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Isla Bastimentos

The Sea Monkey Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


Seafood, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
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All reviews enchiladas pad thai seafood coconut french toast shrimp ate here water taxi water bungalow nice vibe delicious cocktails every morning fantastic food friendly service ryan bocas stay island
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner. It’s at the end of the sidewalk, then keep going along the trail to the dock. Good friendly service. The setting is gorgeous, right on the water. The chicken pad Thai was hearty, huge and excellent. My husband misread the menu...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank cheri j
Reviewed April 8, 2019

We were staying at the Eclypes Del Mar so we could walk over to the Sea Monkey. The Sea Food Pad Thai was great as well as the Margaritas. We took our two teenagers and they liked it as well. It is not open on...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank StephnColorado
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Their food was excellent and the service was very good too. They had several unique drinks and everything was very fresh!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank DMpoel
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Really enjoyed our meals here! We stayed in Bocas for 8 days and this was by far the best breakfast we had. Absolutely worth the water taxi ride from any of the other islands!

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Rhonda E
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

We had a simple order with a chip and salsa appetizer that took over one hour to prepare. The wait staff was inattentive and the chef was confused about our order. The vegetable coconut curry was tasty, but the wait, without explanation, was too long.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Trail11128
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

The place is on the sea which is kind of nice. Food is good and service is ok but nothing crazy in all of that.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Arlevoy
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Seafood Pad Thai is amazing. The Enchiladas was good too. The pineapple margarita and the night monkey was decent, the watermelon margarita wasn’t that great. It is so good that we are going back here for breakfast for the next morning!

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank lamvdoan
Reviewed December 23, 2018

Six of us ate dinner here. Very friendly Canadian waiter/manager. Group ordered a variety of meals--Pad Thai, pasta with seafood, pasta with shrimp, seafood curry dish--all were excellent. Great setting as well. Only downside was very expensive boat ride from Red Frog Beach--$12/person round trip!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PittReisender
Reviewed November 16, 2018

My girlfriend and I were looking for several dining options on the island of Bastimento, and everyone always talks about the Firefly. However, we decided to try something different and tried the Sea Monkey. We heard good things about Beer Fish and wanted to try...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank drakePatoPato
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Had the pleasure of finding this gem of a spot while traveling Isla Bastiementos!! Buddy and I ate enchiladas, pad thai, pineapple salsa, smoothies, and a watermelon-mint mojito that Ryan whipped up for us!! ALL OF THEM DELICIOUS!! ALL OF THEM FRESH!!! ALL HUGE (FREAKN...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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