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The Lemongrass

First Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0843, Panama
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Ranked #21 of 50 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Price range: $7 - $15
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Indian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: The Lemongrass - Asian Fusion restaurant on the Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro waterfront. We use mostly local seafood, allowing our menu to change daily according to availability. We have the best views in town, great drinks, and a unique mix of Panamanian, Asian, and Mediterranean cuisine.
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Dallas, Texas
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Thai food was delicious. A unique take on some of the classic favorites, but all were good. Service was nice, food was a little expensive. Worth a try if you are in the mood for something different, or not the Golden Grill.

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198 reviews 198 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011 via mobile

We went here for dinner. Chimechenga spring rolls, thai cashew chicken, hot and sour shrimp soup witb rice. The food was just ok but the bill was out to lunch. No pun intended. Overall, its an option but there are better places. Open sporadically, I guess whenever they feel like opening??

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Athens, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011 via mobile

Underrated, delicious food. Always quiet. Good service. Thai food in Panama seemed questionable but was great.

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Calgary, Alberta
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Both my girlfriend and I decided to try the lobster at Lemongrass and we are glad we did. Massive lobsters with rice and salad for $16! Great value.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

I love asian food and I like it hot (hot like in spicy)! I realized that many times when the food in a restaurant is called "hot", it is not really hot (at least not for me). But if your Lemongrass menu says it is hot, then it really is hot! Just the way I like it! It sure is... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011 via mobile

Had an early dinner here after drinking most the day away. The food was interesting. It was a good take on Asian Fusion with a great view directly above the water. Had the fried calamari as an app. Now in the States calamari are usually small rings; not here. These were the size of giant beer-battered onion rings. You notice... More 

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

Thai food is a challenge to do well in Latin America. I get that. However, if you are going to bill yourself as a Thai restaurant and charge American prices, could you at least TRY? Just try? I went here after 6 months without Asian flavors. I grew up in a Thai food household, so granted, have different expectations. Even... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

Lemongrass is a thai/asian-fusion style restaurant with a beautiful ocean view. they have delicious curry dishes, lots of tasty looking seafood options, and their lemongrass salad was absolutely delicious!! we would have come back here again if we had stayed longer in the bocas. dinner was priced fairly, but the rumor is that the real deals exist during the lunch... More 

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Stephenville, Texas
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140 reviews 140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

In Bocas Town there isn't much to be excited about except the possibility of a decent meal and a trip to an outlying island. The average person here involved in a service/waitstaff position is mediocre as a general rule. There are exceptions. The Lemongrass appealed to me becuase it is a second story, quasi open air eatery and bar overlooking... More 

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Pedasi, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2010

A variety of options and a creative chef make this a great place to enjoy delicious quality food, great service and refreshing cocktails in one of the best located restaurants in Bocas Town. Don't miss it!!!

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Additional Information about The Lemongrass

Address: First Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0843, Panama
Phone Number: 005076790114
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Asian, Indian

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