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Buddha Beach Bar

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Playa Bluff Road, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
11:00 - 17:30
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438 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

This place is a gem. Not the easiest to find but rent an ATV and go out there on BBQ day …….food was great, drinks were great, atmosphere was great and the view was fantastic !!! Then you can go exploring afterwards.

Sarasota, Florida
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

We biked on past Paki Point for a pretty good distance and came across this place. It is a little slice of heaven in the middle of no where. Staff and owner are very nice. Interestingly they call themselves just The Beach Bar. The drinks were spot-on. I had a passion fruit capihrana. Delicious. Worth the trip. The beach here... More 

Thank JLS123
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

A great location quite far away from the centers of both isla colon and bocas town. The sea here is rough and dangerous which promises a great view whilst enjoying a 'beer'gerita (which is a beer with salt lime and ice) or the jungle juice which i found amazing, the beer gerita is not that great but you can admire... More 

Thank Thomas P
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

After walking for a couple of hours throughout the beach, me and my boyfriend stopped here for a quick lunch. The girls behind the bar was very courteous and very helpful. Always with a smile in her face, she took our order and had food delivered. The kitchen is located in the hotel behind the beach bar, so kitchen orders... More 

Thank BlueFoodie
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

We loved the easy going atmosphere. A particularly nice place to go for a lunch time drink, sunset drink, to escape a shower... you get the picture. The food looked really good too.

Thank TJSLondon
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is right up there with the best food in Bocas and the location is to die for... right on the beach, down a beautiful jungle road. The prices are right and did I say a great location?

Thank Tom88039
Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

When we arrived after a 20 minute walk along Bluff Beach road at the beach bar, now called simply Beach Bar, my friend said "Ahhh, now I'm happy." That's it. This place has such a chill vibe in a gorgeous setting, with plenty of trees for shade, tables in the sand, hammocks, lounge area, and views through the trees to... More 

Thank snorkel-luvin
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Great atmosphere, nice music, beach volley, great drinks and saturdays DJ and BBQ at the best spot of Playa Bluff!!!

Thank MaxiMantovani
Toluca Lake, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

The pictures here do not do the Beach Bar justice. It has grown so much since these were taken. This is THE place to hang out and have fun in the sun on the island. Great drinks, interesting menu, and funny as all get out bartenders and servers, not to mention that Bluff Beach is the most beautiful beach on... More 

Thank Michelle V
George Town, Cayman Islands
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84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

cool, spot, very laid back. depending on the day, the beach is ok. Sometimes the supply runs low, but this is part of Bocas.

Thank TropicalOutside

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Bluff Road, 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?