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La Casbah

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Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama, Isla Colon, Panama
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good lunch place

Good food at cheap prices. Rice, beans, salad and your choice of meat $4. We were pleased with the amount of good food for the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Mary T
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  • Romantic
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Good food at cheap prices. Rice, beans, salad and your choice of meat $4. We were pleased with the amount of good food for the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It was one of those rare nights that I didn't feel like going out and discovering some hidden food shack where the prices are dirt-cheap and the tastes amazing. African food sounded good, but to be honest, La Casbah was a little disappointing in that way. The fish was rather bland, with a lack of spices. The salad could have... More 

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Panama
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Tuna capriccio was delicious. Steaks a bit tough but good flavor especially when served with the blue cheese sauces.. Shrimp was good too. All and all a bit pricey and atmosphere could be improved but goes with the panama territory. Service was excellent.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had heard that this is a place frequented by locals, so we gave it a shot. Had a nice veggie platter each, plus one cheese platter and one cheesecake. Tasty stuff, good sized dished, friendly service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stopped there for a light meal, and loved the place, the food, the wine and the music! Unfortunately was in our last day in town, but it's definitely a place we would love to go back!

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Edam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great service and really good for a nice breakfast! Crepes, pancakes and good coffee! and the fuit smoothes are the best!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The food was great and we were able to get a socialize the owner and other locals. Highly recommended.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I visited La Casbah with my parents and grandparents during our weekend visit to the area. Everything from appetizers to dessert was near culinary perfection. We all melted for the tuna carpaccio, and I've never had better coconut rice (not to mention the perfectly cooked fish). When the cheesecake came for dessert, we all though we'd died and gone to... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Excellent place for breakfast/lunch. Menu, although simple is exquisite. Two girls attending the restaurant are excellent hostess

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great local food in a simple arrangement. We were lucky to get seats on the street and made us stay there longer due to the amount of people that wanted to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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