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Restaurante Barko

$$ - $$$
Seafood, International, South American, Central American
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Isla Perico, Amador Causeway, Panama City 55-0555 paitilla, Panama
+507 314-0000
Sun 12:00 - 12:00
Tue 12:00 - 12:00
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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

We dined here 3 times during our 7 day stay. The staff was accommodating, the atmosphere relaxing, and the food was very good.

Thank Jean Y
Alton, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

The location is great with a nice view of the Panama city skyline. The food was good and the prices were good, about $30.00 per person. The service was good. The only negative was that a short distance down the street is a restaurant named Bucanero's that is much better. Check out my rating of it.

Thank Tim J N
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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151 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

This is a superb location at the begginning of Isla Perico. Expansive and somewhat romantic in a location that would normally offer a good view. Currently there is construction so the views are being purposely limited. The food was surprisingly good and the service was adequate The issue? They allowed 2 young girls to ride their bicycles inside the restaurant... More 

Thank Ron P
Phenix City, Alabama
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

The food and location for this restaurant is amazing!! I ate there last Monday and I can say that it was amazing food. The location is perfect as it over looks Panama City and a Marina!! I had the 3 Pepper Tuna and it was great!! The only draw back is the service is a little slow but this restaurant... More 

Thank Stephen P
Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

I went there to have lunch on a Sunday. The food was not up to the price and the service was slow. I would recommend other places, this one is too pricey for the quality you can get.

Thank Becky25canada
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193 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Almost two years from my last visit, I can tell you that the food still good. Shrimps with coconut, Corvina's ceviche and peppered salmon are great. Service is friendly but very slow. They need to be awake!! The trip to the island have traffic but it's worth.

Thank Ptorresmx
Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

we went in a group of 12 on a weeknight and they couldn't handle us well. The seafood was pretty good, especially the corvine, and the ambiance was nice. A little steamy, but that's Panama. mixed seafood appetizer was a hit with the group

Thank Rod C
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

Barko was a great find on the quiet island of Perico located on the Amador Causeway in Panama City. With a nice view of Panama Bay and a strong breeze on a hot day it was an enjoyable experience. The wait staff was very attentive and there were plenty of options to satisfy your palette. I would recommend the garlic... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

In late April we went to Panama and our first lunch was at Barko. We had a good lunch with a cool breeze and a wonderful view of the boats coming and going.

Thank Mara M
Munich, Germany
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

The setting of the restaurant is quite nice, but that is basically it! We ordered two salads - served in a bread bowl. First of all, the bread bowl was missing! One of the salads was supposed to have a low fat / light sesame dressing - there was no real dressing on it, they just poured a huge amout... More 

Thank veronav8
RestaurantebarKo, Propietario at Restaurante Barko, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that... but please read the menú description first before taking your time to try and destroy a restaurants reputation. You had a choice of main for the salad... shrimop, fish, chiken, salmon or tuna.. we ran out of fresh tuna during Holy Friday and fish market closed. Our cesar salad dressing is MADE with anchovies, it doesnt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Seafood, International, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Perico, Amador Causeway, Panama City 55-0555 paitilla, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 314-0000
Restaurante barKo, Amador. Enjoy our International Menu with a Panamanian Style in a modern and comfortable ambiance in front of the sea. Youll find a variety of Appetizers to share, Fresh Fish and Shellfish, Seafood and Meats which come served with pleasent and detailed Service, who comfortably help you select among our Coctails and Wines. We specialize in Corporate Events, Meetings & Family Celebrations with a vast array of Personalized Menues. We are Open Every Day>>> Welcome and Buen Provecho….

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?