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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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Vancouver, BC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This is Day #4 on Carenero and guaranteed I'll be at Bibi's - again. Amazing food and I have to add my 2 thumbs-up about the lobster. Seriously! Double portion & cooked to perfection but it was the ceviche that really won me over (see photo). Not one disappointment on the menu. Service? Bibi's is exceptional - thanks to Stephanie,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

A perfect place to eat good food, look out onto an incredible beach/ sea view and watch the sunset. Just a short water taxi away from the main island.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We ordered the lobster thinking we would get just one on the platter. Imagine our surprise when it turned out to be 2 1/2, for each of us. We packed up the leftovers and had that for lunch the next day. Very delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Every seat is a great seat in this small restaurant. The food was fresh. The recommendation from the staff for the grouper was spot on. My lobster couldn't be better it was fresh and perfectly prepared. Excellent choice for a couple or group of friends.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Yummy fresh food and spot on Margaritas. Beautiful view, lovely staff, great service. So good we went back.

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England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excellent restaurant on the a beautiful little beach. Always love going, great staff and really friendly. The lobster and lobster tails are a awesome treat , all the food comes well presented and tastes great. I have been several times, i can't remember i always go when i visit the lovely Isla Carenero. They also have Happy Hour

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San Francisco, California, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great spot for lunch right on the water - it was recommended by a local as the best spot to eat on Carenero. The drinks and grilled fish sandwich on homemade bread were solid!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

During our stay on Carenero we went two times there and it was always superb!! Great food (try the ceviche) and good service! Go early or make a reservation as during the happy hour it can get pretty full - and make sure you have some of those lovely cocktails

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Fun staff, good food, nice ambiance. The menu mainly favors fish but what can one expect given the setting.

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East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

great beach , decent food but watch out for the no see um's the little biting flies leave you with little red lumps all over. not really their fault but it's really bad there. nice place to spend the day and hang out just bring the deet..

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Address: Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
Phone Number: +507 7579137
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Carenero Island
Cuisine: Seafood

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