Restaurants

Panamanian in Penonomé

Yukas Grill

This bar and grill just out of the center on the Interamericana consistently gets rated Penonomé's top restaurant. It's an asador (spit restaurant), so the beef skewers and grilled chicken are must-orders. Surprisin…
Burgers in Penonomé

Pits Burgers & Grill

This place in Harinos Mall just off the main drag has a comfortable, well-stocked sports bar with pool table on the ground floor, and a rooftop grill and burger restaurant with open veranda. There's a large selectio…
Bakery in Penonomé

Panadería El Paisa

At the northern end of Av Juan Demóstenes Arosemena, this bakery sells wonderful cakes and sweet breads (US$1.75 to US$2.75) and has started baking pizzas in its ovens as well.
International in Penonomé

Icacos

A country restaurant in a 6.5-hectare recreational area, Icacos also has fishing, horseback riding, a working farm, a playground and an adventure park. It's ideal for families. The breezy, open-air restaurant serves…
Panamanian in Penonomé

Restaurante Gallo Pinto

One of several outlets in a growing chain, this place serves a lot more than just the eponymous national dish of Costa Rica, which is chicken with rice and red or black beans. It's self-serve comida típica (regional…
Cafe in Penonomé

Panadería y Dulcería Romellini

You wouldn't exactly write home about this cafe-bakery – even a postcard would be overkill – but it's spotless, central and dispenses delicious emparedados (sandwiches) and cakes.
Market in Penonomé

Mercado Público

Penonomé's central market dating back to 1918 serves hearty breakfasts, with such dishes as hojaldras (fried dough), bistec encebollado (steak and onions) and eggs.