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Niko's Cafe

Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (7 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (3 reviews)
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Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
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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 7 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 10 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

1  Thank chinamom62
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is cheap and tasty Panamanian food. It's at a good location near via Espana. Recommend for a quick bite to eat. I had the Carne Asada which can be tough in many places but this one was a delicate and tender. The flavors were...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016

After traveling to panama for years, i am almost used to the poor customer service you receive almost everywhere, But i learned to live with it. But this place is something else. Never visited before so i wanted information about the dishes, The cook was...More

Thank TIco007
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Visited As part of our Panama city and canal tour with Nexus. Was a different dining experience enhanced with my lack of Spanish. Despite that picked a lovely meal and they didn't scrimp on the portion. The food I chose was well cooked and tasted...More

Thank AndyCorns
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Good typical and American breakfast with fresh juice for $7 or less. breakfast keeps you full until dinner time

Thank 1110Carla
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Restaurant Details

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