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Bibi's on the beach

Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
+507 757-9137
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (74 reviews)
“lobster” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GREAT menu, PERFECT setting on the water, really NICE service. Was the best food we ate anywhere during our stay in Bocas

Thank 476Diana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we were staying in Isla Carenero, it was from a walking distance from our hotel. The place is really nice as you can have lunch or dinner on the terrace which is directly on the see. We have been there on a "sunday rush...More

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice late lunch here the other day. The location was beautiful and suuper dreamy! The food was pretty good and the drinks really nice, but the staff seemed a bit slow and forgot our orders. They were really friendly and helpful though! Would...More

Thank Maja V
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We picked this restaurant based on the other reviews we read and it did not disappoint. The ceviche was amazing and the lobster some of the best we’ve ever had. I would highly recommend. Happy hour was from 4-7 and the pina colada was very...More

Thank Monika Z
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Our favorite place in Bocos Del Toro. The staff (Will and Bernard) are the best. Bernard made us some amazing drinks. Will was super easy to talk to and was always smiling. Had some friendly laughs at my terrible Spanish. Please order the octopus appetizer....More

Thank bpconnors20
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Get the ceviche del día (ceviche of the day) - you won't be disappointed! Fresh and great presentation. Happy hour is from 5-7 pm, with pina coladas, margaritas and more for $3 (best quality/large drinks). Will was our server and he's great! Always smiling, called...More

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I wasn’t even hungry, but I gave it a shot. The shrimps were one of the best shrimp dishes I’ve ever had. We ordered a red snapper for 2 - it was so big we couldn’t finish it. The fries are also outstanding.

1  Thank RanAviv
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Bibi's is an over-the-water bar and restaurant on Carenero, just a $1.50 ride per person from Bocas Town. The setting is idyllic, with amazing views. Our server, Iriana, was wonderful. Her suggestions for drinks and food were spot on. We will definitely be back!

Thank Travel26Bug
Reviewed 6 October 2017

During a recent stay in Bocas town we bounced over to Bibi's for dinner one evening for diner and drinks. We arrived a little late but still in time for happy hour prices on drinks. Drinks were strong and tasty! :) beautiful view over the...More

1  Thank draggonmn
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The food is above average, huge lobster salad, best ceviche we have found in Panama. Full bar, friendly attentive staff. Why a 5 rating? Wear your bathing suit when you go. Where else can you swim off the restaurant deck, use free kayaks while you...More

1  Thank taipan2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Carenero Island
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9137
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Restaurant used to be part of the Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island
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