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El Ultimo Refugio

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Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6726-9851
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 22:00
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San Antonio
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at this restaurant located in a corner off the last pier. It's hidden in a neighborhood away from central downtown. We had the lobster risotto. The dish was very good and filing. Large portion. We also had the Mahi Mahi with mashed potatoes. The fish was light and not overcooked. It was yummy. At must go to for... More 

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Thank Nancy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is awesome , attention as well!! If you want to eat good , go there ! You have a variation of plates to choose and trust me , all good !!!

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Thank Roxy D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this little "hole in the wall" with the family. Although it isn't fancy it does have a rustic charm. The food was excellent including the calamari and octopus, along with the lobster risotto. My wife also had a very good pumpkin gnocchi. The service is quite slow, but so is everything else in Panama. I would definitely... More 

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Thank Chris B
St. Marys, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Place was great. Service was excellent and food also. I would recommend it to all visiting Boca Town. It is well worth the time. Location was as good as it gets.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a recommendation from Turtle Beach House we stopped here for dinner and really liked it. Some of the most flavorful food on this trip.

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Thank Mike G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with good food and service. Full of vacationers and expats though so don't expect much local atmosphere. Prices slightly on the high side but not unreasonable.

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Thank Rob G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner one night because we kept hearing this was the best meal in town. I would have to say it is pretty good but not sure if it was the absolute best. We started off with appetizers and I must say the coconut shrimp was AMAZING even though it is a smaller portion. We also had... More 

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Thank Andretta W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant in bocas. The service and atmosphere is casual but nice. They spend all of their time on the food. I live in the bay area of California, I thought I had already had tried the best food in my life at 100$ a person 5star restaurants in the city, but this place blew me away.... More 

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Thank Andrew S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cane here for a birthday dinner during my stay in Bocas. They had the best gnocchi I have had during my travels all over the United states and abroad. I would have a picture but it was eaten to fast to take a picture. They pan fried it causing it to have the slightest crisp texture mixing with the... More 

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Thank Aaron B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite on the island, very innovative and a palate pleaser...food snob approved. I just got back in town and can't wait to get here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6726-9851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?