See the video below from Jessica Ramesch, International Living’s Panama Editor. Jessica was at Platea in Casco Viejo, Panama City. Platea is an upscale nightspot that features live music every week.
With the jazz paraphernalia covering the stone walls and waiters in Panama hats taking your order, you’ll feel like you stepped back in time to the days of the speakeasy.
Thursdays are Latin Jazz Nights, while Fridays feature Cuban-style salsa and Saturdays are for classic rock.
Panama City boasts the best nightlife in the region, and the historic Casco Viejo district is a treasure trove of venues that range from classy to funky. Enjoy a meal at the vaults in Las Bovedas, formerly a dungeon-like prison…hang out with the bohemian backpackers at the beautiful cave-like Relic bar…or stop by to Diablo Rosso to view art, buy unique boutique pieces, or watch a foreign flick.
Heading to jazz night at Platea? Skip dinner and order tapas at the bar…the octopus and patatas bravas (spicy Spanish potatoes) are two favorites.
See Jessica’s video for a tantalizing taste of Panama’s scintillating nightlife.
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