Restaurants, Cafes, Bistrots, Bars and Much More

Panama City

In this city you can find high quality food from all over the world, mixed with the traditional Panamanian dishes that make this country a special place.

Costa del Este

Nazca 21

Peru is a country that has a close relationship with Panama in terms of culinary tastes. With 23 years in Peruvian gastronomy, Chef Aristides Breña creates a traveler for the senses where gastronomy, music and culture merge.

Address: Casco Antiguo: Avenida B, Telephone: 393-7262.

Costa del Este: Ocean Mall,  2 Floor, Avenida de la Rotonda, Telephone: 386-5002.

Instagram: @nazca21restauant


This restaurant led by Raykelys Perez in partnership with Chef Steffano Gamboa creates a contemporary fusion food restaurant where techniques and flavors from different parts of the world are mixed, including Panama. It is also a delicious place to enjoy vegan options from food to wine. All within an environment full of color.

Address: Costa del Este, Ocean Mall Plaza, 2 floor, Telephone: 6864-8070, Email:

Instagram: @leafpty.

Bella Vista


This restaurant combines partying with gastronomy, where it offers a cozy atmosphere to eat and an area with a discotheque. This Kitchen&Bar fuses gastronomy and mixology and has the ability to take its diners on a culinary journey of international and Japanese food. The restaurant and its rooms transform high-end dining service into a vibrant environment for socializing.

Address: PH La Trona, Calle Rogelio Alfaro, Bella Vista, Telephone: 6223-5453, web:

Instagram: @furiapanama

Delirio Habanero

This restaurant is a little piece of Cuba with a bar and nightclub, a combination that creates a special atmosphere for each visitor. It also has an outdoor terrace with BBQ and its own bar.

Address: Banking Area, behind the Marriot Hotel, Telephone: 6091-9310, 6311-1009.

Instagram: @deliriohabanero1

Vía Argentina

El Trapiche

Experts in traditional Panamanian cuisine since 1983, it is one of the most recommended typical restaurants by locals and foreigners. Apart from their well-known dishes, they continue to create fusions of native flavors with innovative presentations to create original dishes a 100% Panamanian.

Address: Via Argentina, Tel. (507) 269-4353. San Francisco, Calle 71, Tel. 381-0981. Albrook Mall, in front of the Pasillo de la Cebra parking lots, Tel. 314-7426

 Instagram: @eltrapichepty

Angel Restaurant

One of the most emblematic restaurants of Spanish food in Panama. Among the most recommended dishes are the barbecue, the Galician octopus and the seafood entree. The best gastronomy in an exclusive environment.

Address: Via Argentina, Tel. (507) 263-6868 / 6850-8806 (WhattsApp)

Instagram: @restaurant_angel.


The only restaurant in the country that has been included twice in “The Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants”. Their dishes are prepared with seasonal organic products. Its mission is to promote Panamanian gastronomy internationally.

Address: Coco del Mar, Tel. 391-4657, Web:

Instagram: @maitopanama

5inco Urban Kitchen

Restaurant with a casual, relaxed atmosphere to share with your partner or friends. The food is excellent, the “chicharron enroscado” and the appetizers are very good, as is the guava volcano for dessert. They have space for events and birthdays.

Address: San Francisco, Calle 69 Este, Casa 115, Tel. 203-4574, Web:

Instagram: @5incopanama

Casco Viejo

El Viejo Santana

This restaurant bar located in Panama City’s most historic neighborhood is a gastronomic and cultural experience where food, music and art blend in perfect harmony. Each visitor is immersed in an environment that becomes a sublime experience for the senses.

Address: Casco Antiguo, Calle 12, diagonal to Parque Santa Ana, Telephone: 6004-9599, Email:

Instagram: @santanapanama


This province located on the Atlantic and at less than an hour from Panama City offers a Caribbean experience of unique flavor and culture in the heart of the city.

2 Mares

This 25-year-old restaurant offers the most delicious Caribbean food specializing in seafood, the ideal place to eat when visiting Colon City. A place where the main dishes with shrimp, octopus, prawns and snails are the most requested.

