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Captain Jack's

Coastal Highway, Portobelo 323, Panama
+507 6881-7340
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (9 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mexican, Bar, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Coastal Highway, Portobelo 323, Panama
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was staying at the onsite Hotelito. Spent one night here. Food was delicious, and the decor was amazing. Oh and they take credit cards! Highly recommend..

Thank cbl131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owned by old captain named Jack. Very pleased guy from USA. Burger was delicious. Very good view from terrace.

Thank Constantine K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant and bar has not only delicious fresh food and a stunning view, but an awesome crew as well! Thanks Captain Jack and Jeff for the warm welcome. I will definitely visit again!!!

Thank Sicco S
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks sicco! See you again soon !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is right on the water with beautiful views, great prices and gourmet food like non I've ever had! Capt'n Jack and Jeff are entertaining and have great stories to share...the chef will come to your table to meet and greet you... the food-...More

Thank DarTheodus
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks so much for the wonderful commentary. This might be the best review we’ve ever received. I woke up exhausted from two long days of work and read this and it made my day. You’re always welcome back when you’re in the neighborhood. Take...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Captain Jacks for the first time. Wonderful food, fabulous place. Very relaxed. Right on the bay. They have plans to expand.

Thank Family_guy_of_mn
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks. Come back soon

Reviewed 7 November 2017

After heading out for a beautiful morning snorkel on Portobelo's healthy reefs, there's nothing better than heading to Captain Jack's afterward, famished and ready to pound some food. They have a bacon-blue cheese burger that is as good as you'll find anywhere, and their fries...More

Thank JCBurnett
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for the nice words buddy. Hope to see you back soon! Take it easy.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Captain Jack's is located below an existing hotel right off the coastal road leading into Portobelo. He used to be in town but has moved since last month to this fantastic spot along the shoreline with a cool-Caribbean vibe. The Calamari filet is incredible. Jack's...More

Thank David F
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much! We're thinking of adding bacon to the calamari like filet mignon. Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Although just moved to a new location, they managed to create a nice environment. Great food, great service, great ocean view. Very friendly people. Thanks Jack and wife. 😎👌

Thank papeto17
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for coming hope to see you again!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stayed at the El Bongo Hotel adjacent to the restaurant, the great food, awesome and friendly service made the stay fantastic. As a matter of fact, we continued on to Panama City and stay 2 more nights but would have rather stayed there. Can't...More

Thank Ron R
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for coming Ron. Hope to see you back sometime!

Reviewed 2 July 2017

I came here for dinner and it was nice. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly. There is a great view from up top as well.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for coming and enjoying and for the nice review. Hope to see you back some time! Thanks!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coastal Highway, Portobelo 323, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Portobelo
  • Phone Number: +507 6881-7340
  • E-mail
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