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Calle 50, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
(507) 305-3561
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, 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
Fast and filling....so-so quality...

This was a cheap place to eat by the causeway. It is not supposed to be "fancy" or gourmet. It is what it is. Fast, cheap, filling. A lot of working class people work here. My wife thought the arroz con pollo was delicious. I opted for a sandwich that they made fresh in front of me. It was pretty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Minnesota
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was a cheap place to eat by the causeway. It is not supposed to be "fancy" or gourmet. It is what it is. Fast, cheap, filling. A lot of working class people work here. My wife thought the arroz con pollo was delicious. I opted for a sandwich that they made fresh in front of me. It was pretty... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 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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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 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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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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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Additional Information about Nikos

Address: Calle 50, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: (507) 305-3561
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Cafe, Fast Food, Bakeries, Greek

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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: Cafe, Fast Food, Bakeries, Greek

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