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Captain Jack's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, Mexican,
Coastal Highway, Portobelo 0301, Panama
+507 6881-7340
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (9 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mexican, Bar, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Coastal Highway, Portobelo 0301, Panama
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This place is right on the water with beautiful views, great prices and gourmet food like non I've ever had! Capt'n Jack and Jeff are entertaining and have great stories to share...the chef will come to your table to meet and greet you... the food-...More

Thank DarTheodus
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Wow! Thanks so much for the wonderful commentary. This might be the best review we’ve ever received. I woke up exhausted from two long days of work and read this and it made my day. You’re always welcome back when you’re in the neighborhood. Take...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Captain Jacks for the first time. Wonderful food, fabulous place. Very relaxed. Right on the bay. They have plans to expand.

Thank Family_guy_of_mn
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thanks. Come back soon

Reviewed 7 November 2017

After heading out for a beautiful morning snorkel on Portobelo's healthy reefs, there's nothing better than heading to Captain Jack's afterward, famished and ready to pound some food. They have a bacon-blue cheese burger that is as good as you'll find anywhere, and their fries...More

Thank JCBurnett
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for the nice words buddy. Hope to see you back soon! Take it easy.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Captain Jack's is located below an existing hotel right off the coastal road leading into Portobelo. He used to be in town but has moved since last month to this fantastic spot along the shoreline with a cool-Caribbean vibe. The Calamari filet is incredible. Jack's...More

Thank David F
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much! We're thinking of adding bacon to the calamari like filet mignon. Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Although just moved to a new location, they managed to create a nice environment. Great food, great service, great ocean view. Very friendly people. Thanks Jack and wife. 😎👌

Thank papeto17
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for coming hope to see you again!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stayed at the El Bongo Hotel adjacent to the restaurant, the great food, awesome and friendly service made the stay fantastic. As a matter of fact, we continued on to Panama City and stay 2 more nights but would have rather stayed there. Can't...More

Thank Ron R
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for coming Ron. Hope to see you back sometime!

Reviewed 2 July 2017

I came here for dinner and it was nice. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly. There is a great view from up top as well.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for coming and enjoying and for the nice review. Hope to see you back some time! Thanks!

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Between diplomatic assignments, I have lived in Panama since 1975 and ended up retiring here. I have visited Portobello frequently over the years, usually on a weekend day and having lunch at a local restaurant. As my sister and her husband were visiting us from...More

Thank RobtDurham
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This place is a gem! It is clean, the beer is cold, and the staff is super friendly, something you don’t always encounter in Panama. Second, the food is amazing. They specialize in Thai food, so if you are looking for something outside of the...More

Thank Ryan T
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for the enthusiasm and thanks for enjoying. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 April 2017

The food we had there was great! The thai green curry and burger we ordered we're splendid. The people there were really friendly, without long waiting times and okay prices. From the place you have a nice view on certain parts of the town. I...More

Thank Jasper V
Jeff B, Manager at Captain Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hey Jasper, Thanks for coming by our part of the world. So happy to hear you had a good experience. Please come back and say hi next time you're in our neck of the woods. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 23
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coastal Highway, Portobelo 0301, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Portobelo
  • Phone Number: +507 6881-7340
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