of 1,094 Restaurants in Panama City
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Good for: View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Mi Ranchito Restaurant is the perfect environment to enjoy with family, friends and tourists; a familiar restaurant that offers a menu of varied Panamanian foods, with particular attention in preparing seafood at affordable prices to all visitors.Our style and decoration provides an opportunity to spend an enjoyable time. Part of its structure is a ranch of indigenous Panamanian style in an open-air environment. It is a good place for breakfast, lunch or dinner; enhanced with a happy and live music.
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We arrived on a Sunday around 1PM and the place was packed - with a line in front (which always is a great sign) - after a 20 minute wait we had a table overlooking the bay and were immediately given a menu and asked what we wanted to drink. We ordered beer and split the seafood platter which was absolutely incredible - and more than we could possibly eat ($30). The waitress explained after that we could order a half a portion for $14.50 after our order arrived. The seafood was sautéed in garlic sauce and was amazing and made up of 12 different kinds of seafood. What can I say - excellent and a must visit place. No other restaurant that we went to had the value and quality..

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Thank HK2LS
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Our landlord in Panama recommended the restaurant for us, and we are happy we took his word for it. The menu was familiar to us from our days in Nicaragua: fish, shrimp, and chicken in 4 different sauces, but the taste was worlds apart. I had shrimp with creole sauce, and it was heavenly. I wasn't hot or spicy, then again, I don't like it that way anyhow. You can always toss in hot sauce if you prefer. My husband had the corvina, and it was nicely done too. Prices were decent, restaurant a little touristy, and unfortunately the service was a little slow.

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Great unfussy spot on the Causeway - good value for money in a good setting, with a view over the bay. Good seafood dishes and pleasant staff. There is sometimes live music which adds to the atmosphere..

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Thank Crus0eR
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

No complaints about the food. It was good - not quite as good as these reviews indicted in my opinion but maybe there is a lot of bad food in Panama City.
I admit the grilled corvine I ordered arrived hot and was tasty, even though it was actually pan fried and breaded. My husband's shrimp in creole sauce was good, but lacked the kick of flavor he was looking for.

Don't order a bloody mary. It was so salty, it was not able to be consumed. Beer is a little on the expensive side here too.

Good, not great. But the ambiance was very nice and service was friendly.

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Thank PauletteHuber-Mills
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

A friendly open air , Panamá style restaurant with great views and breezes , Mi Ranchito is a hold out from the early days when the causeway had little commercial development . The extensive menu has lots of seafood and meat dishes , but this vegetarian was able to order a generous dinner salad , garlic bread and tropical fruit shake. beer, wine, yucca, rice and platanos are available , and service is efficient and friendly .

Thank nancy c
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