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Capitan Caribe Bocas del Toro

1st Street | 1st Street, Besides Selina's Hostel, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6824-3158
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish burger” (50 reviews)
“ceviche” (28 reviews)
“patacones” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Central American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1st Street | 1st Street, Besides Selina's Hostel, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beef, Pork, Fish burgers all servef on Coconut rolld. sauce on the Burgers fabulous. Meat tender & good. Great ambience and friendly staff! Great food for very reasonable price. Outdoor seating awesome

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank melw60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers were good but I don't see how this restaurant is highly rated in Bocas. Especially compared to L'Histoire, Falafel Place, la Buga, Azul or Octo. Definitely had better burgers with better sides. Service was also average compared to the politeness of other diners. Definitely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank athees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place! The ceviche was excellent, as was the fish curry! I also really liked the fish burger. Very nice local brewery beer too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EttoreV68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was next to where I stayed, so I grabbed a couple of new found friends and headed out for dinner. First of all, this place is really cozy! They’ve only got 4 tables I think and little fairy lights above your head. They...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HildaHattar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really relaxed vibe. Large tables, maybe seats 20? Food is burgers & tacos. Super atmosphere. Certainly in the rainy season this place isn’t too busy. A beer is 2 dollars which is mid range for Bocas

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aoifebdillon
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Great ambience, good music, excellent drinks! The Margarita and Passionfruit cocktail are a must try! Sufficient tequila with just the perfect amount of lime, sugar and salt! A second round was a must! Quality at it’s best! Me & my boyfriend were greeted and given...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cella9828
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Tasty food at fair prices. I would recommend this place to my family and friends. We ate there every night during our 5 night stay.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Marta H
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Nice little eatery on the Main Street. Great burgers and drinks. Very personable owner. Only place in Bocas that we visited twice!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jkz_2011
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very laid back place serving dinner in a small courtyard on benches. Burgers were excellent. I had the fish burger which was really good and also tasted the pork one. They all tasted different thanks to the tamarindo and other Caribbean flavours. I would recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank veronicaedit
Luis P, Propietario at Capitan Caribe Bocas del Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review! we really appreciated this and make us really happy that you shared your experience here. Sorry for the struggle at paying time, and just to let you know if you come back now we have the option to...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

The food here is incredible, so many amazing flavours. Make sure you go here when in Bocas, it really is a must!!! Lovely staff too!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tomdU5194BV
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22 October 2015|
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Response from Jorge S | Property representative |
Hi capitans, Capitan Caribe have now cold national beers in the new spot! you are very welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Street | 1st Street, Besides Selina's Hostel, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6824-3158
  • E-mail
We are Capitan Caribe a small and unique food truck in Bocas Town. We will share this great experience and good vibes felt in the Caribbean, with ingredients from the Caribbean region, always fresh and good quality. The success of the house is the "CAPITAN CARIBE BURGER" unique in Bocas Town, followed by TROPICAL BURRITO, PATACONES, CEVICHE and the best natural fruit smoothies, all at a great price with quality and good service.
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