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Eating out on Father’s Day. This Sunday, June 19, Father’s Day is celebrated in Panama as in countries all over the world. In many households a special lunch will be prepared for the man of the house, but for those who do not want to cook there is an alternative in a number of hotels which have prepared buffets that include entertainment.
Le Meridien Hotel, located on Balboa Avenue, is serving a buffet from midday to 3:00 p.m. for $40 per person plus taxes, with mimosa, open beer bar (Heineken, Panama Light, Panama) and open wine. Royal Card members receive 20% discount. For reservations call 297-3200.
The Continental Hotel and Casino, located on Via España is offering a buffet from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m for $39.95 per person plus taxes, pensioners $29.95 plus taxes, children up to age of 12, $19.95 and children under 5 free of cost. The price includes a glass of champagne, live music with the Genesis Orchestra, a comedy show with “El Chiquitin de Mama”, games for the kids and surprises for dads. Courtesy parking for four hours. For more information call 395-8000.
The Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall Panama City is celebrating Father’s Day in style with a brunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. which includes a bucket of beer per table and open soda bar, live music, Carioca show and prizes, children’s zone with bouncing castle, popcorn, Wii and playstation. Price per person $32.95 plus taxes. Children from 8-11 years old pay half price and below that age free of cost. For reservations call 307-0245.
The Miramar Intercontinental Hotel also has a brunch which includes seafood, pasta and dessert stations, open sparkling wine, mimosas, and house wine, national beers, juices and sodas for $45 per person plus taxes from midday to 3:00 p.m. For reservations call 214-1000.
The Bazaar Restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis has prepared a great menu specially for all the dads, with a brunch capable of satisfying the biggest appetites. Cost $34 per person plus taxes. For reservations call 380-1111
The Crowne Hotel is offering a different option for Father’s Day – a Chinese breakfast from 6:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. which includes sweet and sour chicken, Szechuan style beef, spring rolls, chow mein and much more for $22 plus taxes. Also included are: open sangria and prizes for dads. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 pay half price. For information call 206-5500
Los Mandarinos, Boutique Hotel & Spa in El Valle de Antón, Coclé province, is also offering a special package which includes late check-out until 4:00 p.m. and a special menu on Sunday, with a mountain style barbecue and an assortment of meats and sausages, salad bar, garlic yucca, rice with pigeon peas, dessert and a drink per person. For prices and reservations write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 983-6645 or 6808-2743 or visit its website losmandarinos.com