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Review of La Vespa

La Vespa
Ranked #1 of 1,328 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$35
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Bar, Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Our amazing Pizza is made according to ancient Italian traditions by young and talented pizzaiolo Danilo and Chef Piero Spinelli's delicious and authentic Mediterranean cuisine is often referred to as "better than in Italy" and is complemented by great wines, Prosecco or the traditional Italian cocktail, the Aperol Spritz....a must try !!! Head waiter Israel's staff is friendly and knowledgeable and strives to offer one of the best dining experiences in Panama City. To add some spice to the ambience, Thursday nights we offer live music (international, jazz, bossa nova, etc...) with a special dinner creation and Fridays, starting at 7pm a very lively After Office cocktail and appetizers party with DJ house music on our recently renovated garden terrace where you can try bartender Dennis' fabulous cocktails and relax in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice atmósfera, best food I ate in Panama.
Service: All the people are great, especially Nairobi.
LOVED it and will be back hopefully many times!!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Believe me, this is the best Italian restaurant I have eaten in! Food was sublime - exceptional in all measures, i can't rate it highly enough. All 9 of us thought the same and we came from 3 dufferent countries. Top marks

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Close to the hotel a lot of great reviews and decide to try and no regret. I was looking for a plate that I saw in the web menu and was removed. The waiter told me about the duck fetucine ragu, one of the day specials and I went for it, delicious, right size, finalize with a tiramisu that as well difficult to beat. Great dinner!!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by our hotel (Holiday Inn Express) and was more than we expected. Service was a perfect mix of professionalism and friendliness (thanks Leslye). Food was great — large selection. It was a very comfortable atmosphere.

I would definitely return if going to Panama again.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

i was very pleased and surprised to be able to get same day reservation for dinner and again to be able to walk in for dinner and to be immediately seated. The restaurant is small but offers discrete and comfortable table seatings indoor and in an outdoor covered area. The decor is vespa themed of course, and the music is muted and eighties themed - lovely. The staff was consistently very attentive on entering and they quickly brought complimentary mini margaritas and a salmon spread on bread, and were able to offer suggestions based on the chef's recommendations. The young venezuelan waiter also recommended two wines which were excellent. My parties had the seafood broth with mussels, shrimp and clams - which was so delicious and quite enough for 2 persons to share; rigatoni with slow cooked beef and lamb rib and sausage - delicious; duck ragu with perfect pasta; a risotto and lobster. Everything was served within 20 minutes on each occasion and was sublime - tasty, well spiced, great texture and beautifully presented. On both visits the entrees were large and some was packed to take away. It was a fantastic experience and i highly recommend this restaurant when in Panama City.

Date of visit: October 2018
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