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Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant

No 3 Genea, Portobelo 323, Panama
+507 448-2009
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
No 3 Genea, Portobelo 323, Panama
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

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 Canopy Bar and Restaurant, 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!

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Between diplomatic assignments, I have lived in Panama since 1975 and ended up retiring here. I have visited Portobello frequently over the years, usually on a weekend day and having lunch at a local restaurant. As my sister and her husband were visiting us from...More

Thank RobtDurham
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This place is a gem! It is clean, the beer is cold, and the staff is super friendly, something you don’t always encounter in Panama. Second, the food is amazing. They specialize in Thai food, so if you are looking for something outside of the...More

Thank Ryan T
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for the enthusiasm and thanks for enjoying. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

The food we had there was great! The thai green curry and burger we ordered we're splendid. The people there were really friendly, without long waiting times and okay prices. From the place you have a nice view on certain parts of the town. I...More

Thank Jasper V
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hey Jasper, Thanks for coming by our part of the world. So happy to hear you had a good experience. Please come back and say hi next time you're in our neck of the woods. Cheers!

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Really superb food, langostines, fillet steak and catch of the day all perfect. Will def be back. Oh and we saw Simone else with the 'breakfast bloody Mary' which looked amazing.

Thank PadraigHogan
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

It's really nice to hear you enjoyed oírle food. Thanks for coming and for spreading the word. Look forward to seeing you when you come back!

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I heard about Captain Jacks from friends. Said their burgers were great and that they had other great menu items. Who would have thought that their specialty would include Curry dishes. I had the pineapple curry chicken and it was terrific. My son had their...More

Thank CoffeeGuyz
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thanks for the nice words. Glad you and your son had an enjoyable experience. Come back some time. Jeff

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in the middle of no where. Highly recommend it. Thai food. Great atmosphere. Wish I had known about their caesars. Little tight on parking. Doesn't look like much until you go up the steps.

Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I wrote a review about Captain Jack's the last time I was in Portobelo, but this place is so good I feel like I have to write a new one. The food, atmosphere and service remain excellent. I did something stupid and while having a...More

Thank al m
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Let's face it - sometimes when you're traveling, you just want a break. You want something familiar. Well, Captain Jack's is that sort of place. Very nice bar/restaurant that is a taste of North America in Panama...or a taste of a thoroughly expatriate Panamanian experience....More

Thank aussiebloke45
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly service with good food and drinks. Wonderful view of the Carribean. Relaxed vibe. Seafood , salads, and other variety of food.

Thank Sue K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 3 Genea, Portobelo 323, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Portobelo
  • Phone Number: +507 448-2009
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