We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Main Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 45: English reviews
Cuenca, Ecuador
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I used to go there to get water from their machine until it started giving less and less and less water to the point that the amount dispensed was too ridiculous to ignore (it should be 25 cents for a gallon- was nowhere near that). I believe they've adjusted these machines on purpose to dispense less water so you spend... More 

Helpful?
Thank Carena
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Needless to say, with prices as low as advertised, we shouldn't have expected to much. The pancakes were heavy and lacked flavor. More syrup might have helped. The omelet was nothing but a flat bunch of eggs folded like a pocket square and tasted like rubber. The service was slow, and the facilities dirty. Avoid.

Helpful?
Thank Joseph G
Lake Como, Italy
Level Contributor
91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

It's cheap. Cheaper than most of the places in Bocas. And it has lots of choices. Well, don't even think of stopping there. Just keep walking. It's really BAD food. I had empanadas (probably they made them three days before), French fries (too greasy) and veggie burger, the worst of my life. Horrible food, bad service and bad place.

Helpful?
Thank siuppolina
Nha Trang, Vietnam
Level Contributor
255 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

$5 for a very small but nonetheless tasty cheeseburger and ice cold 7up. Right on the main street so easy to find. Decent free WiFi

Helpful?
Thank _cornishpixie7_mk
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a good spot to get cheap food to fill up on. Nothing too special but the price is right if you are on a tight budget. They have free wifi and the cappuchinos are pretty good. It is good that there are some cheaper places to eat at to save a few dollars when travelling Bocas. Ate there... More 

Helpful?
Thank TBMark
Prague, Czech Republic
Level Contributor
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Please don't go there! Way too overpriced for such a disgusting food, useless service. I had a hot dog, it was very tiny and the bun was unedible, I guess three days old. My husband had a burger with fries. The meat was ok, but the bun same as mine. French fries were disgusting made in a week old oil... More 

Helpful?
Thank Camel84
Panama City, Panama
Level Contributor
69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I have visited this grill a couple of times over several trips to Bocas town. They have free WiFi which is great if you are in need for communication. We tried their fresh fruit milkshakes. It is great they were fresh fruit but they were very diluted in milk so for a $3 price it was expensive. You can get... More 

Helpful?
Thank Panama V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I had the chicken and plaintain for $4. Delicious! Unfortunately, the breakfast sandwich I ordered on my next visit wasn't good. The "sausage" was a mystery meat similar to a "meat" hot dog.

Helpful?
Thank professionalbeachbum
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

I do not recommend this place. The food is below average but the prices are not. After eating a grilled cheese sandwich (which was like 2 bites) we ended up eating breakfast at another place. The atmosphere is everything but nice and the waitress was very unfriendly.

Helpful?
Thank Thomas P
Tigard, Oregon
Level Contributor
76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Hate to say I ate here more than I wanted, my son and I were on a month long visit to Panama and Costa Rica and he was missing American food. This place served up what he wanted and it was cheap. It wasn't the best but it was not bad and the the prices were more than fare. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chris L

Travelers who viewed Golden Grill also viewed

Bocas Town, Isla Colon
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
 
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
 

Been to Golden Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
Description
Golden Grill is a relatively new restaurant in Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Golden Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?