Starbucks Panama Celebrates its 15th Store Milestone with Expansion to Coronado

The new drive-thru store in the popular coastal destination underscores Starbucks commitment to job creation, growth and evolving its on-the-go customer experience.

Panama -- As part of its continued expansion plans in the market, Caribbean Coffee Traders Limited, Starbucks operating licensee in Panama, today announced that more customers can enjoy the Starbucks Experience in a new store located in the town of Coronado. The new drive-thru store, located on Vía Interamericana, Corregimiento de Las Lajas just minutes from the Coronado Beach, marks the 15th Starbucks store opening in Panama.

With the  new drive-thru opening, Starbucks reinforces its commitment to meeting the evolving Panamanian customer needs of convenience, connection and personalization. The drive-thru format aims to balance speed and quality of time to create an unmatched customer experience.

“This opening brings great joy to all who represent Starbucks Panama. Our new store reinforces Starbucks  commitment to and investment in Panama, marked by continued expansion and new cafés  that provide job opportunities for our local communities while further satisfying our customers’ growing demand for premium coffee on-the-go,” said Sofia Moreno, Starbucks Panama country manager.

The drive-thru store is designed to provide a convenient, safe and familiar experience for all. The opening also will create 12 jobs in the Coronado community, with approximately 140 local partners (employees) proudly wearing the green apron across the market.

In addition to the milestone opening of Starbucks Panama’s 15th store, the company recently opened another drive-thru store in Villa Lucre, located in José Domingo Espinar in the district of San Miguelito.

"At Starbucks, we strive to ensure that our stores act as a 'third place' for our customers – a welcoming place away from home and work where people can connect over a cup of coffee," shared Moreno. "Our goal is to continue working to create experiences that support Starbucks mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.”

Starbucks remains committed to continuing to enhance the customer experience in the market and throughout the Latin America and Caribbean region. Starbucks welcomes its customers at the two new locations from Monday through Sunday, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

  • Villa Lucre Address: Royal Plaza Villa Lucre, en Distrito de San Miguelito, Corregimiento José Domingo Espinar, Avenida Rafael E. Aleman
  • Coronado Address: Vía Interamericana, Corregimiento de Las Lajas, Provincia de Panamá Oeste, Distrito de Chame, Terrazas de Coronado.