If you want to eat “real” Panamanian food, El Trapiche is the place to go.  It is located on Via Argentina in El Cangrejo and has a varied menu of typical Panamanian dishes at an affordable price. Pictured here is a traditional soup called sancocho, which is served up with white rice.  Delicious!

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