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Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
2289495
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Ranked #78 of 529 Restaurants in Panama City
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Central American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Old Town of the City of Panama is not just history, it is a place to taste different types of foods and drinks, plus enjoy music and shows varied that every day offers something different in each place both day and in the hours night. Walking along the ancient streets of stone on Central Avenue will find the typical Panamanian food at Restaurant Diablicos, with a huge picture of popular character who becomes the host, offers Panamanian folkloric shows live presentation vary, they can enjoy with delicious food.
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Cool atmosphere, friendly service and the food is pretty decent. Definitely recommend trying it out.

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Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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121 reviews 121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed dinner and the show. Food was reasonable and the show was better than expected. We had a sampler in the beginning and all of the food was well prepared and good. The main courses all exceeded our expectation. The show was loud but the dancers were good and it was a great way to end an evening. We had... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Diablicos is next door to the tourist police office in Casco Viejo so it is easy to find. it offers a reasonably good menu and floor show that starts at 8:30. While reservations are requested, they are not required. Ask to sit in Georges section. He seems to know and anticipate your every need or desire. We let him order... More 

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Hesperia, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I found this restaurant by accident, walking thru Old Panama streets just looking for a place to rest and have a little snack, I'm glad I did stopped here, I had some of the best prawns I've ever had. however what really made my day was that delicious caramiñola with maracuja sauce. Exquisite!! If possible I'll recommend you to pick... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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215 reviews 215 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

You can't help but notice the statue with the dragon-looking head from the street. The devilish theme follows inside with more statues and many colorful masks on the walls. Our party of 6 came here for a few drinks and apps one afternoon. We shared an app sampler and enjoyed it, particularly the stuffed plantain cups and empanadas. The menu... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

If you have a fine palate, like good food and don't know Panamanian food it is the place that you need. They can present you the real Panamanian food like a Fonda Restaurant BUT with a gourmet touch... additional the owners know about service, so they have bilingual waiters and good attention always the restaurant are not full! Also you... More 

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The atmosphere is OK. Drinks and service fine. Food is NOT their thing. You should order light and eat elsewere.

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San Mateo
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104 reviews 104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Interesting place with character. Food is tasty but prices are higher in comparison. Service is decent. Almost no vegetarian options. Seems like on some nights they have shows in their tiny foyer! Lot of masks and traditionally dressed servers.

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Hartsdale, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

food and ambience were very real. ropa viejo and arroz con pollo with panamian beer. add a local resident for flavor and you are in the heart of a town between two worlds.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Nothing outstanding but nothing particularly wrong either. We only had drinks outside, service was slow and non attentive, prices were on the high side for plastic tables and chairs. Location in the old town is good but there are many more places with amazing food in that neighbourhood to choose from.

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Additional Information about Diablicos

Address: Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
Phone Number: 2289495
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Central American

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