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La Buguita Ocean Lounge

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Main Street | Bocas Town, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 757-9534
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The team are very friendly. Very clean facilities and comfortable. The food is delicious. I really enjoyed my lunch time there, while hear good music. I recommend this place for food and if you wanna do water sports also.

Thank duende1510
Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good setting by the water, friendly staff, good happy hour prices. We had caipirinha and daiquiris, both ok although the daiquiri was more like a slurpy light on the licor. In any case still worth a drink there and enjoy the oceanfront and music, good location.

Thank jckeys
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, delicious cocktails, good vibes, nice people to meet, live music. La Buguita is located at Main Street. In the back of the restaurant is La Buga Dive And Surf located. If you dive there you get a 10% discount on food and drinks.

Thank Wil C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best burgers on my trip! The service is super nice and the owner is LOCO! The juices are super nice and the location and vibe is really cool! Even though its more on the pricy side I went back on my last night.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was Delicious! Every part of it. Order the ceviche, they make it with their special pineapple sauce which is the best I had in Panama

Thank Luca L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We went there for an after-dinner drink whilst waiting for La Iguana Bar to open their doors. The music was pumping, service was fast and friendly, my wine was served at the right temperature... We sat outdoors and enjoyed the warm, rain-free night breeze. The decor was quirky and colorful - a typical island hangout with great vibes.

Thank Hélène D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in with no prior recommendation to have a bite, cocktail and to enjoy the live music coming from the restaurant. The staff were really friendly and welcoming and were able to fulfill my request for a strawberry margarita (which was not on their menu) and for fish tacos. The cocktail was delicious..best ever! The fish tacos totally surpassed my... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The staff here were so friendly and happy. We had drinks here once and then dinner a little later. The food was very good.

Thank Shibumi365
Kalmar, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We probably went here for breakfast 7-8 times during our visit in Bocas and it was always nice. Friendly staff and good food. Good variety and tasty. We will be back again :)

Thank Thompa84
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We came here for food after having travelled all day and the BLT was AMAZING! Great, cold local beers and a wonderful view of the water. There is also an adorable kitten who lives in the surf shop. Ended up coming here every night for 3 days and listening to the love music which created a great vibe and atmosphere.... More 

Thank Koughti1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Bocas Town, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9534
La Buguita is a waterfront restaurant located in Bocas Town. We are offering a great variety of healthy breakfast and lunch selections as well as fancy dinner options. Relish delightful, homemade dishes or simply pleasure in the stunning view over the ocean. In accordance with its attempt to support local businesses and prevent pollution, La Buguita is mainly processing local products.

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