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Beso del Drago

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near Chikita Beach | before guari guari, saigon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Binghamton, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We ate at this local restaurant a number of times as it was a short walk from where we were staying and the food was always good. I think we tried almost all of their dishes and were never disappointed. They are a small establishment and do not always have everything, even running out of bottled water one evening, which... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I had the puerco salsa $5.00 (Carnivale day). Big plate with tender cooked pork in delicious rich red sauce, coconut rice with rich lentil sauce, slaw, and plantain frito. To die for, folks! Wife had chicken quesadilla, also very tasty and filling, $6.00. 2 beers to drown it all. Best $12.00 date-night dinner I've had in, well, as long as... More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

After our first visit, I think we ate here again 4-5 times during our 2 week stay. Food is amazing, plentiful & cheap!!!!! Was well worth a stop even just to have a beer coming back from the beach. Staff was amazing

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Thank Danno6317
Daytona Beach, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

This is the best local food ever I had in Bocas! The prices are so cheap for the quality and taste of the local food! Pescado is a must there! Trust me!

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Courtenay, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

The food here is delicious. It is our favorite restaurant in Bocas. For $4 you get a huge meal of beans, rice, salad and either chicken or pork or beef...yum.

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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Nice relaxing place, far from downtown bocas so its a little more peaceful, but it can get busy. service is good, food is good and a real friendly atmosphere. We came by boat to get something to eat after relaxing at starfish. (playa estrella). Will go back

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Nevada City, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Good local food, good prices. I tried their "Rondon" (fish cream) it was delicious and feeling. Next day I had fish with rice and beans for $4.00

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Minneapolis
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2014 via mobile

No beaches in BT, so this is your best bet for a shoreline hike and beach time. Starfish beach now heavy on food/beer concessions and short on starfish. Still, good way to spend a day.

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canmore
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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We walked from town (20 minutes) but well worth it. If you are looking for where the locals go this is it! Ordering off the menu will take time. We noticed all the locals ordering the "soup of the day" and obviously this came out quickly. If you are looking for fine dining or have not eaten in a local... More 

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I truly believe that when visiting you go where the locals go to eat. This place was very popular with the locals. We gave it a try and were not disappointing. It's a local diner where you can get a meal with a beer for $5/pp. Food was very good too. Keep in mind, there is no English spoken here,... More 

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Spanish, South American, Central American
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Dinner
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Seating, Takeout
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  • Address: near Chikita Beach | before guari guari, saigon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?