One of the first neighborhoods of Panama City

About San Francisco

One of the first neighborhoods of Panama City, San Francisco has evolved into a trendy area full of restaurants, pubs, shops, parks, and high-end buildings. It’s the perfect neighborhood for those who enjoy a quiet environment while remaining in the city.

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Neighborhood Pricing

San Francisco is a diverse community with older buildings and new skyscrapers offering higher-end finishes. Prices can range from $200,000 to $800,000, depending on the type of building.

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San Francisco Neighborhood Guide

San Francisco is a vibrant neighborhood that’s been evolving in the past decade. We’ve seen it change through the years from a quite small community with houses into a premium, safe, and conventional area filled with beautiful new buildings, restaurants with diverse cuisine, food trucks, and many more small businesses.

The best part of San Francisco is its proximity to Parque Omar, a gorgeous breathing space for those looking to immerse themselves in nature, admire the landscaping, or simply enjoy outdoor recreation.

San Francisco offers its residents multiple options of restaurants, bars, supermarkets, pharmacies, daycare for children and pets, and much more. Its best feature is the location, having easy access to main roads like Vía Porras, Corredor Sur Highway, Vía España, and Vía Israel.

Our Favorite Buildings in the Area

Tao Tower
Park Loft
Park Loft
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San Francisco Bay


With its thriving new infrastructure, San Francisco, Panama, has also invested in creating a safe environment for its residents. The US Department of State gives Panama a low to moderate crime rating. It suggests the same caution you would take when living in any major city. Don’t advertise large amounts of money, take your valuables out of your car, and be sure only to take licensed taxis. A little common sense goes a long way in this hospitable neighborhood.

Public Transportation & Walkability

San Francisco is a neighborhood known for its sense of convenience for day-to-day necessities. As one of the city’s main centers, it’s interweaved within a fantastic public transportation system.

Taxis also roam the streets. Be sure only to enter a licensed taxi and ask about the price upfront. Don’t be afraid to haggle a bit.

If you’re not in a hurry and enjoy taking in the city on your feet, San Francisco has a Walk Score of 95, so you’ll be able to complete almost any errand you wish to without any transportation.

Shopping & Groceries

You won’t be hard up for shopping centers or grocery stores in this neighborhood. The area is replete with shopping plazas, full of every type of store you could imagine. You can find cinemas, restaurants, and retail stores all accessible in several convenient locations.

You can find groceries at several supermarkets. Our favorite is the Rey, a chain of grocery stores designed for American ex-pats. Many smaller grocers have specialties such as organic and high-end food supplies.

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The prestigious Pacifica Salud – Hospital Punta Pacifica has earned the esteemed title of the only hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital in Central America.

In the San Francisco neighborhood, these hospitals are never more than 20 minutes away by car, meaning you can rest assured of easy access to quality healthcare.

Hotspots & Hangouts

San Francisco has no shortage of fun activities for children, retirees, and everyone in between:

  • – The Parque Omar: This is the largest park within the city and provides a nature retreat accessible to all ages. Complete with gorgeous murals, walking trails, and playgrounds, this family-friendly park is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can find free events almost every weekend, from Zumba to Cultural Expositions.
  • – The Atlapa Convention Center: This iconic building right off the coast regularly hosts international events. Its stages have held leaders from all over the world, as well as business conferences, pageants, and expos.
  • – Mateo Sariel Galeria: This cultural hotspot is home to some of the region’s finest Panamanian and Latin American art. They regularly schedule educational programming and events connecting artists, hobbyists, and enthusiasts.

Our Favorite Restaurants in the Area

Who Lives in This Area?

The San Francisco neighborhood is unlike any other in Panama City. It truly has something for everyone. High-end condos offer the luxury lifestyle many young professionals crave, while stand-alone houses are also perfect for families or couples who want a little more room.

Regardless of where you choose to live inside this vibrant and varied neighborhood, you’ll be close to every amenity you could hope for, all within reach of the coast.

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