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Barracuda

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Calle Tercera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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177 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Located in a deck over the caribean beach, it serves very good seafood. Very good ceviches and barracuda fish prepared in a local way (with rice and fried banana). i saw a starfish and a ray meanwhile I was eating... pretty amazing.

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Thank Rodrigo C
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

... and really cool staff. We had two grande pizzas. At $14-16 each, we had nothing to complain about - the best pizzas we had in 10 days bicycling around Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. The staff were pleasant, cool and helpful, and the atmosphere was lovely. The terrace looks over the harbour, and the music was not too loud... More 

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Thank D K
Hampton
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97 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Really tasty homemade local food love the lasagna and the pasta carbonara. Service was very good and right on the water

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Thank flycatcher06
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We stopped there multiple times - great food and cocktails. Lunch and dinner alike very good and extremely nice staff.

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Thank Yeschick
Miami
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Been to Bocas twice in the last year and always eat here. Great food. I always eat the local fish and its pretty gourmet

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Thank Marc B
Lethbridge, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Went in the early evening ordered Hawaiian pizza which came burn on the edges nearly nothing for toppings and middle of the road flavor. Slow service which is just typical of Bocas. Ordered Gin and Tonic and the first one tasted suspiciously like just Tonic ordered a second and sure enough just tonic. The waiter very apologetic and it probably... More 

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Thank dave5363
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

The food selection is very good and I returned 2x just to enjoy the langosto and other selections. In the Bocas you can expect great fish at all times but not BEEF. To be expected - no cattle on the islands = no beef on the menu. I look forward to returning soon.

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Thank Duncan H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I've been there several times with groups of friends as well as with my boyfriend. The service is very good. We have been lucky enough to have the same server over a span of several months and she remembers our particular requests; poco queso, sin cebolla, etc. She lets me practice my Spanish as her English is excellent. I would... More 

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Thank Carey L
Golfito, Costa Rica
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We adore this place. They make beautiful and thoughtful pastas and salads. The staff is attractive and helpful. You are right on the water in Bocas del Toro which is the place to be when you visits here

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Thank Winslow11111
Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Went into this restaurant not knowing it was italian food, and decided to stay because of the nice atmosphere. The attention was great and the food delicious. The chocolate mousse was the best part! We were able to order both in English and Spanish no problem, and they accept credit cards, which is a bonus in this island.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tercera, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?