La Posada: Traditional Panamanian Food

If you are on the hunt for traditional Panamanian food, La Posada is one of the places you can find it! La Posada has been in business for over 10 years in different locations around the beach, currently they are located in Gorgona on the Pan-American Hwy, across from Malibu surf shop & the Art Stone. Stop by for a fresh local meal at a great price any day of the week - La Posada is open 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.   

Restaurant Name:

La Posada

Type of Food Served:

Traditional Panamanian dishes.


In Gorgona, across from Malibu surf shop and Art Stone, beside the recycling deposit

Hours of Operation:

Open everyday from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Amado Fuente

Open Since:



Casual dining, open-air restaurant, with a/c room.
8 tables of 4, 4 tables of 6.


Parking front of the building


Typical menu of the day (changes daily):
Sancocho (chicken soup) 2.00 or 2.50 with rice
Meat soup 2.00 or 2.50 with rice
Chorizo with patacones (fried plantains) 3.95
Octopus Ceviche 2.95
Oven roasted chicken 4.25
Carne or pollo guisada (chicken or meat stew) 3.95 – 4.25
Shrimp how you like it 6.25
Octopus platter 9.50
Dessert: Flan 1.50
Ice cream 1.00

1.95 for fruit salad – 2.75 mixed vegetables salad
1.50 for a small sancocho – 4.50 for a large seafood soup
5.50 for spaghetti with chicken – 5.95 for pasta with shrimp in creole sauce
4.50 for fried chicken – 8.50 for fillet minion
Calamari or oysters (when in season) for 5.95 – 14.95 for mixed seafood

Breakfast options include:
2 eggs with tortillas or hojaldres for 2.95, steak and onions with tortilla or hojaldres for 3.50 or a ham & cheese omelet with empenadas for 3.50


Chichas 0.75
Iced tea 1.00

Orange Juice 1.25
Lemonade 0.75
Bottled soda 0.85 Can sodas 1.00

Natual fruit shakes 2.00

National Beers 1.00

Hot Chocolate 1.00