5….4….3…..2….1…..Champagne! bubbly drinks, kisses and hugs, depending on your style our 300 year old Casco Viejo has the right vibe for you to welcome the Year of the Rabbit (2011).
Breakfast and lunch:
If you are not thinking (or are too stressed) on cooking, head to Café Vienna at Calle 1era, San Felipe. They`ll be offering breakfast, lunch and sweets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ph. 211-2513
For dinner, you`ll have three different options: Forchetta (at Plaza Catedral-Ph. 212-0051) which will have a $48 dinner menu including a drink from the house and Scena (Calle 1era- Ph.228-4011) which is offering a $55 menu including a glass of white or red wine.
Las Clementinas (at Calle 11th and B Avenue) will offer a full treat to its guests: $85 dinner (unlimited Champagne) and a panoramic roof terrace with a 360 degree view of Panama City and Casco Viejo to enjoy the firework shows. Be sure to reserve your spot! limited availability. Call Samantha at 228-7613 or email at email@example.com
Habana Panama: Cuban Salsa Live! one of the best orchestras in Cuba: the Van Van. Starting at 10 p.m. $120 door, includes liquor and appetizers. Reservations at: 212-0040
Platea: Salsa and Merengue Live! famous for its local music and great ambiance, every year Platea is one of Panma`s (and Casco`s) classic spots for dancing until sunlight. $25 to get in (doesn`t include drinks) or $125 and you can drink pretty much the entire bar (no food). Reservations are important as space is limited: 228-4011
Dj/ Dance/ Electronic Music:
Relic Bar at Luna`s Castle: underground (literally!) countdown party! Relic has always a fun young ambiance where people from everywhere in the world drink together to the new year. Tickets are $10 at the door. Not that you need to call for a reservation, but here is the phone anyways! Ph. 262-1540
La Casona: nice outdoors terrace by the beach. They`ll have a DJ and mellow partying for those more in the mood of just hanging out with friends. Check them out at Calle 5ta and A Avenue.
Traveling to Panama in January and don`t know where to stay or what to do in Panama City? Check out our list of hotels, restaurants and bars in Casco Viejo. If you are traveling between January 10th and the 15th, don`t miss the Panama Jazz Fest!