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“Fodors likes this restaurant”

Restaurante El Patio Mexicano
Ranked #686 of 1,249 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 14 December 2011

which makes me think i should never trust Fodors.
The food was terrible. Bland and boring.
I had the roast suckling pig portion. it was 4 very decently cooked pieces of pork but completely without flavor. there were no spices on it at all. not even salt or pepper! it came with a small scoop of with rice and refried beans (which were terrible) and it was $25!!!!
My wife had the Fish "conflictado". it was 2 pieces of fish, breaded and fried within and inch of their lives and floating in 2 different sauces: a green mole or verde and a red sauce of unknown origins. Both sauces were completely without flavor and watery.
Oooon the upside... the margaritas were pretty good and the decor is really great (thats why i gave it a 3)
We also met a lovely Panamanian couple who offered to take us back to where we were staying. We ended up having drinks with them and chatting for some time.
So a good time was had, despite the food.

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Thank landry
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Reviewed 1 November 2009

Good place!

Thank peggyjum
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Reviewed 12 June 2009

I`ve been there thousands of times since the mid 90´s and it is one of the most amazing places in my city. Time goes by and they do not change their quality standards. That is important. Service, food and enviorment are just great... Will always recommend it...

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