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Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant

No 3 Genea, Portobelo 323, Panama
+507 448-2009
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
No 3 Genea, Portobelo 323, Panama
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11 - 20 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, especially the half grilled tuna was just great. We loved captain jack too, he helped us get a very nice accommodation, listened to what we needed and wanted and even took time to find out the owners phonenumber for us. It is a...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a very interesting experience here, the food was good with lots of local characters I give it a must see.

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to hangout for lunch, dinner or just a drink. With view over the village and the portobelo bay. And very important.. great food! Nice, english speaking staff and good wifi. Easy to find in portobelo and always in to hand our some information...More

Thank WJAA
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Let me say the positives first: The meal I had here was the best I've had during my travels in Panama, bar none. The place offers terrific atmosphere, too. I would have awarded the place four or even five stars were it not for the...More

Thank discodogman
Jack V, Manager at Captain Jack's Canopy Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

My sincere apologies about this experience. I wasn't there so I can't speculate as to what the confusion was with the credit card transaction. The girl you're referring to is new and I'm not sure how she processed the transaction without knowing it or why...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a great location to eat, drink and to internet! If you walk a little further up the road, that is the trail of the Camino Real that the gold and silver arrived from Central and South America. Cheers, JoAnne & Bill S/V ULTRA

Thank William H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Small and cozy but fabulous food...fresh ingredients and made with love. Tell the chef exactly how you want it cooked Great atmosphere Great View over looking Town. Service excellence and personal and very informative need help just ask Jeff ,Green Thai Curry Chicken and Cheese...More

Thank morenergy
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food , eclectic menu , Awesome margaritas ! Jeff is very knowledgeable about what to do and where to go in the area . Food was so good we went back again !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Whether you've just completed the abbreviated 12 minute walking tour of portobello or the extended 16 minute version you'll undoubtedly follow the signs up the hill to captain jack's. This spot offers a laid back atmosphere with a good view of town and the outlying...More

Thank huthbot
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great food lot of choice , bit pricy but ok ! Fresh. Ingredient ! Tasty ! Would defenetly recommend to have à diner here !

Thank sabi324
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This restaurant is slightly above the centre of the town. You then also go up a set of outside steps to access the restaurant,, so I imagine it has a sea view, but we went for dinner, so there was little view to see. The...More

Thank HappyGoblin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 3 Genea, Portobelo 323, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Portobelo
  • Phone Number: +507 448-2009
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