Panama Restaurant | BEST RESTAURANT in San Rafael, California

The Panama Hotel Restaurant is a treat for the senses. The unique setting of our award-winning restaurant is within the walls of the historic Panama Hotel in the heart of San Rafael. Our ideal location offers easy access to San Francisco and California is a celebrated wine country for guests that want to do a little sightseeing after a decadent gourmet meal. The restaurant is enchanting decor is a visually inviting eclectic mix of bright colors, comfortable seating, a dining room with a diverse and all-embracing decor, as well as spectacular tropical patio dining. We often showcase local live musicians for the enjoyment of all of our guests, and our eye-catching restaurant makes an ideal venue for memorable private parties, receptions, and weddings.

Prepare yourself for a culinary vacation as a diner at The Panama Hotel Restaurant. Our chef meticulously prepares delectable food influenced by Latin America, the Mediterranean, and California is prestigious wine regions. Our chef crafts mouthwatering dishes using only the highest quality ingredients that are procured at local San Francisco Bay Area sources. The presentation of our award-winning entrances is simple yet stylish. To experience the harmony of blended flavors in every bite of the food that is created at The Panama Hotel Restaurant is unforgettable.

In our quest to deliver the ultimate dining experience, music was the only answer. We have the honor of showcasing a host of accomplished and versatile musicians that enhance the dining experience of our guests. Enjoy a feast for your ears as local Bay Area artists entertain every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening of the year from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM. Dining with music at The Panama Hotel Restaurant has grown in popularity over the years. Because of this, dinner reservations are highly recommended.