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Isla Bastimentos

The Firefly Restaurant & Bar


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The Firefly serves Thai/Caribbean food in an open air, outdoor setting directly on the Caribbean Ocean. We source locally and organically whenever possible and believe in using ingredients readily available to make up our menu. Because of this philosophy, our menu items may change daily. Contact us for special occasion or private dining! We can create an amazing atmosphere! Contact at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to do a tasting menu, starting at 5 courses. Full bar, Cash only and reservations required. CLOSED TUES & low season hours vary
$10 - $20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Asian, Caribbean, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Reservations, Table Service, Free Wifi, Beach
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from our 3rd time at the Firefly this trip. Kevin and Michelle do an amazing job. They are so friendly and helpful with local information. The setting is gorgeous, right on the water with the waves crashing, sunset in the background. The...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

We were staying right down from the Firefly, so naturally we walked down to eat there. The atmosphere was wonderful. Menu is limited, but could be the time of year. Served Tapas style, so portions are small. I got the calamari and fish bites. Wife...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 485bradp
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

The food is delicious, BUT I would have to eat every single dish on the menu to even be close to satisfied. TINY portions even though they mentioned tapas style, way overpriced for each dish. Not to mention the guitarist they have playing which you...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jyethetravelguy
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

We had the best calamari with the best views of the waves at This place. Watching the surfers with a cocktail while enjoying Some snacks was the best!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Enid P
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here a saturday in July, a family of four, kids 12 and 9 years old. The food is excellent, very high end and something you might expect to find at expensive restaurants in major cities around the world. The setting is very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mattias Gillis ... R
Reviewed May 28, 2019

This is the Best food that I have found in the Bocas Del Toro Archipelago. Lauren has crafted a wonderful menu that blends the local flavors with that of Southeast Asia. Yum! We ate breakfast and dinner there every night during our yoga/barre retreat and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Katherine P
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant and bar. I ate there almost every night of my stay and I was not disappointed. Such great service, views and ambiance too. The drinks are unique and so well done too. A magical spot!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Christylee81
Reviewed May 8, 2019

The food here was incredible. There were 6 of us ranging from 12- 46 , every single one of us loved the food and the restaurant. This is the kind of meal you dream about and remember for years. We also had amazing hosts. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nicole C
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We can not say enough good things about this place. excellent imaginative cocktails. The food was creative and original, not your typical tourist so-so food. we wish this place was in our home town because it would be one of our go to places. the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I literally never felt that insulted going to a restaurant in my life.i hope it was just a bad night for the managers/waiters but it felt like they weren't attending our table (and the few ones around us who were also getting annoyed) on purpose....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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April 7, 2016|
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No. You don't need a reservation.
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