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Bocas Bambu Beach

3rd Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6560-7872
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
15 Jul 2018
“Delicious food. Beautiful music/atmosphere.”
10 Feb 2018
“Get there early. . .”
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Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
3rd Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly and polite employees. Good food, best chili con carne I've eaten yet :) I'm not a real fish fan but they really know what they're doing.

Thank kergon2
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I am in food heaven. Bocas del Toro has so far been a huge disappointment, very expensive, and tasteless food. Happily I opted to come here this evening and ordered the Caribbean fish curry. It melts in your mouth. The music is very chilled and...More

Thank dancingkim8
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Fire show has been cancelled...food is not worth the money...service subpar...good luck ...isla zapatilla is beautiful...

Thank Carmelo C
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

It was nearly an hour before we got our drnks .Food was relatively prompt and arrived before many of us got our drinks . Food was very average for the price .Staff were good but had to multi task .The staffing was not adequate even...More

Thank veronicaconley
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The food at this place is not good at all. All of our four dishes were of poor quality. Service is even worse (very long waiting times and not friendly). On top of it they don’t clean the tables so that the cats can jump...More

Thank 905ChrisB
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This was our first night in Bocas del Toro and we were downtown, looking for somewhere to eat. Bambu looked attractive, with its tiki lights, so we decided to eat there. (Despite it's name, it's not on the beach.) Service was terrible. It took a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We had a long day and many places had already been closed, so we saw the sign by the road saying it was the Best Pizza in town. We have traveled the world...this was truly the worst uncooked Veggie Pizza we ever had.

Thank Corvid_12
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I was in the mood for some pizza. And regardless of the negative reviews pertaining to the service, I decided to give this place a shot. It's huge and there aren't enough waiters/waitresses to take care of all the customers once this place gets packed....More

Thank Pat5150
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We went there for dinner and had the Chili, Pizza Hawaii and a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. The Chili was good as well the Pizza. The wine was too warm but it was a good one. Unfortunately the service was terrible. After we finished our...More

Thank Jessie B
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for my birthday, quality of dishes was not to bad, we had a nice fish but overpriced Service was quite poor.

Thank Davide1983
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10 July 2016|
Response from JnJCaros | Reviewed this property |
We were not there late enough to see the show. I was told it is pretty good though!
Bob J
18 March 2015|
Response from bocasbambub | Property representative |
Hello! You don't need reservations, but we recomended you to go early, around 7:45pm. The shows beggins 8:30pm and somedays there are many people. So, if you arrive between 7:45pm and 8pm you will be sure to have a good... More
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25 January 2015|
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Response from bocasbambub | Property representative |
Hello! The fire show is every night at 8:30pm, there are a group of 4 performers that change the show every week. Be very wellcome when you visit Bocas! Thanks for your interest in us! Social Media Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6560-7872
  • E-mail
Caribbean international fusion cuisine restaurant. There are a variety of pizzas and seafood. We also have homemade burgers, chili con carne, Mexican dishes and delicious desserts. Among the various inputs we offer you can found ceviche and fried calamari. We have an extensive cocktail menu to taste, while enjoying some of the shows we offer daily. There is wide outdoor space with big screen to watch surf videos and listen to good music reggae/bossa/chill out.
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