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Panama Jacks

Quay 500 Cape Town Harbour, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 448 1080
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Opens in 19 min
All hours
Seafood, Sushi, Soups
$$ - $$$
Quay 500 Cape Town Harbour, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately there was some incident on the way to the restaurant so we were diverted and when we arrived the restaurant had only a few occupied tables. The wind was ferocious which made the place seem cold but the food was very good but I...More

Thank lynda99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome seafood restaurant on the harbour. Nice rustic feel with friendly and efficient staff and waiters Food as fresh as you can get, from the ocean to the plate.

Thank 158max
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to go there all the time but stoped for over 10 years we know why.!lets start with the waiter knocking over the wine and apologizing as a afterthought .the food is very average and with so many choices in the beautiful city why...More

Thank Ryan54321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great ambiance, rustic setting and a reasonable price. When ever I was in Cape Town I always had at east one night here !

Thank Daved63060
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit at the Panama Jacks. My first visit was 2003, so 14 years ago during my vacation. Since my memories were still strong and very positive, I just had to come back. The guesthouse we stayed at had called for reservation,...More

Thank Tinkerbell111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Panama Jack’s had been recommended to us by a friend who has visited several times. It is an eclectic casual place with flags on the ceiling and a recalcitrant wood burner in the centre of the room. The waitresses are superb and provide excellent recommendations...More

Thank SaraHose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been around for a long time and rightly so. The food was fresh, the staff was attentive and helped us sort out the best amount of food and select dishes for very diverse tastes amongst people at the table. It is a...More

Thank touringsadge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem in the docks of Capetown harbour, with a huge selection of fish and seafood, fantastic oysters, shrimps, langoustines , good wine and great atmosphere, topped by the owner joining us later for drinks and talks

Thank Matthias F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi Leon, I would formally like to apologise for the evening that you came for dinner with your 3 companions. In hindsight, I realised that the night got off to a bad start when your companions ordered a bottle of sparkling wine, I turned to...More

Thank iamsunshineiam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met a wonderful manager at panama jacks he real made our evening. What a great place full of fantastic people. Did seem a little pricey tho. and the chef seem stressed

Thank boo b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay 500 Cape Town Harbour, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 448 1080
  • E-mail
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