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Restaurante Barko

$$ - $$$
Seafood, International, South American, Central American
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Isla Perico, Amador Causeway, Panama City 55-0555 paitilla, Panama
507 3140000
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Panama City, Panama
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

Better before unless it have changed a lot. Luck is important with the food here. Ceviches were good. Usually to share was the best option.

Thank Ana L
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Lousy food. Better not eat here. The lettuce was brown and old, a ceviche tasted like it started fermenting, and the fisk was ffries with far too much egg. We complained and they mentioned the chef arrived drunk at the kitchen today. They apologized, but damage done.

Thank Martin B
El Valle de Anton, Panama
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121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015

Not many places open during the day on the Causeway, but this one is and has a decent view, even with all the hoardings due to works. Food good, my partner raved about his rib eye. Service good.

Thank linedanceangel
North Dakota
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015

We ate dinner here, the fish was tasty but the beef was tough and tasteless. The service was not that good. It was over priced for the amount of food you received.

Thank bs4u2c
Winnipeg, Canada
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2015

Food was good. Nice place to eat and have a drink while watching the activity on the causeway. Service was slow, but food was good.

Thank bluezman4
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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219 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I had the Garlic Shrimp with Caesar salad and we both thought it was very good. The place was empty, like others have said, but I'm not sure why. The location is good, though construction is marring the city view, the décor is pleasant and the service prompt. I had an excellent drink - the lycheetini, a... More 

Thank yogiglo
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

We heard some good comments about this place. When we got there, we were put off by how empty it was and the very bare and basic decoration. We decided to give it a try and don't regret it. The ceviche is amazing. The service was first class.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2015

Food was good, but not special. Ceviche was very good, however. No real atmosphere or view. Service was ok. Yes, the two girls were riding bicycles in the dining area. It wasn't a problem since the place was practically empty. I would return to other restaurants before going back to this one.

Thank 929virginiac
Peachtree City, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2015

This restaurant is not to be missed. There were six in our party, everyone ordered a different entree and it was all well-prepared and delicious. I was disappointed that an appetizer I wanted to try was not available.

Thank Judy O
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed on the Amadour Causeway the week between Christmas and New Year and had dinner at Barko three times. It was so delicious (you HAVE to try the ceviche - all of them!), and the service was very good. There is a language barrier if you don't speak Spanish, but the staff tried very hard (as did we) to... More 

Thank Stephanie214

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $30
Seafood, International, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Perico, Amador Causeway, Panama City 55-0555 paitilla, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 507 3140000
Restaurante barKo, Amador. Enjoy our International Menu with a Panamanian Style in a modern and comfortable ambiance in front of the sea. Youll find a variety of Appetizers to share, Fresh Fish and Shellfish, Seafood and Meats which come served with pleasent and detailed Service, who comfortably help you select among our Coctails and Wines. We specialize in Corporate Events, Meetings & Family Celebrations with a vast array of Personalized Menues. We are Open Every Day>>> Welcome and Buen Provecho….

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