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Bocas Marina, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0001, Panama
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Bocas del toro, Panama
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Friday night has the Barbeque and the kitchen stays open til 10..Nice & Breezy..Live band..Gentle music..Little pricey but usually is when you are on an island..

Thank Henry N
Houston, Texas
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2015

We have been in Bocas Marina for several months. We have spent a lot of fun times at the Calypso Cantina! :) the owners Courtney and Rosemary have made it a great place for everyone to socialize and are very generous and accommodating. My husband, Bill, and I have organized many fun events here and fundraisers, too. The food is... More 

Thank William H
Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2014

The restaurant is at the marina which gives it an added ambiance. Food is good and at a good price. Nice when they have live music. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Alice K
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was in Isla Colon/Bocas and went to Calypso Cantina for their BBQ night. It was nice to relax and listen to some live music. We got the ribs which were a huge portion and tasty. I recommend stopping by Calypso Cantina.....you need to take the water taxi from the main street of Isla Colon downtown.

Thank Tatiana F
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

the food is ok,and the Atmosphäre ok,with the new owner thinks will hopefully change...there have free taxiservice,too !!!

Thank C J P
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

That's what I call the place,nightmare marina,if you are staying in the Marina,you better get a shrink for future advise,it's a nice marina if the management would be nice too,that's were you get your nightmare,first think is that this restaurant had around 8 owners in 8 Years,because nobody could get alone with the owners or the management.the security is not... More 

Thank C J P
George Town, Cayman Islands
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105 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

the location is nice and the staff seemed happy and friendly. The food was served on time and good quality. I like the drink specials and the selection of interesting people to chat with.

Thank TropicalOutside
Paraiso, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

Such a great place! You can enjoy great food, good music and a beautiful view! The owners are so warm and friendly and you just feel like you've been invited to a friend's place.

Thank Jaclyn W
Bocas Town, Panama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

john and alina are great people who will do what it takes to make you feel at home. cooking is great, and prime location . i would recommed it to anybody. alina thinks up lots of new things to impress your taste buds. , there is music live and when not john has really good music ,to . there is... More 

1 Thank barb k
Cabuya, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Definatly recommended!this placeis a wondeful place to chill, listen to wonderful live music from local gringos mostly. The cruiser are always happy, the food is delish! I am so greatful for the fantastic service and great funny quotes they post on Facebook every day. Definatly worth the taxi fare from the main island and back to if you came here... More 

1 Thank michellemilnejones

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $12
Caribbean, Mexican, International
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bocas Marina, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0001, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: 50764008739

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