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“Nice area and opportunity to visit the Casco Antiguo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Sitio del Casco

El Sitio del Casco
Edificio Casa Verde, Avenida A. (entre calle 4ta y calle 5ta) | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
+507 6676-3181
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Ranked #175 of 582 Restaurants in Panama City
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: El Sitio del Casco is the #1 BEER bar for BEER enthusiasts featuring the best BEER selection in the region, an excellent menu in which every dish is prepared with a fun touch of BEER, a relax yet fun atmosphere, and a cozy and historic décor. Located in Casco Antiguo among walls centuries old, opens its doors to everyone who wants to enjoy a good time and a great BEER among friends.Good fun, great food, excellent people, wonderful BEER!!!
Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Nice area and opportunity to visit the Casco Antiguo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The old city area worth visiting : do not miss some very old and preserved churchs, understand the rich stories beyond all the past centuries, visit the 'Placa de Francia' with Ferdinand de Lesseps statue, as well as commémorations to the slaves and the founders of the Canal. Buy a local ice cream with sirups hand made in front of you, also buy a Panama hat (but you have to negotiate the price ! ) :-)

Visited December 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“A beer bar with nice burgers”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We went with a group of friends to this beer pub, and had nice burgers. They were done as we requested and the place has a nice atmosphere. Are they the best burgers in Panama City? I do not think so, as there are MANY places in Panama City with very nice hamburgers. There is a good selection of beers and the service is friendly.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Fresh Meadows, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I spend a great time in this place, wonderful atmosphere, and very good service. Is great for a couples, enjoy the music the DJ is very friendly and got a good variety of music.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bermuda
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90 reviews 90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“An ok bar”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

The place is an ok bar. It took us about 10 minutes to find the place as the street they are on is currently being torn up and so the entrance is obscured by 10-foot construction barriers. It had a decent selection of beers -- there were about 30 or so on the menu, mostly American-style lighter beers with a small selection of British and European bottles. The imports are significantly more expensive than Panamanian beers, but no more than you'd pay in the States for the same thing.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Annapolis, MD
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15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“So welcoming!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We sought this place out because we're beer geeks and this place was listed as "the best beer selection in Panama City." We found it on one of the charming little streets in Casco Viejo (it's also on the Casco Viejo tourist map that you can pick up for free). When we got there 2 guys were fixing the door, and when I asked if it was open, they said no. We were really sad, and were loitering outside wondering what to do next, so I thought I'd ask when they would be open. Someone in charge came out (manager?) and explained that they had been broken into overnight and were fixing their door, so they hadn't planned on being open and didn't have food, but we were welcome to come in for beers. Perfecto! He was super nice and very welcoming, and let us inside (cute place, several TVs) and let us order some beers and chatted with us and gave us some free tortilla chips and cheesy dip. Long story short, we ended up getting free amazingly delicious calamari with a super delicious dipping sauce free, just because the chef was about to make him lunch. All in all, this place was great, definitely check it out. The beer selection is good for Panama City, and it was nice to have a change from 'Balboa' and 'Panama', but bear in mind if you're a beer geek from the US it won't be what you'd think is a huge selection.

Visited January 2013
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