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Niko's Cafe

Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average30%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, South American, Central American
Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the Albrook location. Upon entering the line we were not welcomed and stood there waiting for service only to be later told to pass through the line for fries. When we got to the fries area, they told us to order it...More

Thank klw00
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Avoid at all cost. 20+ minutes waiting for a sandwich and was never served. Then ordered rice, ham and vegetables with a drink and was awful. Vegetables were rotten, ham was hard and old. Was charged $8.5 for this. Are you kidding me??

Thank rojicha07
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We always visit Nikos when we are in PA. It's usually our first stop. My husband can immediately get that good Panamanian food he misses so much in America. We have been to all the Nikos and they are basically all the same. It is...More

Thank AV_2006
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been to the sandwich bar, they have a big variety and the sandwiches are very good visually and very tasty, the rest of the food in the combos is also very good. Last time I came to Panama I tasted the lunch buffet and...More

Thank Christian_Sanabria
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The location we visited was on the corner of Calle Geraldo Ortega y Via Espana, which may be a different location than the one listed here, This is a cafeteria style, fast food, large portions, and inexpensive. Food was ok, typical cafeteria food. Café is...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Food cold. Food tasteless. Poor quality. Dirty floors. Shady clientele. Difficult to get to. Don't bother!

Thank kywood1955
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I went to Nikos with one of my suppliers, It is a buffet style restaurant with some really tasty food. They also have a small bakery inside. I was surprised at the pricing. Very economical .. and great tasting food, the sopa de lenteja was...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Cafeteria style, eat in or take out. Clean, unpretentious, good quality, good tasting food, very reasonable prices. I was in Panama City for 5 days and I ate at this chain at several locations. Friendly workers, clean, well-lit, open 24 hrs. Everything I chose was...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

When you are hungry and everything is closed this is your place. You can find all kind of food, sandwichs, burgers, coffees, bakery, etc.

Thank Eskivelito
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I wanted to eat Panamanian food everyday so when I found NIKO's, I went there almost every day! The first day had their rice, salad and stewed pork chops and took it back to the hotel. I was so sorry I did not get two...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
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