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Calle Tercera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
10:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Too bad - it looked very friendly from the outside. However, once seated by the ocean, things got very bad... you wait forever for a drink which is served to you by a totally unmotivated and unfriendly waiter. To her defense, the owner is sooo unfriendly and was shouting on the guests and on her. An absolutely no go! Avoid... More 

Thank Breakaway T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had the tuna steak and the marlin. Both were done to perfection and very tasty. Planning on going back before we leave.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended by a fellow traveler who had been in Bocas Town for 3 weeks. Since she had already tried out all of the restaurants, we took her word for it, and did not regret it. We met for dinner and drinks, and enjoyed the open air and waterfront views almost as much as the food. The grilled... More 

Thank Renea O
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good Restaurant. We had the Tuna medium steak with potatoes and the cabonara. Great kitchen. Directly next to the sea.

Thank Mario H
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small eatery is on the waterside of town, a boat taxi pier is adjacent. Although being on the water is a nice setting, we were subjected to some local little boys catching fish on the pier and continually abusing them. This is NOT what I want to see. I told them to stop and even with the staff telling... More 

Thank DiveIn37
San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I decided to try this place after the restaurant we wanted was closed. We went on a Thursday night and the place was really busy, there were only 3 people working in the entire place (the chef, the waiter, and the bar). We had to wait about an hour and it felt like eternity because we were... More 

Thank backpackergirl_99
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The food was very yummy and the view was amazing. All parts of the meal were delicious. Service was a little slow but that is normal Bocas. Pricing was also reasonable.

Thank Charlotte G
Oroville, Washington
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Many  Bocas town cafes  include Italian items on their menus. Pasta cooked to perfection by the Italian chef owner or her son you'll find at only one - the dock side Barracuda. Ours was pasta carbonara prepared in olive oil, not cream, al dente and divine.

Thank vicki616
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The service was abysmal. Ordering drinks (in spanish) during happy hour was too difficult for the waitress to comprehend. The waitress was incredibly rude. The food was ok, but all vegetables were cold. One member of our party didn't even receive his food, but it was on the bill. They couldn't make change for my twenty something dollar meal from... More 

Thank Karmen G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The restaurant has amazing food, good quality and very nice ambient. Stefania treated us excellent! We certainly will come back!

Thank martinzoller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tercera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?