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Gringo's

off Main Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #10 of 48 restaurants in Bocas Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Boquete, Panama
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Gary was a great host. He said his margaritas were strong and he was telling the truth. I had two large margaritas and they tasted great and plenty of alcohol. I had the smothered burrito for lunch and it was fantastic. He was closed on Monday, but prepared two regular size margaritas for my friend and me. That way we... More

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Tigard, Oregon
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were in a cab looking for an Italian restaurant but ended up at Gringo's because it was closed. We were sharing a ride, as all taxis do in Bocas, with a friendly Canadian expat and she was on her way to Gringo's and was a big fan. It's kind of on back street that almost looks more residential than... More

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Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We love Gringos! Great food, friendly atmosphere and personal service by the owner Gary and his wife. Added bonus is learning from them about Bocas town before paved roads and tourists discovered the area. Too fun!

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Food is good, drinks are great. Good enough so we came back and ate here a second time in our short stay. Gary, the owner, is a piece of work. If you are Texan, polish up your Texas tales and be prepared to hear some good ones!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I were in Bocas in early May and decided to eat here. The owner was very friendly and spent some time with us swapping life stories (thanks for the mini margarita ;)! ). Our waiter was friendly as well. The food was good and there was a LOT of it. Yes, drinks are strong...not a bad thing... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I grew up in Texas with some great mexican food so I was really hoping this place would be good. I was definitely disappointed. It was very dirty and almost creepy sitting out on the porch for dinner. Drinks were strong so I soon forgot about the atmosphere, at least for a little while.(maybe they do that on purpose) Food... More

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Bocas Town, Panama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

without doubt, is the best place where you can eat Mexican food in Bocas del Toro, is just great I love this place! , ... The best!

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Bocas Del Toro Panama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A friend and I where in Bocas for two days and we ate here both nights. The service was great and Garry the owner and his beautiful wife where fantastic and the food was very good. The drinks we had where made to perfection and the salsa was to die for! Two 👍 way up!

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Isla Colon, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

As a lover of all things Mexican (and even Mexican-esque), I was eager to try this place upon my arrival in Bocas. I'm writing this review based on my third (and most recent) trip to Gringo's. Service/Atmosphere-The owner, Gary, is always present and ready to accommodate his customers. He has a great sense of humor, and is known to deliver... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Nice place. Different though. If you don't like to take a risk than this isn't the place for you. The food was ok. A little slow, not the best Mexican i have ever had. The service was strange. They kind of all stood around and watched us but i think that was because we were the only ones in the... More

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