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Istmo brewpub

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Eusebio a. Morales Ave Panama, Panama City, Panama
+507 265-5077
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16:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of craft beers. Free samples. Limited food menu and it sometimes takes awhile for food to arrive. Small portions. Also have domestic beers that are less expensive the the craft beers. Indoor and outdoor seating.

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Thank markminier
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good music, mood and service. Try the local beers and itsmo brews, they're pretty good. Good beer selection too.

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Thank Rcphq
Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint little place open to the air and the sounds of the city. It is on a side street so city sounds are minimal. Three beers on tap and the pitcher of darkish brew what we had was quite tasty, though I forgot what it was.

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Thank Patrick F
Grecia, Costa Rica
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142 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stopped for a beer on evening and found that the Itsmo had a decent selection of beer on tap, nothing outstanding. The location is good. Service was decent -

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Thank RedheadinCr
Westminster, Maryland
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Sloppy service, fair food and a few house brews to choose from. It OK, just fair. No air-conditioning and facing a busy, noisy street which adds to my stress level. The waitress I had thought she was doing us a favor buy waiting on us. Find a nice place. There's a Sheraton next door with a nice bar and air.

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Thank bradrobenolt
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I spent my first night in Panama in this bar. I was so disappointed by the food - so so bad and so expensive. We ordered beers that those were okay. Still, I would not go back for food. Service was good, the waitress was super nice - that is why I am leaving two stars.

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Thank MexicanNomad
Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went there with a group of 8 people and ordered some mojoto's. Those cost $7 each. They charged us additional 2 rum Abuejo añejo shots for each mojito at $3.60 each, making a mojito like $15 while we just asked for a normal mojito. Nobody was informed about that cost increase but they insisted we pay and went to... More 

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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was amazing, but not in a positive way. When you order a 7 USD Mojito and you ask to change the Bacardi Rum into the local Abuelo Rum the price will go up to 14 USD a Mojito. For a not really special pup is a ridiculous amount. Get real and put your feet back on earth. As we... More 

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Thank Rene S
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I was at Istmo for beer only and cannot comment on the food. The craft beer was very good and my favorite was the Chiriquí (copper colored, maybe a bock). I also liked very much the atmosphere: a bohemian vibe that reminded me of college years. The service was friendly, but often slow and unpolished. Frankly, a few times the... More 

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Thank gilbertv79
Sunderland, Maryland
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6 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Attentive and congenial hostesses and servers. Service with a smile. Quality local brews and eclectic mix of local, Caribbean and assorted jams. Smoke free. Assorted menu of delectable appetizers to full mixed plates.

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Thank marc7692

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 02:00
Monday
16:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 02:00
Thursday
16:30 - 02:00
Friday
16:30 - 02:00
Saturday
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eusebio a. Morales Ave Panama, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 265-5077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?