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Tio Navaja

$$ - $$$International, , Latin
Ave. Central, Between 2nd and 3rd st East | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
+507 395-1749
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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International, Central American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ave. Central, Between 2nd and 3rd st East | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

planned my sisters bachelorette dinner here and Gino was amazing at helping me coordinate a prefixed dinner! He was very responsive and the food and combinations were amazing. Highly recommend hosting your event here!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stephylumpkin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I discovred this little restaurant in the heart of Casco Viejo with a bar upstairs when walking after a meal. They offered a few vegan options, and several pananamian dishes with a very nice twist. The environment is really nice, the service is really good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mmagallon26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Tio Navaja today. It was so good! My friend ordered a few things to share. We had the fish tacos, pulp, and some sort of salad with falafel and hummus. It was all super tasty. I thought the flavours of everything worked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AleshaB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great tasting cheeseburger - perfectly cooked. It comes with a fried cheese which I took it out of the burger and ate it separately. I highly recommend it. My wife had the beef soup which she said was amazing. I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank julioinmiami1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, well-flavored food and interesting twist of Panama classics. We tried about every appetizer except octopus which was not available. Many dishes were with smoked Nance wood which was very pleasant. Plate presentation was very nice and the textures were well rounded. Will surely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scott C
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

As vegetarian is quite difficult to find good food in Panama and this place is amazing, the buddha bowl was my favorite. And they also make a ginger tea is amazing . Higly recommended it. Si eres vegetariano y estás cerca de este sitio, este...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 28,850
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Our group ate here one night last week. It was recommended by our hotel, and since it was a 3-minute walk, we decided to give it a go! We were not disappointed! I shared a caprese salad and an order of their cabbage and sausage...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WednesdayNightGirl
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is a gem in the Casca Antigua district of Panama City. It is a small space with industrial decor and limited menu of good hearty food. I had the special burger and it was very good- not overly large but thick, sesame topped bun,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KiminGranCouva
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The food menu is diverse enough that I have tried to explore several options and have been pleasantly surprised each time. The drink menu is amazing. I rarely order the house cocktails in other places , but at Tio Navaja, I just go off the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This place is really cool with great food. The atmosphere is really chill and kind of swanky. The food is great and service is prompt. Most of the people working there are bilingual. There music playlist is good as well. Get the coconut rice pudding...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Travis K
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Rogelio N
12 March 2018|
Response from 32aviramm | Reviewed this property |
Not impressed- barely OK I am starting the review before I tried anything. I received a brunch menu. I was surprised that people in table next to me were having dishes not on the menu given to me. I ordered the octopus... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. Central, Between 2nd and 3rd st East | Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 395-1749
We have a full menu that serves Panamanian food with local ingredients. Serving coffee from Boquete estates. Most of our menu is made from scratch. We have a Bar upstairs thats stays open til late
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