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Bibi's on the beach

Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
+507 7579137
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant used to be part of the Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I really liked this place. I ordered the seafood salad and really enjoyed it. The seafood was really fresh. The restaurant had a great view and great service. Once you finish your meal you have the option of hanging out on the beach, swimming or kayaking (small rental fee). Rent a beach chair from the Bucaneer Resort for $3. You... More

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Amazing and beautiful place to eat. Great food and great people with an amazing view over the water. You go there by a watertaxi which will only cost you 1,5 US$ per person and end up on this amazing beach with the great restaurant: Bibi's on the beach.

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Tybee Island, Georgia
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168 reviews 168 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Anyone who comes to Bocas and misses Bibi's has certainly missed a treat. The ceviche here is, by far and above, the best I have ever had anywhere. Their cocktails are amazing, and we have never had a meal we haven't loved. Top it all off with a friendly and efficient staff, and that makes Bibi's deserve every bit of... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The people. Penny Tom, my new panamanian relative:) The food is so fresh, and the hamburgers can't be beat. Great place to hang out with friends, kayak, walk in the ocean.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Great evening, with a friendly and warm service, a creole menu and beautiful atmosphere, highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

They unfortunately didn't have lobster today but we did indulge in some fresh calamari, steamed whole crab, amazing dorado fish ceviche, and just caught sautéed shrimp with coconut rice, veggies, and salad. The waitress worked so hard managing the entire restaurant when we were there and was very pleasant. It's a great place to chill and watch the Black Rock... More

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Treon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Best ceviche ever ( and I have tasted many...), friendly service, great views, good prices. A must in Bocas.

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Excellent Ceviche! I took home their home made picante sauce. It is the perfect addition to their seafood.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Bibis is fantastic: it sits in a cove surrounded by a dense lush rain forest, and looking out onto the Caribbean on three sides! The food is exquisite!! Everything is super fresh, prepared exactingly and delicious! I watched Lady prepare drinks, squeezing fresh lemons for a lemonade bar drink. The prices were low, given the quality of their food. And... More

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Michigan
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The service was friendly and the food was fine. The view is delightful. In the evening you can eat and watch pelicans fishing. The price was very reasonable. We paid $30 for dinner for 3 people (with soft drinks). If you're staying on any of the other islands, you will need to arrange for a water taxi to take you... More

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