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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
+507 228-9495
11:30 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a hunt for some authentic Caribbean food and it had good reviews. The place is colourful and loud, with dance shows and a host with a microphone going from table to table - not a quiet meal,you've got to be happy to go with the flow and even participate.I ordered the traditional chicken soup then shredded... More 

Thank 223Rose
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my last night in town, my hotel was next door, and I really wanted Panamanian food. I figured it couldn't be that bad. It was. Everything was so, so sweet. Way sweeter than anything else I had on the trip. I did the corn fritter things with smoked meat. The meat was tough but, admittedly, meat isn't always... More 

Thank Becky R
San Carlos, California
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us by another person at the hotel who loved it. The food was too salty, their rice had the smell and taste of a burned rice. The porc or chicken were not to die for. Won't go back.

Thank Roche68
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After walking around the historic part of old Panama. Stopped at Diablicos for lunch. Restaurant is very nice and clean. The decor is is very loud and wild. We loved it! The food was good also. We had empanadas from an appetizer and chicken and rice with glazed plantains and potato salad. The food was good and also a large... More 

1 Thank Kawshin
Carmel, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The night we went in they had a large group coming at 8 pm. We went in at 6:30 pm and the waiter told us about the show and asked us to stay if we wanted. The food was really good, large portions and even though a bit more expensive, the quality of the food, the excellent service and the... More 

Thank Hesham D
San Fernando, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good. Large portions. My companion had the Corvina. It was a bit DONE. $29.99!! On our way to Los Diablicos we past this other place that advertised the Corvina for $10.50. We did not go in because there were no seats available. The service at Diablicos was not that great. I had to call the waiter a couple... More 

Thank Gabriellinni12014
Brooklyn, New York
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a unique restaurant with exciting entertainment go here! They have a spectacular floor show. We were there on a Saturday night. They a few guys dancing with wild diabolocal masks on with swords, and beautiful women in costume. The masks were really amazing. They band they had with conga drums, accordian, and many instruments were great. Everyone... More 

Thank mathteacher1225
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are touring the old city, you MUST go here for some local food. The ceviche was to die for. The staff is great as well and the local decor makes the whole experience.

Thank jillyspice
Ellicott City, Maryland
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of Casco Viejo, around the corner from our Hotel. Delicious Panamanian food, I had the shredded beef - wonderful. Good service - reasonable prices

Thank JoanneLocke
Edmonton, Canada
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's in the old town next to police station. Inside is covered with developing l masks and costumes, used in Mardi Gras parades, very colourful. I ordered mondongo, yes I did know what it was, tripe. There was so much I could not finish it. The family I was with also had doggy bags to take home. Some nights they... More 

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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
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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