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El Pirata

Calle 3 | @ the intersection of Calle 3 & Calle 1, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 757-9088
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Calle 3 | @ the intersection of Calle 3 & Calle 1, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Very nice restaurant right on the water. Good service and great food! We enjoyed the chicken and pork chop meals. Drinks were nice too!

Thank D8737GRbobm
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We enjoyed a decent lunch at El Pirata served by a very attentive wait staff which made it enjoyable.

Thank ChrisFSeattle_WA
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My deep fried whole fish (16 dollars) was so over cooked that much of the flesh was rendered unbearable. The same went for 2 friends who ate the same thing

Thank NLR
Reviewed 14 February 2017

El Pirata has terrific pineapple and banana pancakes. You gotta try them. You'd better be hungry because portions are big.

Thank savvywomentravel
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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Today our first day in Bocas with a lot of expectations of the vacation ahead we decided or better said poorly choice a good looking venue to have breakfast. Definately dont judge the book by its cover! The waitress was extremely rude and uncomfortable about...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Wonderful place by the sea! Of course the traditional seafood, but it was delicious. We were 6 people, each one ordered something different, and all was good. Mosquitos!

Thank Lobelia R
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place for dinner. Bocas town is full of dining options. My husband had a pasta dish and my meal was so forgettable that I don't recall what I ordered,but we both didn't care for our meal. Try Buena Vista a few...More

Thank Mauibird
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Poor quality food, bad experience... We just arrived from a long journey and the hotel recommended us this restaurant, I had ran out of battery on my phone so I could not check TripAdvisor and we were hungry... Bad move... Had I seen the 3.5...More

Thank chrisrob1234
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I ate lunch at the Pirate ... bad experience. The very rude and slow service..il almost inedible food

Thank cimbarle
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Pro's: Great location on the waters edge. Loved watching the Frigate birds circling around on the open waters of the Caribbean Sea. Long list of food & drinks. They accept credit cards and have free wifi. Con's: Some of the staff seemed to be in...More

Thank OzTrottingGlobe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 3 | @ the intersection of Calle 3 & Calle 1, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9088
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