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Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6726-9851
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster risotto” (49 reviews)
“snickers pie” (13 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (9 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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11 - 20 of 793 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I dine here frequently, the wait staff is super attentive and the chef is always creating lovely dishes with wonderful flavours. The ambience is great too, located right on the water with wonderful views of the sunset.

Thank lioness5000
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were told "best restaurant in town". We were not impressed with the food or the service. We ordered drinks and apps and dinner. We were served drinks and apps together and 10 minutes later our main courses arrived. Within 25 minutes of arriving, we...More

Thank 476Diana
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is a "must go to" restaurant in Bocas Town! The wife and I make this a must have meal while in Bocas. We go here at least once every trip. I think she like to get me drunk on the "jungle juice", but I...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly and fast in this very different looking restaurant. Food was delicious and in the end that's all that really matters. If you visit check out the decor it's interesting.

Thank Travellingfool2013
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and best food we ate in bocas town. We had delicious tuna with vegetables and a curry with shrimp. Directly on the ocean!!!

Thank Katrin B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Brilliant food and great choice. The salads are fantastic, plenty of choice for main courses. We went early doors and watched the sunset whilst having drinks over the water.

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Tasty for the most part. Ceviche was good...a little salty. The only place I've seen that makes tortilla chips. Highly recommend the snickers pie. Worth the visit

Thank julie h
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Good food, friendly service and great atmosphere. Live entertainment was fantastic. Varied menu and a place to hang out with the locals as well as other tourists.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the best in bocas! The menu changes regularly and quite often they have live music. We had the chicken satay, shrimp curry, lobster risotto and the filet mignon- it was all delicious! Prices are a bit more expensive than other...More

Thank LaurieLogan99
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My friend and I came here for dinner and the food was delicious! We split the gnocchi and ceviche appetizers as well as the Red Snapper Filet entree and everything was delicious! In addition, the ambiance was great and being right on the water provided...More

Thank Dan M
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Questions & Answers
Geraldine N
18 October 2016|
Response from meencantacomida | Property representative |
We are open on the 24th and 26th. Not on Christmas
16 September 2016|
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Response from Dawgs73 | Reviewed this property |
Sept 26th to be exact!(Website)
28 May 2015|
Response from meencantacomida | Property representative |
hi there, I am the owner. We are remodeling the restaurant and it will be back open on monday. have been closed 2 weeks for construction. sorry for the inconvience
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6726-9851
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Rustic and quaint, over the water, Caribbean-American fusion, focus on fresh seafood. Meat and vegetarian options always avaible
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