The gay-friendly El Apartamento/El Sotano is the only bar in town without a sign, but it's easy to find in a two-story party house on Avenida Federico Boyd near the...
The cave-like Relic Bar in Luna's Castle, Casco Viejo's popular hostel, is an ongoing party that begins with a 9 pm happy hour and goes until 3 am. Thursday through...
Distincion is a private club with a rumba beat and the most centrally located gay disco in town in Plaza Paitilla Mall across from Multicentro Mall. Thursdays it's...
XS Club ranks as the biggest gay disco in the country. On Tumba Muerto across from the SIGLO XXI shopping center, it attracts a young crowd with light and laser
Mojitos Sin Mojios, in a former public bathhouse on Plaza Herrera in Casco Viejo, serves up beer, burgers and plenty of atmosphere nightly on an open-air patio with
Encima, the rooftop bar at the Tantalo Hotel, is gay friendly and offers music, breezes and great views in Casco Viejo to a grooving crowd that's both local and
Open 362 days - and nights - a year, Malibu Spirits & Eatery is a partying place with a quirky decor and a great outdoor patio. Evenings it draws a crowd with
A multi-entertainment center on five floors in an historic building, CasaCasco has three distinctly different restaurants and a disco club with DJs and Latin music....
Istmo Brew Pub was the first onto Panama's now rapidly growing micro-brew scene. It has a selection of homemade lagers on tap, along with 20 imported beer, cocktails...
Teatro Amador is a 1912 theater restored and jazzed up as high velocity nightclub and event space featuring top national and international talent. DJs, live salsa...
La Malagueña is a small convivial place modeled on an Andalusian taverna. It serves up tapas, drink specials and - Thursday and Saturday evenings - flamenco and
aMano is a hip spot in San Francisco (where Humo restaurant used to be) that serves creative cocktails with the house brand of craft liquor. Prices are a little...
Brewstop with outdoor seating offers up an impressive craft beer selection and a food menu that includes hamburgers, fish tacos, guacamole and nachos. Beer in
Chupitos 507 is a shots bar that offers more than 500 choices, 507 to be precise. It packs a lot into a small space and offers nightly promotions, heads-and-tails
El Burro Borracho (The Drunken Donkey) is a mezcaleria speakeasy teamed with its own taqueria, Mordida de Burro, for authentic Mexican flavors in both food and...
Inedito Rooftop Lounge is a tapas and cocktail bar with impressive views of the bay and nightly DJs. On the second and third floors of the Centro Commercial Balboa...
Locals and tourists get together over beer and cocktails at Moloko +, named after the milky highball in Anthony Burgess's "A Clockwork Orange." In addition to...
Just off of Via Veneto in El Cangrejo, The Wine Bar has been a Panama City standard since it opened in 2000, one of several restaurants from Willy Diggelman, a...
Just off Plaza Herrera in Casco Viejo, Villa Agustina started off as a pop-up party space with drinks and dancing in the ruins of an old ice factory. Live music
This gay sauna/bathhouse with gym, labyrinth Turkish bath, VIP relaxing rooms, massages is located near the National Lottery Building in Bella Vista.
The Hard Rock Hotel behind the Multicentro Mall offers a full menu of fun and entertainment in the 66-floor tower and at the casino just across the road. Intimate...
Xscape is an upscale gay disco bar in the El Dorado Shopping Center next to a Pizza Hut, a taxi ride away from the city center, It has an intimate atmosphere but a
In the middle of the Calle Uruguay nightlife, Starlight is a karaoke favorite. The stage is small, and the atmosphere is lounge-y except when the DJ takes over...
Calle Uruguay, Bella Vista
The two-level Alta Bar on Calle Uruguay has bottle service, disco dance floor and VIP tables downstairs and an open-air terrace upstairs with seating that encourages
The glittering Vegas-style Veneto is the largest casino in the city with 56 table games and 625 slots. Open 24 hours a day, it has live music most nights.
BLG, also known as Balagan's, is the oldest and most upscale on the Panama gay club scene and draws men, women and straight couples. A $5 cover most nights, it...
Platea is a jazz bar at the end of the Casco Viejo peninsula across from the old Union Club. It has live music most nights with salsa on Fridays and Rock 'n Roll on
The Rabbit Hole nighttime massage parlor opened in July 2016 right next to gay nightclub Xscape. Open from 9 pm to 4 am and during the day by appointment, men choose...
IDs are checked at the front gate at Zona Viva, the Amador Causeway entertainment compound that has discos, low-keyed bars, restaurants and nightspots with pirate or
Calle Uruguay, Bella Vista
Atop the Manrey Hotel in Bella Vista, the Cielo Pool Bar & Lounge dazzles after dark with changing lights in the pool, twinkling views of the city, exotic drinks