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The Dock Restaurant

30 Butner Street | Fort Sherman, Fort Sherman 00000, Panama
+507 433-0471
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“calamari” (3 reviews)
“panama canal” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Caribbean, Bar, International, Pub, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
30 Butner Street | Fort Sherman, Fort Sherman 00000, Panama
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

After spending some time at Fort San Lorenzo, we reached this place to have some lunch. The spot was really good, we had a couple of drinks together with our meal, the food was good and the manager´s service was great. Thanks for an enjoyable...More

Thank Miguel A G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Ate lunch after driving along the Panama Canal. Was the only hamburger meal during the week. Had shrimp and calamari appetizers, Burger was much better, appetizers only marginal. calamari was over cooked and dry. great atmosphere and view of boats and water.

Thank gatornutbob
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

As per the hotel these guys have a captive market as the next nearest bar or restaurant is 1.5 hours away! Typically an American style menu, and often run out of basic items such as wholemeal bread. Was there for 2 weeks waiting to transit...More

Thank Yvonne F
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Got the ferry across from Colon wondering if we really were going the right way to find this wonderful spot at the yacht marina. Delicious lunch of cerviche, plantain fritters and calamari. Great service with a smile. Lovely refreshing fruit lemonade. View of the boats...More

Thank Sam I
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Well, in reality there is a restaurant inside the Agua Clara visitor center (not always open), don’t know for Gatun locks, beside these, the next ones are located in former Ft. Davis or even further away… The location is inside former Ft. Sherman (is necessary...More

Thank Tualie
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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
Mepanama, Public Relations Manager at The Dock Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you ver much for your kind comments, we are happy to hear that you had a good time! Best regards The team at The Dock

Reviewed 2 March 2017

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
Reviewed 20 February 2017 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...More

Thank BernieandJune
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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Seafood, Caribbean, Bar, International, Pub, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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