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Calle 50, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
(507) 305-3561
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good and inexpensive

Nice cafeteria to go to for "cheap eats". Flavors were good but most everything was served cool. 3 side dishes with a main course for around $6. Decent number of choices. I wouldn't hesitate o go back if what I wanted was a quick, cheap fill up.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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478 reviews 478 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Nice cafeteria to go to for "cheap eats". Flavors were good but most everything was served cool. 3 side dishes with a main course for around $6. Decent number of choices. I wouldn't hesitate o go back if what I wanted was a quick, cheap fill up.

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Panama City, Panama
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234 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Finally was able to try Niko Cafe after passing by it for almost 10 months. Place is always full so we thought it must be good. We went on a Sunday morning for brunch and the place is almost full. If you want to have just bread or pastries with your coffee, there is a separate kiosk which is right... More 

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Panama Cit,y, Panama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

With several years experience in consistent efficient food service Nikos is always there when you want a quick lunch or dinner to go. Their gyros are the best this side the Mediterranean. Pastry and bakery inside ensure a steady supply of freshly baked products. Arrive early for lunch as the place is packed on week days.

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Miami, Florida
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276 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Cheap food, very tasty, great selection including a killer spread for breakfast, fresh juices with and without sugar, great sandwiches and classic, traditional food like panameian sanchocho!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I ate Panamenian soup and one sandwich. They serve a lot, so was too much for me. Is really good because they have 24 hours service, and have some restaurants in different parts of Panama City.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We went for dinner but not super hungry. My friend was craving the clams so we had that for an appetizer and then had a pepperoni pizza for dinner. I've never had steamed clams in the shell but they smelled so good and there was a small mountain of them, so I dug in! They were very good and the... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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177 reviews 177 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This review is for the two locations near the MetroMall. Cafeteria dinning with an on the wall menu that is difficult to read. The price includes 3 sides with your entry for about $7-8. Expect to choose from typical Panamanian food items. Really good selection of fruit juices, so forgo the soda dispenser. There is a separate cafe for pastries... More 

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San Diego, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is just the place if one wants to enjoy a rich bowl of "Sancocho" (chicken soup), chicken, meat, rice, beans, and many other Panamanian delicacies. If you have never tried Panamanian food, go early morning or during lunch to enjoy a great plate of Panamanian food.

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Scarborough
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136 reviews 136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We were desperate for some lunch, it was very hot and we had already got lost once on the way to our hotel and this was the closest restaurant.....so here we go! We just had a wrap and got a coffee and a piece of flan. The food was OK but it was nice to eat in a place that... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is a local buffet style restaurant in downtown Panama City. It caters to the local business clientele and the food is typical of Panama. The food is like buffet food anywhere just so so. There is a lot of variety to choose from. The bakery at the front was slow to take my order but eventually I got the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 50, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: (507) 305-3561

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Fast Food, Bakeries, Greek

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