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PaParrillada Jimmy

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Via Cincuentenaria | Near ATLAPA, Panama City, Panama
226-1870
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 18
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  • 22
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  • 9
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
pre auto show snack

the last day of the auto show in panama city, panama was a good event to go to and wish i could buy a car ... so before the event open... i could buy lunch so across the street i go to "Jimmys". The wait staff was professional,, well dressed and pleasing... the meal was served in a timely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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Punta Chame, Panama
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Milford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The broiled Covina is the most popular dish here -- and we understand why. It is broiled in olive oil and butter, giving it a golden brown exterior and maintaining a moist interior. The dish is accompanied by mashed potato, French fries or rice. Order the grilled octopus as an appetizer. It comes blackened from the grill, yet easy to... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Jimmy is a 50s icon in Panama City. Located in the coco del mar district it serves Spanish and local cuisine. The place has expanded to areas with ac and non ac areas. Family restaurant. Service is slow when full so plan ahead.

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chertsey
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174 reviews 174 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I am usually so positive about reviews but I find it hard to be positive about Jimmy and at odds with the majority of reviews I have read. Our party of 5 were about the first in for a midday lunch at 12 following recommendatios. Shown to table and then pretty much forgotten about. Slow service I can accept but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Coming from the states you always feel the lack of quality fresh fish without having the need to break your bank! This place is an answer to that problem! I got hooked to their ceviche, fried eggplant and flan too! But the best part is the variety of fresh fish items that you have on theur menu! Multiple different varieties... More 

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Punta Chame, Panama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

the last day of the auto show in panama city, panama was a good event to go to and wish i could buy a car ... so before the event open... i could buy lunch so across the street i go to "Jimmys". The wait staff was professional,, well dressed and pleasing... the meal was served in a timely matter... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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214 reviews 214 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have been several times to this restaurant, it is not fancy, it is very popular with the locals and with tourists. I love the seafood soup, always fresh, and full of sea food and fish, and also the octopus on the grill, or a steak on the grill, it has always been good or excellent. Service is ok, sometimes... More 

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Irmo, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Good selection of food and variety of items to choose from. Steaks are delicious and reasonable prices. Friendly staff and very near the Continental Hotel. Most eat there! Not fancy but good eats

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Edmonton, Canada
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138 reviews 138 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We went here with friends around Brunch time on a Sunday. Unassuming on the outside, plain sturdy interior with nothing fancy. Packed & bustling with locals. (always a good sign). This looks like my kinda place! Our friends (who've eaten here lots) insisted we try the Octopus. Not one of my favorite things to eat, but what the heck. It... More 

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Montreal, Quebec
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Jimmy´s is known to have the best ¨Corvina Apanada¨ in the area. There is no hit of miss at Jimmy´s; anything you order is certain to be good. From seafood to Greek food, we have never been dissapointed. Whether dining as couples, family or for business, it will always be a viable option amoung many locals.

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Montana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here, the selection of food ranged from pizza to fish to calamari. Overall a delightful experience with attentive service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cincuentenaria | Near ATLAPA, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 226-1870

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Central American

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