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Lili's Cafe

Calle 1, next to Tropical Suites, Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6560-8777
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Ranked #24 of 48 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Price range: $6 - $15
Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Pasta, Sandwiches
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: HEALTHY, HOME COOKED, CARIBBEAN FOOD. A Smile with Every Meal. All Day Breakfast.Great place for breakfast and lunch in Bocas. Beautiful seating out on the water. Delicious homemade sauces. Out of this world Huevos Rancheros. Great Sandwiches on Homemade Bread.Happy Hour 4-7 Tuesday till Saturday. Live Music, "SOUNDS ON SATURDAY"Catering Service.
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St. Petersburg, Russia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The place is rather small but the sandwiches are great. We ordered Benedict eggs and Killing Me Man sandwiches, and both were equally good. They also serve breakfast all day long for something like $5, and that includes a sandwich/eggs/omelette and tea/coffee. However, while we were eating, a bunch of people just showed up and started loading on a boat... More

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Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Have had lunch there several times and sandwiches have been great, love the bread. Not a big staff so don't be in a hurry. They very graciously allow us to use their dinghy dock when we come in to town from the marina.

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Boquete, Panama
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have eaten at Lili's several times and I know what to expect for the most part.. This last time was disappointing. The service was real slow even for Panama but the frustrating thing on this visit was half of order was incorrect. It took an hour to get food from the time we sat down and we were served... More

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had to wait one hour (!) for a couple of slices of bread, a bit of scrambled eggs, and a bit of potatoes. People had waited longer than us. ok food when we got it lifted it from 1 to 2 points.

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Austin, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My family had a good breakfast here. We asked our driver to take us to a place for good breakfast. Lili's was it. Little slow service but - Bocas is a laid back kind of place so wasn't surprised. I can't speak for other meal times, but breakfast was worth the trip. It's nice close to the water too.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a small restaurant on a narrow deck on the waterfront. good location and choice of food. Friendly service.

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Munich, Germany
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We ordered for lunch a Burger and a Ceasar Salad. The Meat of the Burger was raw inside. The Ceasar Salad was without dressing. The Service was fast like a Sloth. I dont want to talk about the toilet. The Sauce was, apard from all, very good. The prices were ok. All in all just 2. There are better places.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Well we thought lili's was on our hit list - but it quickly came off - there were about 8 or 10 of us dropped in for dinner - almost every one of us was disappointed with our meal - in one way or the other. Can't say specifics but it just wasn't great - when there are so many... More

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Bali, Indonesia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Moldy mint in my mojito. Moldy bread. I hardly touched it,left 15 dolllars and left hoping I dont get sick from old food. Dont go.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This Cafe should be on a comedy customer service training tape to demonstrate how to push customer's patience to the limit. Four of us went for breakfast and there were four other people seated. The waitress appeared disinterested but Lili's was recommended as the best breakfast in town so, we sat down...big mistake! Requested coffee and after 20 minutes it... More

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