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“Great service, Amazing staff”
Review of La Mariposa

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La Mariposa
Ranked #38 of 84 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great staff amazing service but I didn't like the food. Tried it twice and both times I was a bit disappointed with the food. And also the open air concept at night in a tropical environment....(bugs) nope nope nope.

Thank Me K
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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We ate here in an amazing thunderstorm. The restaurant was in a nice place overlooking the ocean and when we arrived they were quite busy. The food was really tasty and everyone really enjoyed it. The only downside was that the drinks took a long time to come initially but the owner came over to explain that they were very busy which was fine. There was live music too which was really good (and added to the atmosphere of the storm!)

Thank Ashburge
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Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

This place was a real disappointment. The menu looked interesting, but the curry was really bad, the naan was pita, the salad had no taste. Moreover, we were charged the service, automatically included in the bill, and we did not want to leave tip because they mistake our order when we were the only table in the entire restaurant...if I was you I would not go at all.

Thank Giada D
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

Having had a bit of an unpleasant surprise at Rest. El Pirata, we found La Mariposa -a lot of choice in Bocas town- for one of our dinners.

The restaurant is upstairs with a view to the sea which is just great. They are not open every day, and if I remember correctly they have happy hour as well..

Though like most of Bocas restaurants the menus are a bit selective, we can say that we were both VERY satisfied with our selected dishes. Quite frankly you cannot go wrong with anything you choose at La Mariposa.

We wanted to dine there next evening but they were closed that day. I will definitely be dining here next time!

#PanamaVibesTour2015

Thank Panama V
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

This open air restaurant lets you dine with a panoramic view of the ocean. The friendly staff got us seated quickly, and we ordered a burger, pad thai, and vegetable stir-fry. The food was all very good, though the stir-fry curry and pad thai were different than we were used to. There was a heavy reliance on peppers, but nonetheless, it was all quite tasty.

What really made our experience excellent was the combination of the staff, the setting, and the live music that started shortly after we arrived. They played the guitar, drums, and clarinet, with some vocals thrown in. The band was very good and set just the right party mood.

If we return to Bocas, we'll definitely will go back to Las Mariposa.

Thank Sharon F
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