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La Cabana Beach, Isla Colon, Panama
6575-5513
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Ranked #2 of 73 Restaurants in Isla Colon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Only one set menu, but suits most palates and is delicious. The setting is a bit basic with wooden tables and plastic chairs but the food makes well up for it. Good service.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Gastronomy is not the first attraction of the Caribbean. Guari-Guari is a notable exception and a more welcomed surprise at Colon Island in Bocas del Toro. The Spanish cook does a fine job mixing the European with the Caribbean and Ozzie is the most warm hall-attendant you could think of. The tasting-menu consists of 5 courses and not a single... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Although the atmosphere is casual, the dining is the finest you will find in Isla Colon. Just a short drive from the main street, this restaurant stands alone to offer you dining in the jungle and serves up a sophisticated six course menu not to be missed. We were more than impressed with all items served (the menu changes often... More 

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Key West, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Incredible meal. My girlfriend, a chef herself, just kept raving about the blending of flavors. One app was eggplant with sun dried tomatoes. I hate eggplant, she hates sun dried tomatoes. We cleaned our plates. Only thing I would suggest is bring your own wine. Corkage is only $8 & their selection is quite limited.

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MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I can still taste the wonderful fish course. It makes me smile. You need reservations and will likely need a cab to get to it. It is just out of town. Cab is quite inexpensive. A few bucks. They serve a set menu that is not rushed. It was great to have several small portions over the evening versus one... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great dinner with friends even thought city power ended mid-meal. Owner/waiter carried on with candles, lanterns, & a generator. Delicious combinations of high quality ingredients, good wine selections at reasonable prices. We were happy with the selection but there is no choice--chef prepares one selection of each of the 5 courses.

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Toronto
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7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We came here for dinner last night for my birthday and it was a great experience from beginning to end. Ozzie is a great host and very friendly. Gazpacho was amazing! I never thought I'd love cold tomato soup that much but it was THAT good. The rest of the meal was spectacular and washed down with delicious (and quote... More 

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Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I lived about 100 yards away from this gem for almost a year before I even knew it was there due to lush vegetation surrounding it. Some friends introduced me to it about a mouth ago and I've been back once since. There are some quite good places to eat here in Bocas del Toro, Panama, but this is hands... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We came here after reading the great reviews on TripAdvisor, and it did not disappoint! We were staying in Bocas Town for the first night, and the cab ride out to Guari Guari was only 10 minutes, and priced around $2, so very easy to get to. The food was incredible-- every course we had was absolutely delicious as well... More 

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Pittsburgh
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174 reviews 174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
1,208 helpful votes 1,208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My wife and I recently ate dinner here. Dinner consisted of a five courses: 3 appetizers, entrée and dessert. Everything we had was great - very well prepared and innovative. The price was very reasonable. We really enjoyed talking with the German co-owner. He was very friendly and informative. He also went out of his way to secure a taxi... More 

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Address: La Cabana Beach, Isla Colon, Panama
Phone Number: 6575-5513
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon
Cuisine: International

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