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Calle 1, next to Tropical Suites, Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6560-8777
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Ranked #22 of 50 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Price range: $6 - $15
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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Snohomish, WA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We have eaten at Lilis Cafe several times. The food was OK but the service has always been slow and the attitude less than friendly. There are better choices in Bocas. Not a bad restaurant, just not better than the other choices.

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Great location over the water, positive fun atmosphere. Place is always busy! We had breakfast here and it was superb. Great food, coffee and juice! Wish we found the place sooner :)

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Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

One of the best places in Bocas for eating or have a coffee. Sandwiches are great and Lilli ist just great!

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I looovee the Victoria Eggs! Nevertehless the last 2 times I've been there, they had ran out of crab, which is the best ingredient. The regular benedicts are also amazing anyways.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I spent 7 weeks in Bocas, and I wish I had found this place sooner! Once I learned about it in my 5th week there, it was my go-to place on Saturdays. Lili, the proprietor has an incredibly positive vibe and it carries over to her place and the people that frequent it. It's so much fun to go there... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
56 helpful votes 56 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Additional Information about Lili's Cafe

Address: Calle 1, next to Tropical Suites, Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6560-8777
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, Pasta, Sandwiches

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