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The Bocas Wine Bar

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International, Contemporary, Fusion, Tapas, Wine Bar
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Main Street | In front of Bocas Marine Tours, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
50766861736
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Fun mellow wine bar with a second floor patio overlooking main. The cocktails were delicious the menu is limited but everything we tried was superb. Great stop for wine and a cheese platter or dessert. Try the chocolate mojito.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Michelle W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Fun mellow wine bar with a second floor patio overlooking main. The cocktails were delicious the menu is limited but everything we tried was superb. Great stop for wine and a cheese platter or dessert. Try the chocolate mojito.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Very nice relaxed atmosphere. Had a great assortment of their menu for the 5 of us. Very fine food and nice cocktails.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Menu had small selection of really nice meals. Seating over street is laid back couches and easy chairs. Owner/ chef was very nice and came out to check on us. Decor reminds me of Venice Beach California hippy chic. Fish was served with nice sauce so that there was plenty of fish and just the right amount of food. Price... More 

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Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

What a great place. We sat outside overlooking the Main Street for excellent people watching. We ordered the fried mozzerella appetizer which was a stunning presentation served with an amazing balsamic reduction paired with a strawberry sauce. It was a mouthwatering combination. My husband ordered the fish which was excellent. It was served with some sort of mashed potatoes that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Bocas Wine Bar is small but perfectly formed. Chef David has created a surprisingly elegant menu, in a breezy, casual environment. It's not the biggest place, but well worth the visit. The beef fillet with white bean hummus was superb, and my two fussy dining companions really enjoyed their dishes (which I can't recall right now, possibly due to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Very nice balcony overlooking the mainstreet but limited number of seats. Inside is also pretty cosy but not as nice as the balcony. Good place to hang out and enjoy a glass of wine. Food is OK but not as good as other options in Bocas Town, so would be a place I visit later in a weeklong stay, not... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Met some friend here a couple nights while visiting Bocas. Its a great location and good atmosphere. We didn't have any food but the cocktails and bar service was fantastic. The balcony is a comfortable place to enjoy people watching of Bocas. Its one of the better places to visit in Bocas.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This spot is a great little place to grab a drink at night before hitting the docks. Drinks are strong cheap and the bartenders are super nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Nice and cosy terrace, great food, nice service! Nice wines which is sometimes hard to find in other bars in bocas. We loved it!

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Friendly staff, excellent food and cozy balcony seating overlooking the street. Live music on the weekends will make you smile. Watched a killer guitar and violin jazzy duo. Try the beat salad!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street | In front of Bocas Marine Tours, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: 50766861736

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Fusion, Tapas, Wine Bar

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