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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (78 reviews)
“lobster” (39 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Isla Carenero | Surfside Restaurant and Bar @ Buccaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best ceviche was had at Bibi's. Service was so so, but that's what to expect from most places in bocas.

Thank Mark
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a rainy day so we decided to take the water taxi from Bocas del Toro to Bibi's. We got a table outside under the roof over looking the water. The view was very nice even though it was raining. We order a bottle...More

Thank SBCATraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

ceveche is excellent, happy hour drinks great and priced right best food (fish dishes) we've had on this trip so far.

Thank lisagingras
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a monday when most other resturaunts are closed. I cant remember what else we had , but I will say that the cevechi was incredible.

Thank rachael h h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Beach via water taxi from Bastimentos and this restaurant seems to live from its view. Food has been ok,but nothing special, they should use less sauce since our food was swimming in it.

Thank DeadEye-667
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely chill vibe and sea view just a two minute boat ride from Bocas Town - good little beach for swimming safe for kids

Thank choccychamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been at Bibis twice for lunch. I had the fish and chips and margueritas which were delicious. Service is slow, but the location is amazing

Thank windinyurhair
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try for a different atmosphere on our last day and took the water taxi over for the afternoon. I guess I felt like I was missing a sort of relaxed beach hangout with tacos and good drinks. Bibi's unfortunately didn't cure that...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first pit stop after coming from Costa Rica. Food was amazing and Will our server was a fantastic host with great service!

Thank Krista D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Water taxi across from Bocas town to Isla Canero, then a short walk along the beach to this great restaurant for lunch. Planned to walk much further after lunch, but muddy path and then rain made us turn round and return to Bibi's for happy...More

Thank Rhys P
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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