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"Ok, so if you are at Bastimentos, you should go to The Roots, because they have really good food, but be aware that it doesn't look really clean and that may affect your experience. Basically, Old Bank on Bastimentos is not very nice. The main street is piled up with garbage and everything looks dir..."ty, so the whole experience isn't as nice as it could be.
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"So we just got back from our first trip to BDT. We were in Bocas from May 3-10 with a group of 8 adults and 4 children. I booked Firefly the second night that we were in Bocas as we were staying at a couple of villas @ Red Frog Beach and it would be closer then going into Bocas town.
I have bee..."n to many parts of the world and have experienced many different cuisines and restaurants and I have to say that Firefly might just be one of the most special places I have ever visited.
That said, Is the food the best I have ever had, no. Is the setting the best I have ever been to, no. BUT, the combination of the food, the setting, and the hosts make for the perfect trifecta!!! This place has something truly magical about it. From the walk through Old Bank filled with the most welcoming people, I found myself sitting on a picturesque point off the coast of Panama under a beautiful canopy of palm trees eating food that was truly "inspired". Lauren and Ryan have poured their heart an...
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"There is not a better place to eat on Bastimentos! The pancakes will blow your mind, the pizza and all of the Italian dishes are to die for. Seriously. These do fresh ingridents all day long. The location is perfect...you can watch all of Bastimentos go by, rain or shine, sitting on the porch here w..."ith a local brew or a glass of great wine is heaven. The prices are crazy great! So go.....you will be writing your own great review. Tell 'em Abuela Gringa sent you!
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