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Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant

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No 3 Genea, Portobelo 00000, Panama
+507 448-2009
Today
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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145 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Captain Jack's has a nice mix of cuisine and influences. From Steak to Vietnamese Spring Rolls. I recommend both! The bar is also well stocked (for a small town in Panama). Will return again when in Portobelo.

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Thank Peter L
Katonah, New York
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere are really great and it is a fun place to hang out. The menu has fish and quite a few Thai dishes and they seem to put a lot of effort into making creative, tasty dishes. I got hummus and it was really, really good with diced olives on top and served with toasted tortilla chips... More 

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Thank cew2A
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

It's a small plane on the ruff of the hostel. But it's a good surprise!! The food is good special the Thai dish. I took the curry chicken and it was excellent. The owner is very friendly

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Thank yuval l
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Great food and the bar tender Jeff really tries hard to keep every one happy and with a drink. Menu is a little bit pricey but worth it once you get your food.

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Thank Coren S
Panama City, Panama
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

the menu has a vast variety of food and all is excellent- not even mentioning they have great Asian dishes. deifnitely recommended.

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Thank Laura L
Tiel, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

A cosy place to eat with a varied@fair prices. It was just so good that we went here 2 nights in a row.

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Thank TheTravelAddict2007
Berlin, Vermont
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Good food poor service. On member of our party was not brought any food and was then notified that they did not have what she ordered. No apology offered...

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Thank widowmoses
Jack V, Manager at Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Sir- I am terribly sorry for the lack of service yesterday. I was not there but believe me this is not acceptable for the standard we expect of ourselves. I am happy you made it known to us. If you're still in the area please allow me to treat you to a meal on us and see if we can... More 

Portobelo, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere!...I recommend for the best food in Portobelo. My girls like to order bacon and fries every time and the kitchen is ready for anything...is worth the wait!

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Thank Rey S
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at captain Jack... Great place with good cocktails and delicious meat... Cant miss it during your Portobelo's days !

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Thank DeChimicis
San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

The restaurant is real nice and handsome and the food is good, but quite expensive. The vibe is good here & it's a neat place just to hang out and nurse a beer or two. Way Better deals on food directly down the street, where the locals eat. Out back (and downstairs) of the bar is a table and the... More 

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Thank Tommy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 3 Genea, Portobelo 00000, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Portobelo
  • Phone Number: +507 448-2009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?