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La Buguita Ocean Lounge

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Main Street | Bocas Town, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 757-9534
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08:00 - 22:30
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Montréal, Qc
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the first restaurant I try in Bocas. I was there because the view ans the music. The menu is fantastic, the drinks very good and the view amazing. You could ask for dive or surf lesson too. It's a very good place!

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Thank Boo71
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you ver y much...we work Every DAY w love and our costumers are the most important ...good to have you in home!! More 

Bozeman, Montana
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner and breakfast here. The curry for dinner was good and had lots of flavor. We also had octopus ceviche which was literally the best I have ever had!! For breakfast I had a beet/orange juice which I was so glad to find in Panama. Good spot.

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Thank katiemonnin
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

We are so Happy that you enjoy La Buguita experience...thanks For visiting More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a lot of different things on their menu, but all food is very fresh. The fish of the day changes almost every day and they have great happy hour drink specials!

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Thank Rachael M
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

Yes!!!!! We are Happy that you enjoy our simply and fresh specials...thanks For visiting!!!! More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great food, close to the diving shop. Excelent smothies, burgers and salads. Had meals there every day....

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Thank Marc P
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

Our mission is give you an experience...simply fresh!..we are so happy yo read your opinion...thanks For visiting More 

St. Gallen, Switzerland
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

While I was doing my Open Water I tried different lunches...were all delicious! I recommend the Veggie + cheese burrito with chicken!

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Thank Anne-Lyd
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

They have great deals! Every day live music, happy hour from 5-7 and a discount for divers too! I'd recommend going diving and then eating. Also, best thing on the menu. Buga Burger with BACON!!

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Thank LVDH14
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks For share your experience...its so nice For us give you our best... and yes the burger is so yummi!!!! More 

Red Deer, Canada
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137 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This place makes the absolute best margarita (passion fruit)! Came here almost every day on our vacation to have one. Food was excellent as well and staff were wonderful. Everyone was friendly, service was great and loved sitting over the water with a great view. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank OADiver
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

Yeiiiii...Thanks For visiting and live La buguita experience..we work hard to give you our besties!! More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

literally took like 45 min to get a cup of coffee and we were in there at am. then they screwed up the food my friends got. it just kind of turned into a joke. maybe just a bad morning in the off season...

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Thank art_by_Blair_Berger1
poncius, Propietario at La Buguita Ocean Lounge, responded to this review

We really sorry that you have a bad experience....in this place we always work for give you a nice and yummi experience...we will see what happened this day...and we hope to see you soon for change your opinion..have a.nice day More 

Balikpapan, Indonesia
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128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The lunch is good, but the smoothies at this place are to-die-for. Also love the eclectic space and view. Visited for lunch.

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Panama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

everythig we tried was very well done, burguers, catch of the day and specials: beverages were also very refreshing and tasty

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Thank Caro0179

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Bocas Town, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9534
Description
La Buguita is a waterfront restaurant located in Bocas Town. We are offering a great variety of healthy breakfast and lunch selections as well as fancy dinner options. Relish delightful, homemade dishes or simply pleasure in the stunning view over the ocean. In accordance with its attempt to support local businesses and prevent pollution, La Buguita is mainly processing local products.

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