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The Bocas Wine Bar

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International, Contemporary, Fusion, Tapas
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Main Street | In front of Bocas Marine Tours, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
50766861736
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing meal

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Suzi J
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Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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96 reviews 96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

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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Stockholm
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The cilantro, jalipino magaritas are amazing!!!! the serivce from Michael Angelo was great and the atmospher fantastiic. Thanks for a great couple of nights in Bocas, Wine Bar!

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Allegan, Michigan
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29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

They've changed their name a bit - now it's the Bocas Wine Restaurant - and the signage isn't good, but it's definitely worth the effort to find this gem of a place. The restaurant is located on the second floor with tables on the balcony. Each table has comfortable armchairs and benches with pillows, they are far apart giving each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was certainly the best restaurant we eat in bocas. The food was really good and for a good price. It's on the first floor, so you can sit outside and look at the mainstreet, while you can eat your dinner quiet.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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