American Trade Hotel & Restaurant

Restaurant from the American Trade Hotel in Plaza Herrera, great space to enjoy with the whole family. Also has Café Unido, featuring some of Panama´s most famous coffees, such as Geisha.

Donde José

Farm to table. Donde José is a gourmet concept by chef José Carlos, limited seating and chef´s table. Open only four nights a week.

Lo Que Hay

Ying and Yang. This is the fonda version, from chef José Carles. Located in Santa Ana, it is simply fantastic. Between Plaza Santa Ana and B Avenue.

The Strangers Club

Avenida Central and Calle 11. The owners are a group of bar tenders from the iconic Employees Only in New York. Excellent ambiance, food and drinks! located next to La Concordia Hotel, just past the traffic light. Yes, Casco only has one traffic light.

Pedro Mandinga

Avenida A and Calle 9na, in front of Villa Agustina. Cuban ambiance, it´s own rum brand. Great spot to start the night, excellent bar food.

Casa Bruja Gastropub

B Avenue and calle 11, at Las Clementinas. This is one of Panama´s best known IPA beer brands, now has a gastropub.

´t Bier Klooster

Belgium beers at Calle 8tava and Plaza Herrera.


Gourmet restaurant by Chef Andrés Madrigal. Located at the corner of Calle 5ta and Avenida A.


One of the best places to taste our famous Geisha coffees. Located at American Trade Hotel.

The Fish Market (Truck)

Fish tacos and awesome drinks, located at Plaza Herrera by the old Music Conservatory, near Calle 10ma.


Nine , by chef Andrés Morataya. Located at El Colegio, has one of the most romantic ambiances in Casco, with a beautiful interior garden. Panamanian inspired food! great gin & tonics!
  • Teléfono: 209-8145


Healthy food, wraps, smoothies, curry. Great garden ambiance. Located in Avenida A between 4th and 5th

Bistro Café Lessep´s

Calle 4ta and Avenida A, French bistro with all the classics!

Caffe Per Due

Better known as Manuela´s pizza place, it is one of our favorite pizza parlors in Casco. She is from Mantova, one of the cities where I´ve had my best meals in Italy! Located on A Avenue and 1st street.
  • Teléfono: 6512-9311/ 6496-4878
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Restaurante Calicanto:

Freshly baked bread and nice pasta! Located at Casa Neuman, 8th street.

Mi Barrio

Brick oven pizza with a Panamanian twist. Central Avenue and 8th Street, Casa Neuman.
  • Teléfono: 393-4444 /399-3521

Dodó Café

Las Bovedas , Calle 1era. Wonderful place for all vegans and vegetarians! healthy food in a super cute ambiance.

Super Gourmet

Our neighborhood hangout! Good sandwiches , salads and soups. Panamanian goodies! Located at: Avenida A and Calle 6ta.
  • Teléfono: 212-3487


One of Panama´s best ice creams. Avenida Central and Calle 4ta.
  • Teléfono: 228-0737

Bajareque Café

Award winning coffee brought from Chiriqui´s mountains. The owners are several generations in the field, if you go to Boquete, go check out Finca Lerida. Location: Calle 1era, in front of the old Club Union
  • Teléfono: 6614-8057

Casa Sucre Coffee Shop

Wonderful desserts and tes. Another neighborhood hangout! located diagonal to Hotel Tantalo


Artisanal ice creams made on site! 4th Street and A Avenue.

Forever Yogurt

Choose your toppings, and go crazy! On your way to Las Bovedas, fantastic place to stop with your kids.

VIP Jugos

At Avenida A,and 5th Street. Juices by Doña Mary are the best, and smoothies tend to be $1.


Wonderful stick ice creams at Calle 8va and Avenida B. Next to Tántalo.

Ay Mi Negra

Ice cream and crepes on Ave A and Calle 8va, a few steps away from Tántalo.

Seafood Specialty


Sushi restaurant behind Tántalo. Excellent to get your night started or lunch.

Finca del Mar

Seafood and fish in an open terrace by the water. On your way to Las Bóvedas by Calle 2nda.
  • Teléfono: 6744-6223


Peruvian food, great lunch place! Next to Aki, behind the Cathedral.

Nacion Sushi

Located at Casa Casco, Plaza Herrera.


Restaurant with international food, on top of Teatro Amador.


Argentinian food with cozy ambiance. Outdoor seating by the Arco Chato monument.
  • Teléfono: 228-3341

Café René

Tapas restaurant by the Cathedral.
  • Teléfono: 262-3487

Las Bóvedas Restaurante

You might want to check it out for the views of the historic vaults. Located at Las Bóvedas.
  • Teléfono: 228-8058

Casco Mar

Spanish Tapas, behind Altar de Oro church.
  • Teléfono: 228-3313

Nomada Eatery

Located at Luna´s Castle, excellent burgers and informal ambiance.


Panamanian food, specially from the Pacific side. Showcases Panama´s folklore. Located at Avenida Central, between calle 2nda and 3era.
  • Teléfono: 228-9495


Plaza front restaurant, located at one of our prettiest plazas, Plaza Bolivar.
  • Teléfono: 212-0040


Love the croissants and the shakshouka eggs! but it has a bit of everything. Located at Avenida A and Calle 7ma.
  • Teléfono: 387-6163

Capital Bistro

Wonderful roof terrace with city views.

Santa Rita

It is Casa Panama´s restaurant. Located in front of Parque V Centenario. Spanish food.

Known for their meats


Bar and Restaurant, international Food. Located at Calle 8va,

Hotel Central

Hotel Central´s restaurant has a specialty in Argentinian meats.
  • Teléfono: 309-0300

Restaurante La Concordia

Ubicado en el Hotel La Concordia, frente al semáforo de Avenida Central y Calle 11. Comida internacional, postres deliciosos!

Mezclado con Vida Nocturna

La Rana Dorada

Fábrica artesanal de cerveza del Casco Antiguo. Disfruta y experimenta con todos los sabores y texturas. Ubicada a la entrada de San Felipe, por el Parque V Centenario.

Danilo`s Jazz Club

Si lo tuyo es el jazz, no puedes dejar de venir. Y si recién estás comenzando a explorarlo, también. Tremendo ambiente, el sistema de sonido está balanceado profesionalmente. Lo recaudado beneficia a la Fundación Danilo Perez, así que es jazz por una buena causa.

Platea & Scena

Scena es un restaurante formal ubicado encima de Platea, uno de los bares de jazz más conocidos de la ciudad de Panamá. Ellos también tienen música en vivo, desde salsa a rock n roll. Ubicados en Calle 1era, frente al antiguo Club Union.
  • Teléfono: 228-4011

Relic (Luna’s Castle)

Bar “underground” (literalmente), dentro de una bóveda histórica en la muralla de la ciudad. Ubicado en Calle 9na, dentro del hostal Luna`s Castle. No te lo puedes perder.
  • Teléfono: 262-1540


En Avenida Central y Calle 4ta, a un costado del Hotel Central. Comida criolla y bebidas, a pocos pasos de la Plaza Catedral.

Casa Casco Roof Terrace and Restaurants

Ubicado en Plaza Herrera, cena o vistas panorámicas en el barcito de la terraza en techo.
  • Teléfono: 388-8183
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