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Isla Taboga

Calaloo Beach, FishBar & Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Popular Beach Restaurant with great food, specializing in local seafood, inspired Panamanian dishes, and recipes from the owner's Caribbean Tropical roots; The on-island experts in Taboga History, visit their free history photo exhibition including information about when John F Kennedy lived on Taboga Island! The friendly staff can whip up an espresso, Pina Colada and more served up with crispy fresh Fish n Chips. Enjoy the Beach-Sea view. Tourist friendly with staff knowledgeable about Taboga Island, wall maps offering hiking information/orientation. Calaloo offers Complete Beach Day Packages with Umbrellas and chairs, excellent lunch, bathrooms, free WIFI (on the beach and inside). take a
$5 - $20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Free Wifi
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All reviews callaloo fish tacos patacones hummus filet ragout juice sea bass fries corvina taboga island the owner excellent food great spot panama city food and drinks home made
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to grab a bite on the island. Husband and wife owners are selling, but indicated this is an established restaurant the next owners should be able to keep up. My girlfriend had the lagostines which were a spectacular! I had the fish which...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank georgerandallh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss this excellent and charming restaurant! The food is fresh and delicious, and as a Canadian resident, I enjoyed that the owner is Canadian as well!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank K113NJdavidc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the langoustines and my better half had the fish filet. Both were cooked to perfection and bursting with flavour.Also some nice rum to go with the meal. Service was friendly and personable and the owner took time to chat with you which was...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

extremely good service and very friendly staff! Very cozy place with good vibes and amazing food. Nice ocean view.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank MartinOmis2018
RanchitoCerrito, General Manager at Calaloo Beach, FishBar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2019

Awesome! Thank you so much for your visit. Hope you had a chance to see our Taboga History wall too. See you again someday.

Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Great restaurant in the island we went yesterday and Vicky made a great experience for all of us Food is fresh the fish of the day was excellent I was not excited about the ragout but it was an excellent food and company Great service...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank jesusn466
Reviewed November 27, 2019

Had breakfast at Calaloo and received excellent service and a very nice Panamian Style Breakfast. I also met the owner a Canadian Transplant and found her very pleasant and accomadating with great information about the island.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank GregoryFChicago
Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

Really friendly, English menus and able to answer all our questions about the island. Great food and conversation.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank RachelG2459
RanchitoCerrito, General Manager at Calaloo Beach, FishBar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2019

Really happy you found us! We hope to see you again soon! Did you enjoy our historic photos of the island? Our mini-museum? Thanks again!

Reviewed October 18, 2019

WOW What a great find. My last full day in Panama was a trip to Isla Taboga. I was lucky enough to be guided to a fabulous restaurant Fish Bar "Calaloo". Its 10am and I am hungry. The menu is simply and clear I could...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed August 30, 2019

Vicky speaks perfect English, and was very open and welcoming. The food is all home made, mostly from local ingredients. A complimentary "Taboga loco" cocktail may have influenced the review 😀

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank halvorkj
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

We went here for lunch based on the previous reviews. It's a nice little place overlooking the sea. I went for the fish tacos and my husband went for the fish burger. Both came battered which I'm not a fan of and wish I'd ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Gary W
May 25, 2018|
Response from RanchitoCerrito | Property representative |
Dear Gary, sorry we did not receive this until now. We offer Veggie Burger, Veggie Pita, Hummus de la Casa, Patacones basket, Salad, fresh pineapple shake and fresh fruit juice. Thank you
February 13, 2016|
Response from RanchitoCerrito | Property representative |
Yes we do, no problem.
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