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Isla Bastimentos, Panama
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
28 Oct 2016
“Tasty food at a reasonable price”
2 Oct 2016
“Really food, real authentic Caribian feel”
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Caribbean, Seafood
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Isla Bastimentos, Panama
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend got chicken fried rice, I had chicken with a crazy Caribbean curry sauce. It was all super tasty. Menu send to change day by day depending on what's available so just show up and try something out.

Thank Erik F
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Delicious food and great service, we had delightful chats with the chef about local football and life in Bocas del Toro. Really enjoyed this place which is far from touristy but instead has the real authentic feel that we were looking for.

Thank Christian V
Reviewed 19 May 2016

One of the only places open late for food and drinks on the island. Hungout here on our last night with a bunch of friends we met that day. Good drinks on a large outdoor covered deck.

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Got a prawn dish which was $14 USD, prawns were small and it came with dry beans and rice and a very boring cold pasta salad. The place is run down and not very clean or nice. Wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is not really pretty although it could be. The food is average. I had fish in coconut sauce and I couldn't taste any coconut unfortunately. My boyfriend had fish in the peanut sauce and it wad average as well. It's a place that...More

Thank Marta P
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We tried the lobster tails and piña colada! THE HEAVEN! the order was taken/served really fast. It's a place in front of the beach easy to access. If you are in Bastimentos do not hesitate!

Thank Cesar R
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

On the waterfront in Basimentos, you can get a water taxi to drop you and collect you from their own dock. The staff were friendly and cheerful and the Caribbean style food is decent but not amazing. Possibly a little over-priced - mains around 12...More

1  Thank la_viajera_constanta
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Got a boat ride over to this little island. Had read previous reviews I thought why don't we give it a try. Easy to find walked nobody there knocked on kitchen door out popped Isidro lovely chap. Grabbed us a couple of beers told us...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A local spot - saying its the best local restaurant on that point, isnt saying much. It was an experience nonetheless. The bartender was great - social, spoke English. Make sure you order cocktails not month old wine (I asked before when it was opened...More

1  Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to is by friends and they were right! Great chicken and rice! My boyfriend said the octopus was really good too. Glad we went.

Thank Alicia Moss N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Bastimentos, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Bastimentos
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