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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Tralee, Ireland
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A really good restaurant in a lovely setting... The selection of foods, which you can mix and match is great. It is clean, cheerful and relaxing. Worth finding and visiting.

Thank 115Caroline
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday it was not full. Food was great but needs improvement in service. Overall good.

Thank MichelleM02
Panama City, Panama
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shows in that place are great. I think if wasn't for that I won't go there. I mean Food is nothing special, there are few options in the menu and forget about it if you are vegetarian. Also you have to wait some for you food But the shows are great, that is worthy to see.

Thank Maylin R
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is quaint and has a Panamanian ambience. The food is nice but price is a little high because it is located in Casco Viejo.

Thank Arnoldo84
Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We were walking around the "Casco Antiguo" and a very friendly young man told us a little about the history of the area. I'm from Panama and was pleasantly surprised how well informed he was. He said he worked for the restaurant Diablicos. It was hot outside and around 2pm so we went in for a beer and maybe some... More 

1 Thank Juan T
Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This restaurant is absolutely delicious! The service was fantastic, the food was amazing! especially the homemade house salsa picante --yum yum. We are definitely going to eat here as soon as we return to Panama again. You will NOT be disappointed! Great!!!

Thank mellowyellow2565
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We found the place by accident, and to our surprise the menu was comprised of topically local food. Also as we were accompanied to our table we were informed that a large group had reserved most of the restaurant and that a local dance company was going to perform local dances. The food we. Had was excellent, the atmosphere great... More 

Thank Mauricio T
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We went there with a large group of business partners. The ambiance was nice , with a little show of local dance ... Music was nice ! But the food was really "so so" .. Very basic panama food ... The wine was just drinkable ... The place is in the old city in which I believe you can find... More 

Thank thibautlb
Sydney, Australia
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208 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Several of us had undercooked meals or cold meals. Food is pretty ordinary. Service is slow. Dancing is good, but they dance faced towards a wall, if they moved tables around better you might see more than a pole with glimpses of dancing. There must be better places around...

2 Thank MissT603
Penguin, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

the draw of this place is supposed to be the Demonic Dance exhibition that they put on nightly, where people put on sacred costumes, kind of like the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico, and dance wildly among the tables. That part may have been good, if highly touristic, but we didn't stay for the show, having just wanted... More 

1 Thank marji1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 2289495
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.

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