Afro Panamanian Food Tour in Panama City

Panama City· from 2 - 10 People No Reviews
from USD$85 Per Person
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  • 6 hours
  • 24 Hour Support
  • Verified Operator
  • Transportation Included

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Afro-Panamanian cuisine is one of the most notorious expressions of rebellion and resilience you will find in Panama. When you take this food tour, not only do you taste amazing food, but you visit iconic places in Panama City where Afro-Panamanians have developed an unsophisticated economic system to make a living by fishing, cooking and selling food. This culinary tour starts in El Mercado de Marisco of La Cinta Costera. After, you’ll go up to the skirts of El Cerro Ancon to witness a hidden piece of art called Mi Pueblito Afroantillano. Finally the tour ends with a visit to one of the most famous Afro-Panamanian enclaves in the city, “Rio Abajo”, which was originally built for Panama Canal workers coming mainly from Jamaica and Barbados, and that alone can say a lot about its culinary richness. Rio Abajo is the hometown of many international reggae singers, such as El General and Renato, two of the first exponents of Spanish reggae in the world, and the pioneers of a movement that nurtured the creation of reggaeton.


What's Incluided

  • Hotel Pick-up
  • Ground Transportation
  • Food
  • Tour Guide
  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Tips

Usage instructions

First stop: Mercado Del Marisco (Afro-Colonial expression)

One of the most colorful places in the city with fresh seafood everyday. Panamanians have their own version of the famous ceviche. They basically make ceviche out of anything they fish. Lobster, octopus, prawns are just some of the most popular flavors of ceviche you can taste here.

 Second Stop: Mi Pueblito Afroantillano (Afro-Antillean expression)

Here you will be captivated by one the best views of the city from the skirts of the Cerro Ancon. Mi Pueblito Afroantillano was built by the government almost 20 years ago, but lack of maintenance and organization have made the place less attractive to tourists. You will enjoy your snack box while the tour guide shares some of the amazing Afro-Antillean journey from the Caribbean Islands to Panama.

 Third stop: Vereda Afroantillana (Afro-Panamanian expression)

In Rio Abajo, you will meet real Afro-Panamanian cooks, serving food in their Vereda Afroantillana. The Vereda Afroantillana is sort of a food court or Afro-Panamanian food. Here you will experience the result of our cultural mix. Seafood, beef, poultry, rices, soups and more are in the daily diet of these people

Cancelation policy

When requesting a reservation, the user accepts the cancellation policy detailed below.

For confirmed reservations:

A refund of 100% of the price paid at the time of booking will be made if you cancel up to 7 DAYS in advance of the reserved day.

A refund of 85% of the price paid at the time of booking will be made if canceled up to 3 DAYS before the reserved day.

No refund will be made if canceled less than 72 hours before the reserved day.

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Once the reservation is made it will be sent in your confirmation email with the time they will pass through the address added to your reservation and the information of the guide.


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