We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurante Barko

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Seafood, International, South American, Central American
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Isla Perico, Amador Causeway, Panama City 55-0555 paitilla, Panama
+507 314-0000
Sun 12:00 - 12:00
Tue 12:00 - 12:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 53: English reviews
Panama City, Panama
Level Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Better before unless it have changed a lot. Luck is important with the food here. Ceviches were good. Usually to share was the best option.

Thank Ana L
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Lousy food. Better not eat here. The lettuce was brown and old, a ceviche tasted like it started fermenting, and the fisk was ffries with far too much egg. We complained and they mentioned the chef arrived drunk at the kitchen today. They apologized, but damage done.

Thank Martin B
Torres Novas, Portugal
Level Contributor
122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Not many places open during the day on the Causeway, but this one is and has a decent view, even with all the hoardings due to works. Food good, my partner raved about his rib eye. Service good.

Thank linedanceangel
North Dakota
Level Contributor
59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We ate dinner here, the fish was tasty but the beef was tough and tasteless. The service was not that good. It was over priced for the amount of food you received.

Thank bs4u2c
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Food was good. Nice place to eat and have a drink while watching the activity on the causeway. Service was slow, but food was good.

Thank bluezman4
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
232 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

My husband and I had the Garlic Shrimp with Caesar salad and we both thought it was very good. The place was empty, like others have said, but I'm not sure why. The location is good, though construction is marring the city view, the décor is pleasant and the service prompt. I had an excellent drink - the lycheetini, a... More 

Thank yogiglo
Level Contributor
42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

We heard some good comments about this place. When we got there, we were put off by how empty it was and the very bare and basic decoration. We decided to give it a try and don't regret it. The ceviche is amazing. The service was first class.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Level Contributor
26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Food was good, but not special. Ceviche was very good, however. No real atmosphere or view. Service was ok. Yes, the two girls were riding bicycles in the dining area. It wasn't a problem since the place was practically empty. I would return to other restaurants before going back to this one.

Thank 929virginiac
Peachtree City, Georgia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

This restaurant is not to be missed. There were six in our party, everyone ordered a different entree and it was all well-prepared and delicious. I was disappointed that an appetizer I wanted to try was not available.

Thank Judy O
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We stayed on the Amadour Causeway the week between Christmas and New Year and had dinner at Barko three times. It was so delicious (you HAVE to try the ceviche - all of them!), and the service was very good. There is a language barrier if you don't speak Spanish, but the staff tried very hard (as did we) to... More 

Thank Stephanie214

Travellers who viewed Restaurante Barko also viewed

Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province
Panama City, Panama Province

Been to Restaurante Barko? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 30
Seafood, International, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Perico, Amador Causeway, Panama City 55-0555 paitilla, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 314-0000
Restaurante barKo, Amador. Enjoy our International Menu with a Panamanian Style in a modern and comfortable ambiance in front of the sea. Youll find a variety of Appetizers to share, Fresh Fish and Shellfish, Seafood and Meats which come served with pleasent and detailed Service, who comfortably help you select among our Coctails and Wines. We specialize in Corporate Events, Meetings & Family Celebrations with a vast array of Personalized Menues. We are Open Every Day>>> Welcome and Buen Provecho….

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Restaurante Barko staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?