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American, Bar
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 January 2022

Too many young people as waitresses and waiters. Service is slow due to staff on phones. Food was pricey and not that great.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

If you want steak to your liking and not have to second mortgage your residence this is a great place. Has great well drinks and a varied menu excellent service. If you’re jubilado ask for your discount. Other things in menu worth a try also...especially the desserts.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020 via mobile

Large portions of typical american food such as burguers, buffalo wings, chicken fingers, steaks and tex-mex cuisine. Since portions are commonly very large might be good for spliting plates.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2019 via mobile

The staff at this TGI's is very welcoming and accomodating. As all restaurants of this chain, the vibe is fun and the drinks are always on point.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 15 October 2019 via mobile

After a long hiatus I tried this place again. Never asked for my lunch order at noontime. Twenty minutes (with an empty glass) I waited before anyone asked if I wanted another beer. At least three staff members on the floor at all times. Clearing...tables was more important than attending customers. Never did anyone ask for my food order at noontime.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 28 July 2019

It may be surprising to find a TGI Friday's in David Panama and even more so that it measures up to the restaurants of the US. This restaurant offers a good menu and excellent service.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 15 May 2019 via mobile

My husband and I came off the highway after driving 5 hours from Bocas del Toro/Almirante. I thought "oh good! TJI Fridays. I know we can get good food there". Opened the door and immediately turned around. Its was FREEZING in the restaurant. 26 outside...and 4 degrees inside. Waitresses too busy talking or standing around. Every time we needed something we had to flag her down. Incredibly expensive for Panama. $32 for a standard burger, small bowl of soup and 4 tiny cups of coffee. Not impressed. Wont be back here in Panama or at any location. Good thing you make the commercials look good. Dont buy it.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

I went with my wife and 4 kids. We got 4 kids meals, a shrimp meal and a burger. The kids and I drank pop, while my wife had an alcoholic drink. We ordered 3 desserts. We paid over $100 USD. The place was americanized,...but nothing special. Freezing cold too. I wasn't impressed.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Was easy to find. Everything's overpriced and service is mediocre. Toilets are clean, but it's hard to complement a chain restaurant that would've closed years ago in a Northern market. Even the WiFi was overly complicated. You can do better than this.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

After driving about 6 hours my GF and I decided to stop on the way to Boquete for a bite to eat, as we were hungry after the drive from Panama City. We ordered a sampler plate of Potato Skins, Chicken, and Fish, and a...Chicken Salad. We clearly didn't read the menu carefully enough, as every single item other than the Greens and Tomatoes were ALL Fried. We ate about half of it and left thoroughly unimpressed. Within an hour of driving the rest of the way to Boquete, we both started to experience a terrible stomach ache. I'll spare you the details, but 2 days of our trip was ruined because of the food poisoning, or awfully prepared food. "Dine At Your Own Risk"More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

I still have no idea how this place stays in business. The food and service here is aweful. So many other good restaurants in David like Fogon or typico Panamanian food restaurants.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Have been here many times and today I went to have lunch, they do have a special lunch menu but didn’t have that this time, went for the broccoli cheese soup and it was ok. Then I had a new plate with Roasted chicken in...top of a bed of wild rice and a little side exotic salad.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

After shopping at a nearby department store in David's heat, we wanted lunch at T.G.I. Friday's across the street for lunch. As gringos, we were familiar with the menu and decor but were very pleased by the exceptionally friendly service and the Panamanian take on...severalMore

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Near busy shopping mall with lots of variety....furniture, grocery, hardware, various electronics like phone & appliances, clothing, pharmacy, banks.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Shopping in David I stopped at the Friday's by the Do It center. Food was great! Margarita was perfect! I just wish I could have had another one. I am the only customer in the bar area. Three employees at the bar. I sat here...for 10 minutes before I waved someone over. Totally ignored by the 3 people standing 15 feet away. Did I mention I'm the only one here?? Liz comes over takes my order and then proceeds to ignore me again until I flag her over so I can pay. I really wanted another Margarita but as good as it was it's just not worth the effort.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Yes, TGI Friday's offers takeaway services.

TGI Friday's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3.5