Restaurants

Caribbean in Isla Grande

El Nido del Postre

Located next to Hotel Isla Grande, this tiny thatched restaurant serves some of the best food on the island, though portions are a little too modest. Try the local shrimp sauteed in garlic and served with coconut ri…
Seafood in Colón

Arrecifes

Local business owners lunch at this nondescript port building cooking up great Caribbean seafood in the gated port area. Expect no frills and no water views, just generous portions of Criollo-style seafood, stewed i…
Seafood in Isla Grande

Sister Moon Restaurant

Sister Moon hotel's bar-restaurant is built right over the water. The menu features the island’s famous coconut-infused seafood alongside high-end cocktails.
Panamanian in Portobelo

El Palenque

Located at the Casa Congo, the best feature of this restaurant is its location. There's ample open-air seating right on the beautiful bay of Portobelo. Whole fried fish, patacones (fried plantain) and coconut rice a…
Seafood in Isla Grande

Hotel Congo Restaurante

Set at the end of a pier, this shady, open-air restaurant and bar serves some great fare. Spanish-run, a welcome Mediterranean influence employs olive oil and caramelized onions in fragrant seafood dishes. Meanwhile…