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Diablicos

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Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Caribbean
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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
+507 228-9495
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for an early dinner after it was recommended by a friend in Vancouver. Fun decor, great server and corvina ceviche with plantain cups to die for! My husband loved the roast suckling pig with tamales done two ways which was off the hook delicious! Will definitely go back before we leave for round two!

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Thank bingaling1000
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here! the "Ceviche Diablico" (pineapple ceviche) was amazing! good restaurant at a mid rage price! nice decorations!

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Thank maurorugby21
Bamako, Mali
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great decor... Over priced average food. Avoid the ravioli in banana sauce, it is perhaps the most revolting thing I have ever eaten/ not eaten. Its hot and cramped but other than that worth a ceviche.

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Thank AmandaRoams
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1,068 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don't pretend to know what authentic Panamanian food is, but our hotel recommended this place to us, and we really enjoyed our selections. 3 of us ordered the stuffed chicken with plantains, beans & rice. 1 person ordered the beef dish. Everything was tasty. Servings were generous / we had the leftovers for lunch the next day. Service was... More 

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Thank rollngstone
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told this was a good place for traditional Panamanian food and it did not disappoint. I ordered Pollo Diablicos and it was delicious chicken stuffed with mashed plantain. Get the sauce on the side if you don't like it spicy. My husband had the pork dish which was also tasty. Lots of local flavor to this place.

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Thank Q5581TBdeb
Guadalajara, Mexico
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family. Shared fried plantains with seafood, chicken broth with ñame and rice with vegetables and chicken. An excellent option, good value for money. Drink Panama beer.

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Thank Horacio N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went to this restaurant for dinner in Panama City. The atmosphere was nice and there was accessible wifi which was a bonus. My meal which came slightly different than what I ordered and the waiter very reluctantly (showed a very noticeable upset face) took it back and brought me the correct meal. It did, however, take... More 

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Ocean City, Md
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400 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great authentic experience with excellent service. Although we only had a couple appetizers, the pork rind and Yucca was interesting and the calamari was delicious. I'll post a couple photos..... I would definitely return!

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Thank David S
North Ferriby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Generally poor and scruffy place. The food was poor and overpriced. Also watch the bill as they put a tick on the 20% service charge obviously without asking

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Thank robbo2701
Indian Wells, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant had a fun ambience however the food was mediocre and over priced. The appetizer with different types of Panamanian cuisine was very good as was the tamale pot however the entrees were mediocre. It was also somewhat pricey for the what you get.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Caribbean
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
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: +507 228-9495
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?