Restaurants

Top Choice Panamanian in Playa Venao

Panga

When chef Andres Morataya left award-winning Manolo Caracol and the hubbub of Panama City for Playa Venao, he opened this most inventive restaurant. The idea is to use products often discarded – deep-fried snapper g…
International in Playa Venao

El Sitio Restaurant

This is an excellent choice for sunset dining or just drinks on Playa Venao. Open-air El Sitio offers sesame-crusted tuna and a host of Asian-inspired dishes such as pad thai noodles with octopus, Thai crepes and ch…
Cafe in Playa Venao

Coleos Cafe

This wonderful little place just up from the beach serves Asian noodle dishes such as pad thai, delicious hummus plates, sandwiches (US$4.50 to US$6) and a wide range of delectable breads, brownies and cookies.
International in Playa Venao

Los Sombreros

The relaxed, thatched-roof loft restaurant at Eco Venao resort is open to the public and caters to beach-goers with an appetite. While surfers usually down the daily special (US$6), you'll find Panamanian specialtie…
Panamanian in Isla Cañas

Mama Gita's

This no-frills little family run restaurant on the way to the beach offers fresh fish and simple Panamanian dishes alongside four very basic double rooms with communal bathroom (US$25). It's very friendly.
Supermarket in Playa Venao

Mini Supermercado Venao

Overpriced small supermarket on Playa Venao.