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Grapes Restaurant & Bar

Calle 8va, Edificio Grapes | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
+507 212-1882
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Calle 8va, Edificio Grapes | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We have found the food in Panamá very average. Grapes was the stand out meal of 8 days for us. From the service, to the live piano player in the room everything was great. My boyfriend had steak and I had to salmon linguine, both...More

Thank Kirsten E
Bowie888, Owner at Grapes Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Kirsten, Thank you for taking the time to post such a nice review. It was great that you enjoyed it. Grapes is actually a room in our house and goes back to 1665 ! I hope you enjoyed your time in Panama and love to...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Grapes is a restaurant in the heart of Casco Viejo. They have a nice selection of meat and fish dishes. I just went there with a group of women, and we really appreciated their willingness to let us share plates. I shared large steak with...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Overrated, overpriced, tasteless. Italian dishes but no parmesan cheese. Mushrooms raviolis without mushrooms. Pesto sauce taste like glue. Owner or manager wouldn't come to our table despite our complaint. I call the type of food pritty plate. Not enough on the plate. It was my...More

Thank skimaster2511
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Attractive Building in the old town of Casco Viejo. Have eaten here before and had an outstanding dinner with excellent service. This time it was not quite the same experience. They ran out of langoustines at 7pm so only one of our group could have...More

Thank KateC1999
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Entrance was good. We unfortunately did not get what we ordered for main plate. I had to eat my plate alone, waiting for my wife to eat hers afterwards once they corrected the error. No apology....this place is overrated for what we have seen

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I couldn't wait to go to Grapes. After all, it was highly rated, people loved it. I liked the ambience,the decor, the food. Although when I ordered Pasta with Langostinos on a Saturday night they didn't have any! I did order it with Salmon and...More

Thank phyzzzy
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Very nice environment, good - not special, pasta dishes with salmon and pathetice - though typically Panamanian service - and the owner was in the restaurant and did nothing about it. Doormen did not help with doors. Waiter was summarily inattentive - never checked with...More

1  Thank richardm777
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Food was very good, and the service as well. The restaurant is located in the Panama Casco Viejo (Old Town) area.

Thank HUGORAM2014
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Located in an old restored house in the Casco Viejo area, surrounded by several other options, it is considered one of the "classy restaurants" in town. Nice ambience, great and professional service, nice cocktails and great food. Steaks and seafood impeccably prepared, but they should...More

1  Thank LAschermann
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Did eat here before. Grapes is located in the Casco Viejo which is undergoing a major and visible restoration . Grest area to hang out !!! Restaurant was -again-recommended for its good food and wine list ( its called "The Grapes") Nice ambiance albeit unspectacular....More

1  Thank WCD2013
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Questions & Answers
26 January 2017|
Response from John M | Property representative |
Thank you for the question, no we regret that we are closed on Sunday's.
2 January 2017|
Response from John M | Property representative |
We have many Jewish customers and in fact over 50 joined us for dinner last Saturday for New Years celebrations. We have Kosher meat dishes and wine but do not have a full kosher kitchen. Warmest best wishes for the New... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 8va, Edificio Grapes | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 212-1882
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The Restaurant is situated in one of the rooms of a fully restored private mansion dating back to 1657 and is one of the very first structures built in the old fortified Spanish city. The original walls and arches are skillfully blended into a cosy dining and bar area. We have now expanded further into the old house and now offer private dining
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