Archipiélago de Bocas del Toro restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Isla Bastimentos

Firefly Restaurant

A clutch of open-air tables facing rough surf, this reservation-only restaurant is the perfect sunset date. An American chef cooks up local and organic ingredients in Thai and Caribbean preparations. Think sweet chi…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Isla Carenero

Leaf Eaters Cafe

For excellent pescatarian, vegetarian and vegan lunches, head to this over-the-water restaurant on Isla Carenero. Start with a cool cucumber-mint-coconut-watermelon shake. Quirky and flavorful offerings include 'hip…
Top Choice Indian in Bocas del Toro Town

Om Café

When you smell gorgeous aromas spilling out onto the sidewalk, you're at this welcoming Indian cafe serving classic curries, korma and thalis. Service can be slow, so pass the wait with an original cocktail, such as…
Top Choice Caribbean in Bocas del Toro Town

El Último Refugio

A favorite splurge of Bocas locals, this mellow North American–run place on the edge of the sea does date night right. Caribbean and seafood dishes include red curry calamari and miso-crusted grouper on the chalkboa…
Seafood in Isla Carenero

Bibi’s on the Beach

With great atmosphere, this over-the-water restaurant and surf outfitter makes tasty soups, killer ceviche (citrus-cured seafood), whole lobsters (US$27) and lightly fried fish. The service couldn’t be friendlier an…
Mediterranean in Bocas del Toro Town

La Casbah

Locals and travelers love this Mediterranean restaurant serving up gazpacho, goat's cheese salad, and seafood and meat dishes such as tabbouleh couscous salad with chicken. The fish of the day comes in cream or whit…
Panamanian in Boca del Drago

Yarisnori Restaurant

Overlooking the water and with hammocks strung between the palms on the beach, this open-air restaurant is a local favorite, due in large part to the warm hospitality of owners Juany and Willy. Grab a table on the s…
Fusion in Bocas del Toro Town

Azul Restaurant

Come to Azul for excellent-value gourmet dining set on a lovely 2nd-floor balcony (there's also seating inside). There's no menu, just the option of a vegetarian or non-vegetarian (though heavy on seafood) set meal …
Pizza in Isla San Cristóbal & Around

Rana Azul

A real only-when-traveling experience, Rana Azul is a remote restaurant-pizzeria facing Dolphin Bay from the Bocas mainland. It's hosted by Joseph and Maria, who arrived here some years back on their boat from Austr…
Asian in Bocas del Toro Town

Raw

It's just a little plank restaurant on the water, but the Asian-fusion offerings are spot on. Sake accompanies fresh tofu spring rolls and amazing tuna tapas. The salads are wonderful, and service is friendly and at…