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“Best Ceviche”
Review of El Ultimo Refugio

El Ultimo Refugio
Ranked #2 of 74 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Rustic and quaint, over the water, Caribbean-American fusion, focus on fresh seafood. Meat and vegetarian options always avaible
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Good food and good service. The restaurant is waterfront. Get a reservation because we were not the only one who liked it.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

This restaurant was highly recommended to us. We arrived early and had a good seat. The atmosphere was lovely and the setting was beautiful. The staff was friendly and efficient. We ordered the filet mignon which turned out to be so disappointing. We have no idea how it was cooked but we suspect it was baked or partly steamed, definitely not grilled. Maybe we should not order beef when on the ocean.

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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Nice food and a good value. Food was fresh. Cocktails were excellent. Over the water setting is lovely. I liked the traveling white board menu. We were served promptly and service was freindly.

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

King Mackerel was so fresh, so delicious, and when was the last time you saw King Mackerel on a menu?

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Thank treeshaker
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

As other reviewers have commented, it is well worth getting there early. We arrived at 9.00, on the first occasion that we visited but they were full. We came back the following night at 7.30 and it was less busy at that time. It's quite intimate in a lovely setting over the water and the staff bring a handwritten board round to the tables and you choose from the dishes available on that day. We had both meat and fish and the quality of the food was excellent. It was probably the best meal we had during our three weeks in Panama

Thank Alison G
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