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Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“ropa vieja” (28 reviews)
“plantains” (30 reviews)
“ceviche” (46 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by the cab coordinator at the Westin Playa Bonita. We ironically went to church right before going to the "devils restaurant". Oh well. We both had cerviche which was excellent. My wife had the pork which was prepared different than expected...More

Thank Frederick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on Diablicos on the recommendation of our concierge, as we wanted to experience traditional Panamanian cuisine. The decor upon entering seemed pretty touristy, which was somewhat expected. The service was actually below average...it was almost as if we were an inconvenience to the...More

Thank GricoMA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fact that Diablicos is a tourist trap isn't what makes it so bad; it's the terrible service. When they're not actively ignoring you, they're short and disinterested making the entire experience unpleasant. Then they have the audacity to push for a 20% tip (they...More

Thank Madde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food:soso, waiter asked us twice to tip him 20% quite aggressively, main course arrived before we finished starters and almost cold cause the need tables to turn. Worst food experience during our stay.

Thank Small97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was very nice, the food was exquisite good prices for authentic Panamanian a most go if you are visiting Panama,

Thank Noris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice restaurant to see a panama dance show. Food is good and nice service. Right in the old town. Nothing bad about this place

Thank Giuliotoscani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the Old City of Panama, there is this restaurant with a large statue of a Panamanian devil outside. Inside on the walls, are a variety of diabolic masks. There are shows several nights a week that have dances of the Diabolics (Devils) in...More

Thank LBW52
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The restaurant is decorated beautifully with colorful masks, according to local custom. Service was perfect. We ordered two dishes recommended in previous tripadvisor reviews: traditional chicken with rice and suckling pig. Delicious!!! The best part of both dishes were the side dishes that accompanied the...More

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We went to have a meal there but we're not over impressed with the menu or the prices which we found to be on the high side. Meal was not bad but for the price nothing exceptional. We have been to much better restaurants with...More

Thank MalagaBill77
Reviewed 14 June 2017

When you down in the old town this is a great place to stop in and have an authentic Panama lunch. I had the traditional roast suckling pig and it was delicious. The local beer was cold and the service was great. Plus with all...More

Thank mjbinkc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Central Al Lado de la Policia Turistica Al Frente Del Ministerios de Gracia y Justicia | Av Central 7, Panama City 00000, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 0050769496915
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The Old Town of the City of Panama is not just history, it is a place to taste different types of foods and drinks, plus enjoy music and shows varied that every day offers something different in each place both day and in the hours night. Walking along the ancient streets of stone on Central Avenue will find the typical Panamanian food at Restaurant Diablicos, with a huge picture of popular character who becomes the host, offers Panamanian folkloric shows live presentation vary, they can enjoy with delicious food.
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