Address: Calle 5ta between Avenida Central and Justo Arosemena (near the Cathedral Church), Telephone: 439-8180, Email:

Instagram: @2maresrest


This province offers an international experience to its diners. With its beaches and nature, its gastronomic offer appeals to all tastes and palates.

Los Camisones

The specialty of the house are paellas, shellfish and fish. This restaurant has been highlighted by “Travellers Choice” by its foreign diners. They have a menu with gourmet, healthy and children’s dishes.

Address: La Ermita de San Carlos, Km 104, Pan-American Highway, Tel. (507) 993-3622 / 343-3903.

Instagram: @camisones

La Fogata (Farallon)

It is a restaurant highly recommended by foreign tourists in Tripadvisor, listed as one of the best in Cocle province. Its main dishes are seafood and side dishes. Their desserts and sweets with seasonal fruits are also recommended.

Address: Via Farallon, Rio Hato, Tel. 908-3975, Web:

Instagram: @la_fogatafarallon

Divina Comedia (El Valle de Anton)

Delicious food and good coffee in a quaint outdoor space. The Restaurant offers 100% Italian pastas, pizzas, wines and much more. It is also possible to order takeaway pizzas.

Address: Main Street, El Valle de Anton, Tel. 6418-8387.

Instagram: @divinacommediaelvalle


This city has been growing rapidly in visits and trends, attracting international talent in gastronomy.

Inkas Restaurant

For those who like traditional Peruvian food, this restaurant, together with its Chef Jose Andres Simon Lizana, offers fusion cuisine with ancestral flavors of Peru.

Treasures of the sea, history and culture come together to create authentic and varied flavors that are to the taste of all visitors.

Santiago Address: Via Interamericana in front of the Hotel Piramidal, Telephone: 6542-4070, Email:

Instagram: @inkasrestaurantstg

Aguadulce Address: Via Panamericana, Plaza Maracativi, Telephone: 6440-7281, Email:

Instagram: @inkas_aguadulce


Cuisine made with passion, specializing in international dishes in an intimate and familiar space. Each dish leads the diner to feel that they are eating at home using seasonal ingredients, promoting local production.

Address: Plaza España, C. 14B Sur 2, Santiago, Tel. 6111-2226, Web:

Instagram: @annisapanama


This tourist town is home to Panamanians and foreigners from all over the world, creating a varied culinary offer full of the personality of the people of the town of Pedasi.

El Chichemito Pedasieño

When visiting Pedasi it is almost mandatory to try the traditional and authentic Panamanian food that is served in this restaurant. A place where diners are received with love and dedication by their owners Decided Cedeño and Rene Gutierrez.

Try the house Chicheme, a drink made mainly of corn and milk and that a lot of people love it.

Address: In front of the Calle Arriba, Toldo on the street where Dim’s Hostal is located, Telephone: 6690-7820 / 6753-3605, “Pet Friendly”.

Instagram: chichemitopedasi

Terry Desti Beach

This restaurant & bar offers the best gastronomy with an ocean view in Pedasi. Chef Terry Sagnes with extensive experience in the culinary arts offers diners breakfasts, lunches and dinners filled with flavor, and made with fresh products from the region.

Address: at the end of the street towards Los Destiladeros beach, Telephone: 6518-8437.

Instagram: @terrydestibeach

Bistrot Pedasi

To visit this restaurant is to enjoy French gastronomy with elements of innovation in each bite. Chef Jean Bouvier, proposes dishes full of flavor such as shrimp risotto, cuttlefish ink and nantua sauce, beef fillet tartare, among others.

Address: North Avenue and Ofelia Feliz Street, Telephone: 6460-7379.

Instagram: @bistrotpedasi


This region full of traditions from the Spanish colony era, has great roots for its people, culture, as well as for its culinary proposal. A place to eat very well and feel at home.

Donde Mario

This restaurant from Las Tablas specialized in seafood attracts visitors from all over the country looking for the unique flavor that Chef Mario puts in each of the dishes.

Address: Entrada a la Tronosa, Telephone: 6258-9983.

Instagram: @donde_marios

Las Tablas Brewing Co.

This brewery has its own products that identify it as a brand made in Las Tablas and that is accepted by experts in craft beers. This place is distinguished by serving beers directly from the barrel, an experience for the senses.

Address: Joaquín Pablo Franco Street, Telephone: 6285-0813.

