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The Dock Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, American, Bar, International, Pub, South American, Central American
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30 Butner Street | Fort Sherman, Fort Sherman 00000, Panama
+507 433-0471
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it's the only restaurant the standards were very high and the food was always cooked fresh. Happily ate there most nights.

Thank NigelStn
New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just ate the 3rd meal at the restaurant in 2 days. Same menu for lunch and dinner. All food items ordered, chicken soup, ribs and baked chicken were very good. Only down side here is the long wait and forgetful staff.

Thank Tom W
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178 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only game in the area. The food is good and the service needs improvement, but overall it is not bad. We enjoyed the meals although depending on the item the prices can be a bit above normal. We ate here two nights as we were on a boat and one of the nights our waitress did not... More 

Thank BernieandJune
Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have eaten here several times and have enjoyed our meals. The Staff is lovely! The atmosphere is wonderful since the restaurant overlooks the marina and also just a short walk into the jungle. Enjoy! Cheers, JoAnne & Bill S/V ULTRA

Thank William H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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259 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Inside or outside seating facing the marina with an adequate menu of seafood & other hot and cold foods with a bar.

Thank devnprt1
Chicago, Illinois
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We just finished visited San Lorenzo and this was the only restaurant around. It was busy so we figured this must be a great place to have lunch. What a disaster. The entire restaurant crew was huddled around the kitchen and no one paid any attention to us when we entered. We were finally seated and our order taken. Having... More 

Thank vranas53
Management response:

Hi, I´m sorry that you didn´t receive the service that you expected. I spoke to your tour guide, because he call me 1 hour before to make a reservation of your group of 23 people, I explain to him that we have our restaurant full and the food will take some time because you will order from the regular menu... More 

David, Panama
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I request a bbq pork ribs and i got only the bone of the ribs without any meat just covered in bbq sauce, then i ask if all the ribs where the same and they said that yes all of them where the same, then i request a 1/2 chicken because it says that was tender, juicy and so on... More 

Thank Juan L
Cangas de Onis, Spain
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Average food, nice atmosphere. Staff are friendly though slow moving. Hamburgers are good. Varied menu. Pricey, hamburgers are $10.

Thank svFreedom
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Going there will be easier with the new Atlantic bridge of the Panama Canal, but it is worth the effort. The Dock restaurant belongs to the Marina hotel, outside of Colon. We have been visiting the new Panama Canal locks of Agua Clara and the place is not far away. It is a former military area (Fort Sherman) and all... More 

Thank Juergen S
New York
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Was here with my family just last week, was greated by Mauricio who is also the bartender, wonderful person, great food, drinks and conversation. We all had the Panamanian Garlic Special with Sea Bass (Yumi) :) and I think the drink was the Ginger lemonade which was also very good.

Thank chichi058

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Seafood, American, Bar, International, Pub, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Butner Street | Fort Sherman, Fort Sherman 00000, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Fort Sherman
  • Phone Number: +507 433-0471
The Dock offers a casual atmosphere with great food. From tender steak to a BLT Sandwich, from salads to pasta. We have a daily lunch special and Happy Hour from 5pm to 7pm every day but Sundays.We are open daily from 8:00am to 9:00 pm.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?