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Bibi's on the beach

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Carenero Island €€ - €€€ Caribbean, Seafood,
Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
+507 757-9137
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Tasty, fresh food and fun, relaxed vibes”
3 weeks ago
“Best Ceviche in Panama”
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Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view, fun, relaxed atmosphere, good, fresh food, and friendly staff. We stayed at a house nearby on the island for four nights. We ate at Bibi's the first night and had such a good experience that we went there the other three nights, too....More

Thank DHMcEvoy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes I said it.... Best Ceviche not just in Bocas Del Toro, but all of Panama. Great view, amazing food and service. They play reggae music which fits the mood of the place. A must place to visit and eat while visiting Bocas.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a shop owner (Black Cat) in Bocas Town suggest dinner at Bibi's on the Beach on our first night. We had drinks and shared some appetizers. The atmosphere was great, music softly in the background, decent service and good food. Pricing seemed correct...More

Thank Notonmybucketlist
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place over the water. Ceviche was fresh and yummy, but the serving was small. Their $9 ensalada completa (mixed green salad) was waaay overpriced for what you get. Service is incredibly slow, but it's island time! Isla Carenero is (sadly) pretty trashy. A better...More

Thank Bettcita
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Food was ok, not great. Pretty overpriced, but nice view and reasonable happy hour on beer and specialty cocktails

Thank Larissa R
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Hmmm....location is awesome, atmosphere is good. Thiagarita - AWESOME. service - really, nonexistent and unenthusiastic. We ordered the grilled seafood platter. we got the seafood platter in a sauce. we didn't want the sauce. not only did the server not fix it for us but...More

Thank Sunnyeaton76
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Somewhat laid back and in no hurry so not good if your boat leaves in half an hour. Forgetful about bringing the order and the full set of cutlery, and takes forever for the bill to be ready. It looks like their waste water just...More

Thank ChrisBrown38
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We visited on labor day and there seemed to be some labor day problems with kitchen staff showing up late but it was a great place to hang out and drink cold Panama beer while we waited for our fresh fried fish platters which were...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice food and drinks in lovely place. The best ceviche I ever ate! Fresh fish, bit of onions, a lot of lime juice and sweet sweet pineapple. Delicious! Shrimps in maracuya sauce also very nice. Just shrimps in rum not satisfying

Thank Agata A
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

You can eat well there while enjoying the view :) Not for travelers under tight budget, was around 50-80$ a couple for a big dinner with drinks

Thank GalGul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Carenero Island
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9137
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Restaurant used to be part of the Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island
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