Instagram: @lastablasbrewingco

Macchiato Cafe Bristo (Chitre)

Excellent place to enjoy dishes for all tastes. At noon from Monday to Friday they have special prices. Here each diner receives the best service, varied and delicious food, as well as delicious desserts. A small and intimate restaurant with an excellent distribution of its space.

Address: Francisco Corro Street, Chitre, Telephone: 6923-1155, Web:

Instagram: @macchiatopanama


A region that stands out for the use of fresh and healthy ingredients in its meals, creating new flavors and trends that attract visitors from all over.

Pao Fine Foods (David)

This cafeteria and store offers healthy delicatessens and fresh products of the highest quality. It also has a store where healthy products are offered such as jasmine rice, golden milk, red lentil pasta, Italian semolina pasta, complete protein nutritional yogurt-based drinks among many others.

Address: Plaza Felipe Terronal, next to Athens, Telephone: 6355-0418, E-mail:

Instagram: @pao_finefoods

Mezcla (David)

A very cozy and pleasant place with signature cuisine. The menu offers varied food for breakfast, brunch and dinner. You can taste Alfredo pasta (octopus, shrimp, chicken, bacon), grilled lasagna, pasta with meatballs, carimañolas de rabo, among others.

Address: David, Dr. Chi Shing Man Wan Street, Tel. 775-2371.

Instagram: @mixgourmet

Sugar & Spice (Boquete)

This gourmet bakery created by Chef Richard and his wife Yarina specializes in breads, cakes, tarts, brownie muffins, and artisan empanadas. It also offers breakfast and lunch, as well as Tex-Mex specialties every day.

Address: Calle Pricnipal, two blocks from the library on the right side of the street, Phone: 730-9376, website:

Instagram: @sugar.and.spice.boquete

Donde Giselle (Boquete)

Restaurant and bar with authentic Panamanian cuisine with a gourmet touch and delicious pizzas. Its facilities have a cozy atmosphere, with a large terrace to listen to folkloric musical presentations.

Address: Boquete, main street next to Boquete Brewing, Cel. 6480-0922.

Instagram: @dondegiselle (507) 6480-0922.


Ngädri, or “roots” in Ngobe, celebrates a cuisine that aims to reconnect with Panamanian culture. The chef, Alexander Rojas, perfectly pairs fresh, local and seasonal products, ingredients with which he is familiar but whose tasty and inventive recipes will surprise the palate of every diner. Refined dishes and exceptional service, a must place to visit for those who see cooking as a trip back to our roots.

Address: Boquete, Calle 2da Sur, Bajo Boquete, Cel. 6751-1311.

Instagram: @kenanskendircitr

Los Brezos (Volcan)

In this Boutique Hotel, there is the Restaurant Bar that bears his name, with a high-end gastronomic service. Each dish carries creativity inspired by the flavors of the Highlands.

Address: Third Street, Brisas del Norte Volcan, Tel. 787-5687.

Instagram: @losbrezoshotel

Bocas del Toro

The delicious gastronomic offer of this province is very varied with Afro-Caribbean influences that mix with the trends brought by people from all over the world. The only sure thing is that it will be an unforgettable experience.

Alberto’s Pizza

This restaurant is part of the Calaluna hotel, and according to many visitors it is the best pizza in all of Bocas del Toro. A place where no one regrets eating pizza when visiting.

Address: Calle 5, Isla Colon, Tel. +507-757-9066.


An ideal place to try contemporary Caribbean barbecue. The restaurant is open with a garden setting it provides the perfect atmosphere. The smoked fish sandwich is one of the most requested dishes.

Address: Avenida F Norte, Isla Colon, Tel. +507-6368-5251.

Instagram: @octo_bocas.

The View

The View Restaurant at the Oasis, is one of the few beachfront restaurants on Isla Colon. This location offers unparalleled views of playa Bluff and the Caribbean Ocean. The elevated and open design of the restaurant next to the manicured lawns and, of course, the beach, offers the perfect place to celebrate large events such as weddings and birthdays. The restaurant seats 60 people and more, as the seats flow out into the garden and onto the beach. A unique experience.

Address: Calle de Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Web:

Instagram: @oasisbluffbeach


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