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If you are looking for a romantic evening in Casco Antiguo, the Italian restaurant L’Osteria offers an intimate and welcoming environment. The restaurant is located in the Casa del Horno building, located on 8th Street and Avenue B. It opened four years ago and ever since has been one of Panama City’s most popular restaurants.
L’Osteria is a place to have business meetings, weddings, or just a good time with friends. The restaurant offers free valet parking service, something which is very important in the narrow streets of Casco Antiguo.
The owner, Italian chef Giulio Iannelli, together with his young and innovative Panamanian chef, Alexis, has created a varied menu to please every palate. Start with the “Burrata” appetizer which combines mozzarella cheese with cream and cherry tomatoes.
For the main course, you can choose from different types of pastas, pizzas or delicious entrees such as L’Osteria Pappardelle, which is tender lamb with a mushroom sauce in truffle oil. The lamb ragout with porcini mushrooms and black truffles in fettuccini is another good choice, accompanied by a selection of international wines from the best wineries or a craft beer of your choice. You cannot leave without first tasting the star dessert, “Tiramisu”, an Italian classic
In addition, every Monday, from 7 p.m. they present their promotional “All You Can Eat Pizza”, which includes a beer, for $20. On Tuesday, it is the turn of “Viva la Pasta “ where, from 7 p.m., you can enjoy all the delicious pasta dishes on the menu, accompanied by a glass of wine for $25. Nor should you miss the live music sessions from 7 p.m. on “Acoustic Fridays”.
L’Osteria restaurant is known for its fast and friendly service, which is highly appreciated by customers who rewarded it by voting on the ‘Degusta Panama’ App, where it was awarded third place as the “Restaurant with best service in 2014” and the eighth place as “Restaurants not to miss in Panama.”
L’Osteria is open Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and Friday through Sunday from noon to midnight. For reservations or more information call Tel. 212-0809 or visit Facebook.com/losteriacascoviejo