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Calle 50, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
(507) 305-3561
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Panama City, Panama
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you go to Niko´s after midnight, you will find some party people having a popular sandwich (club sandwich, gyro´s, ham and cheese) with a combo (fries, fried plantain and a beverage) or a sancocho (chicken broth) to refill energies or to get ready to go home. During the day, it is a very popular restaurant with prices very accesible... More 

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Thank Budgettraveler58
St. George, Utah
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I was in Panama City for a long layover. My Panamanian private tour guide asked me what I wanted for lunch and I said local food. He took me here because it was cheap and quick. We were the only ones in line but it still took a while. The food looked great. It's cafeteria style. You just tell the... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Went to Nikos this morning for breakfast. Another place people raved about. Don't get it. It's a cafeteria style place. They had no bacon, no hash browns, they had good scrambled eggs. I ordered a piece of meat that looked like BBQ ham, which was closer to BBQ leather and a fried tortilla and a ginger ale. $7.25. I just... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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274 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Try the Sancocho soup. The servings are plentiful. You grab a tray and tell the pain what to want - cafeteria style.

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Thank DonJefe18
El Sobrante, California
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198 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

It's a combo of cafeteria, fast food, coffee and pastry shop. Inexpensive, lots of variety, tasty. No cup lids = Check out the machine that puts a cover on your drink (cashier).

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Syracuse, New York
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

***We went to the one on Calle 50 infront of the Delta gas station*** Everything was closed so we decided to try this place...so glad we did! There was so much to choose from traditional breakfast to lunch (as I am American and we eat different foods at different times) dishes. The variety was awesome, staff were friendly and we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Open 24 hrs a day, you can find good inexpensive food for breakfast, lunch and dinner served by fiendly staff in an open clean dinning area. Dine in or on the go.

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Thank PDHouston
Richmond, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My review is mainly based on the wait at Nikos because it was late at night so all I got was french fries which were good. But the wait in line was terrible. The locals were patient but me being from the US and maybe being very accustomed to fast service, I was really disappointed with how long I waited... More 

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Thank Adrian C
Minnesota
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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1,006 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Cafe, Fast Food, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?