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Lilli's Cafe

Calle Primera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #36 of 48 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Cuisines: Caribbean
Most recent review
- Dec 5, 2013
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14 reviews from our community

57% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Lilli is a warm hearted,poised,wonderful woman ,that has made her cafe into a MUST for anyone traveling to bocas{of course the peeps that live her are mostly regulars,like me },,breakfast all day long ,,lunch ,dinner,drinks on a cool comfortable pier overlooking the caribbean sea,,,, chill ,casual ,comfortable,, also ,depending on the month ,Barry ,lilli's husband plays an awesome blues harp... More

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Santa Cruz, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There's nothing fancy about Lilli's; it's a bunch of tables with a roof over them on a pier over the Carribean. Sounds horrible, right? The service was between laid back and negligent, but it didn't matter to us. The fish was fresh, her infamous hot sauce was rightly so, and the beers were ice cold and $1.50 a pop. A... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We had a great breakfast each morning on the dock next to Tropical Suites Hotel. Also, spent some time prior to dinner enjoying the view with a glass of wine. There are other great places in the city but this was close to our hotel and never too crowded.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

the sign outside this restaurant promises service with a smile but this could not be further from the truth. They are a miserable and unhelpful bunch who look annoyed when you order something - and then leave you waiting for ages whilst they make it.

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Newport Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Tropical Suites nearby offers a free breakfast at Lilly's. The breakfast was a regular, decent portion of fruits, coffee, entre and juice. Except one afro-lady at the bar who was so rude she, destroyed my appetite. She would REFUSE to take my order or answer questions. She forced coffee on us (despite tea being on the menu) and would not... More

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Lafayette, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

This casual place is a good choice for breakfast. Try the Lili's omelette with a side of "Killing Me Man Sauce." The french toast is another nice choice. Be prepared to wait...remember you are working on "Bocas Time."

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I didn't eat there but I stopped in and bought 10 bottles of there hot sauce as presents. Everyone seems to love it.

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Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Ive been there 3 times and every time it takes about 15 minutes for them to take your order and it took 30 minutes for them to bring me a sandwich. I also ordered over easy eggs once and they brought me sunny side up that where hard. And the last time my friend ordered the Caribbean breakfast he got... More

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Great menu, live music on some Saturdays, be patient, the good food may take awhile to get to you but you will be very happy and return!

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Samara Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Nothing that was memorable. The hot sauce is not all that hot!

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