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International & Bistro

Exploring Panama

A delightful combination of the historic and the modern.

Beaches & Islands

Atlantic & Pacific Co. At The Panama Canal

The terrace and dining room of the fine Atlantic & Pacific Co. at the Miraflores Panama Canal Visitors Center offer you a view of the Panama Canal Miraflores Locks and ships going through the locks and on their way through the Canal or out to the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

Cerro Brujo Gourmet—Volcán

One of Panama’s top chefs, Patricia Miranda has created an outstanding restaurant pleasing to the modern palette. It features. Panamanian/fusion cuisine made from fresh herbs and vegetables from her own organic garden. Read More »

Cosmic Crab Cafe—Bocas

Perched on stilts over the ocean, this open-air cafe has reasonably priced and exceptionally delicious seafood, exotic frozen drinks and panoramic ocean views. Sunset is an especially beautiful time to come. Their specials are hard to beat: a daily, three-course $7.95 Lunch Special and a wildly popular all-you-can-eat Sunday Brunch Buffet.Read More »

El Ultimo Refugio—Bocas del Toro

Excellent seafood, local music, and ocean views. Don’t let the run-down look at the entrance put you off, food-wise this is one of Boca’s finest restaurants. The menu has popular staples and specials that change every day as owner and chef Katherine take advantage of the latest, fresh local ingredients. Her specialty is seafood. Katherine spends most of her time in the kitchen making sure your dish is perfect. Read More »

Guari Guari—Bocas

A prix-fix menu of delicious surprises. The open-air setting is simple, the cuisine fantastic. A dinner-only establishment—for just $23 get a prix fix menu of six courses: four appetizers, a main dish, and a dessert! Tips: If you have any special requests i.e. gluten-free, vegetarian, etc., you need to make your reservation the day before.
It’s best to reserve in advance.Read More »

La Posta

As the flagship restaurant of HRG, La Posta has been pioneering the fine dining industry in the region since 2005. The undisputed favorite of Panamanians and visitors in search of top-quality food served in a luxurious and inviting atmosphere, this restaurant has lived up to the meaning of its name: the central meeting place for the entire community. Read More »


Prepare yourself for a food adventure, Maito specializes in innovative fusion cuisine based on the culinary traditions of Panama–the bridge of the world. Local ingredients (there’s an onsite herb and vegetable garden) fresh modern decor and a helpful staff add to the mix. Read More »

Manolo Caracol—Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo’s original fine restaurant, enjoy Spanish cuisine with in-season local ingredients in a beautifully restored colonial-style building. The attraction is the creative prix fixe menu of 8-10 courses that change every day. Read More »

Mike’s Global Grill—Boquete

Budget gourmet food- a very popular place. Mike’s doubles as a hang-out & a sports bar with a large TV, couches, WIFI, a free computer for guests, and yummy snacks. Read More »

Sal Si Puedes

Panamanian gourmet cuisine by Cuquita Arias Panama’s most lauded chef called the “Martha Stewart of Panama”. Cuquita has a way of combining fresh local ingredients into some of the most mouthwatering dishes anywhere. And if you’re a dessert lover, you are in for a sweet treat. Read More »

Tantalo Kitchen—Casco Viejo

Mouthwatering Fusion Tapas in a sensational setting. Set in the atrium of the trendy Tantalo Hotel, this popular Tapas-style restaurant. Read More »

The Panamonte—Boquete

Housed in history, this 1920’s Panamonte Inn is Boquete’s original fine place to dine. In fact, dining here is a Panamanian tradition: patrons have included all of Panama’s presidents, movie stars like Sean Connery and President George W. Bush. Read More »

The Rock—Boquete

Fine cuisine and ambience. Read More »

Veggie Moon—Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo has a vegetarian restaurant and a very good one at that. Scrumptious vegetables, salad, and pasta dishes as well as innovative seafood dishes are the attraction. It’s also one of the only places in Casco with gluten-free options. Read More »