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“Fantastic food!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Diablicos

Diablicos
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 #79 of 526 Restaurants in Panama City
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.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Fantastic food!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Helpful servers (despite not knowing english), super friendly in every way, and AMAZING food. The food was very very fresh. I had the corvina. It was lightly pan seared with some spices, which provided a hint of flavor which complemented the freshness of the fish without being overpowering. This was served with rice and beans and plantains. Yum!!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
“Great menu - not as good as it seems”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I had lunch at this restaurant - the service was very good and the menu selection reads right. However, the execution left something to be desired. The chicken soup was just right - however the chorizo empenadas were greasy and bland (and this is with a chorizo filling). The fried plantains were not of the Caribbean type (where the plantain is plain fried - instead the plantain is mashed and then fried). I ordered the jumbo shrimp as the main course - with yucca and it being soaked in passion fruit juice - the shrimp were okay but tasteless as was the yucca - bit disappointing and not at all similar to how it was described. I ended up paying about $50 for lunch - which is a bit steep even by American standards (2012 prices)

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
“Great food and local entertainment!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We visited Diablicos at the suggestion of the concierge at our hotel. We had dinner, drink, and dessert for 10 people. Everyone enjoyed their dinners and we were pleasantly surprised to discover it had fun local entertainment. The musicians and dancers added were a great way to end our panama visit!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Greer, South Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

It is a nice restaurant in Casco Viejo. The have typical Panamanian food and a few unique items on the menu. The restaurant is decorated with colorful masks.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“A must go to place!! Don not miss it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great envrironment, the customer is the number 1 priority, the passion fruit mojito is a must!! Don't miss this place when in Panama ;-)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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