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Bocas Bookstore Bar

Closed Now: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Open today: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Cool place to hang - they have video games!

We stopped in here one evening when we were in town. It was raining and we sat on their covered... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Lyndsey T
Loved this bar

A bunch of us came here as part of a bar crawl around town and it was the bar we spent the most... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fun games”(2 reviews)
“cheap drinks”(2 reviews)
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Avenue G | Old white house Ave G between calle 3 & 4, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We stopped in here one evening when we were in town. It was raining and we sat on their covered patio and ate dinner. The food and drink were good.. had a nice view of some boats anchored out. What we remember about this place...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

A bunch of us came here as part of a bar crawl around town and it was the bar we spent the most time in. The owner was great and served up plenty of great drinks, there were numerous games for us to play and...More

Thank LifeAsABackpacker
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I was GRANDPAcking in Bocas Town for 1 week. I popped down to the Book Store a couple of times during Happy Hour. It has a pleasant over-the-water setting and is one of the few bars in town that has a smoking area (set at...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Definitely don't miss the live music on saturday and tuesday nights! If you're around town during the day, keep your eyes open for coupons for half off drinks too. They have some great bands doing solid cover music. A little loud, but we sat on...More

Thank AlwaysTakeTheWeather
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We came here because of the good reviews and heard about the live music. Place would be nice, prices affordable but listening to a drunk singer shouting (out of tune) to insanely amplified music which is above the pain levels was really not what we...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This place is so much fun on Saturday night. Chill- not crazy, but cool people and good live music. Didn’t try the food, but will one of these days.

1  Thank j k
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

What more could you want in one place?! A wacky variety of books for sale or trade inside of a bar... Well they also have delicious food, a whole bunch of fun games and a gorgeous ocean view! Loved this place! Any time I go...More

1  Thank Piper M
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Great Halloween Party!!!!! Super people!!! Crazy Dave is an ICON! Great friends- Nancy & Dave Woundn’t think of coming to Bocas without the BOOKSTORE BAR Great New Years Eve 2016

1  Thank peg911
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

All my favorite things in one place! You must go here. Food was good, list of interesting books to check out, ping pong table, Nintendo, right on the ocean, easy to get to from town. Go!

1  Thank natvt88
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I stumbled upon this bar during the offseason and it was still full of life. Dave and all of the friends there were very inviting and fun. My friend and I had a blast talking and drinking with them, of course while we played toilet...More

1  Thank Raven W
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