David restaurants

Vietnamese in David

Pho Palace

A find for the area, this immaculate restaurant with screens, ambient lighting and flower arrangements serves authentic Hanoi cuisine. Big bowls of pho (noodle soup) and sweet-and-sour fish, plus more mainstream opt…
Middle Eastern in David

Café Rincón Libanés

This fairly authentic Lebanese restaurant southwest of downtown provides a welcome relief from a steady diet of rice and beans. Homemade hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghanoush and lamb kofta (meatballs) will make you wond…
Panamanian in David


A longtime neighborhood staple, this basic seafood restaurant (with a few pork dishes thrown in) does cheap and cheerful pretty well. The ceviche (citrus-cured seafood) is a cut above and the whole fried fish is the…
International in David

Restaurante El Fogón

This spacious red, yellow and orange eatery is a welcome oasis northwest of the center. Grilled meats and seafood are the standard main courses, and there are burgers and sandwiches for the less-than-ravenous. Check…
Cafeteria in David


A prime choice if you're looking for something cheap and filling while you're on the hoof downtown. This colorful cafeteria south of the landmark cathedral has trays of local beef, chicken and pasta dishes as well a…
Health Food in David

Java Juice

Fruit smoothies, salads and grilled burgers are the fare at this health-food cafe-restaurant with a US owner to the west of downtown. Good vegetarian selection, including a great green smoothie.
Supermarket in David

Super 99

Self-caterers can head to the Super 99, a large supermarket open 24 hours a day and convenient to the city's hostels.