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The Blue Coconut


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American, South American
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

The Bar is 200feet out over the water with clear blue waters, colourful live coral, and spectacular snorkelling. There are two swim/tan platforms for customers to utilize with stairs going down into the water to make it that much easier. There are 2 chefs on staff that are more then willing to come out and explain the dishes or tailor them to your needs. The atmosphere is friendly, the food cheap, delicious and fresh and the drinks ice cold. Another thing to note is The Blue Coconut is completely off grid, so 100% solar powered and the outdoor shower uses rainwater. This means not only will you enjoy the food and drinks, but you're helping the environment at the same time! Salud and see you
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Drinks
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American, South American
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I plan a day trip to the Blue Coconut on every trip! We go to Bocas at least twice a year. the Blue Coconut, like many places in Bocas, is laid back, has good food, and drinks'o'plenty! The humidity getting to you?...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank eadams2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious and came out pretty fast. We had a great time sunbathing on the deck and going for a swim on the clear ocean.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 2312_Maria_B
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Everything about this restaurant is wonderful. The people treat you like family, the view is something you have to see to experience. You can snorkel right underneath your seat. The food and drinks are prepared perfectly. I highly recommend this spot because of all those...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Holly H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

What an amazing bar that you must take a water taxi to get to! You can drink and snorkel and lay in the water hammocks! Love the sweet Rotti on the island too!

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank WestCoastGiirl
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious and drinks were awesome! Places to lay out in the sun and also hammock in the water to lay in. Snorkeling mask and breathing tube available for free. I send a stingray while I was out.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The excellent service is just part of what makes this place great. The drink specials are creative and fun, and the food, is simple and simply delicious. They provide complementary snorkeling gear and the water surrounding the wrap around dock is magnificent. Truly one of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank LightPacker427970
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The owner is the craziest lady you'll ever meet in the best way possible. She knows how to party, and instills that energy into her bar.

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Kayla C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Great staff, fun environment, snorkeling......awesome food! We had so much fun in the sun and snorkeling off the dock! Lounge chairs to relax on the Caribbean! All ages!

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Karena066
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We were newlyweds honeymooning in Bocas and stopped at The Blue Coconut for lunch during a fishing excursion. The food was great but even better was the hospitality of the staff and owner. If you want a place where locals go and a breathtaking view...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank Allysonbelinda
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We went there on the suggestion of someone whom we asked for a nice and safe place for the kids to snorkel. It was perfect! Short trip from Isla Colon with the water taxi, not many people (low season?), the restaurant gave us some masks....More

Date of visit: May 2018
3  Thank CarolineN79
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