The 10 Best Restaurants in Coronado, Panama

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Brittney Schering

Coronado, Panama, is more well-known for its beaches than its eats, but some of the city’s few restaurants are undeniably amazing. Here is a list of ten to bring your appetites to when in Coronado.

1. Don Chacho Grill

Restaurant, Fusion, Central American, Panamanian, Steakhouse

Steak night
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Don Chacho Grill is a spectacle in Coronado. Divine dishes are paired with incredible cocktails, delicious sangria, and a full bar. And as good of a restaurant as this is, its bar is definitely also worth checking out. With delightful décor, this is a warm and welcoming favorite in Coronado.

2. Luna Rossa Ristorante e Pizzeria

Bar, Restaurant, Pizzeria, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Fast Food, Gluten-free

So close to the beach you can walk, Luna Rossa is an intimate, dimly lit, gorgeous Italian restaurant. With a menu full of mouthwatering options like gnocchi, ravioli, fettuccini, and lasagna, Luna Rossa also makes a delectable pizza and scrumptious desserts like tiramisu and panacotta. Enjoy one (or two) with a cappuccino after dinner.

3. 507 Lounge and Café

Cafe, Fusion, Central American

507 Lounge Cafe Bar, Coronado
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507 Lounge and Café is the perfect place to begin your day or to stop by for an afternoon pick-me-up in the form of a margarita. This quaint outdoor café serves light and flavorful dishes for breakfast and lunch, as well as snack-style appetizers for pairing with coffee or a cocktail in its bar overlooking the street.

4. Picasso Bar & Restaurant

Bar, Restaurant, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Canadian

Named after the famous painter, Picasso is a pizza restaurant in Coronado also serving fresh salads and tapas. It was one of the first establishments in the city to begin offering a regular happy hour of drink specials and since it attracted a very happy crowd, the concept of happy hour stuck and spread to other bars in Coronado. Picasso is a local favorite and among the best bars and restaurants of Coronado.

5. Big Lobster

Restaurant, Pub Grub, Seafood

Big Lobster is a seafood restaurant known for serving phenomenal ceviche. With a relaxed ambiance, this small, intimate space is perfect for a romantic dinner. Next to the favored ceviche, the lobster is also famous for being mouth-watering. This Coronado spot serves up excellent quality seafood for a fair price and will not disappoint.

6. BlueBay Coronado Beach Resort

Resort, Hotel

Coronado Golf & Beach Resort, Coronado
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The Coronado Resort features four restaurants and bars within its perimeter, along with conference rooms, beautiful gardens, an equestrian center, a full spa, an Olympic-sized pool, professional tennis courts, and more. If you’re going to Coronado and are looking to splurge, stay at or at least visit the Coronado Resort.

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