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…
Mediterranean in Bocas del Toro Town

La Casbah

Locals and travelers love this Mediterranean restaurant serving up gazpacho, goat cheese salad, and seafood and meat dishes such as tabbouleh couscous salad with chicken. The fish of the day comes in cream or white-…
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 …
Asian in Bocas del Toro Town


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…
Supermarket in Bocas del Toro Town

Super Gourmet

This treasure trove of a grocery store stocks special treats such as natural grass-fed meats and coveted import items. It also has a section of sustainable local gifts, which include local hot sauce, handmade soaps …
Cafe in Bocas del Toro Town

Sweet Love Bocas

For top-notch crepes that come savory (with coconut curry) or sweet (honey cream) and a broad selection of teas, try this bohemian cafe, popular with locals in the know. With bench seating and an artsy crafts shop a…
Cafe in Bocas del Toro Town

Cafe del Mar

For all-natural wraps, sandwiches and burgers served with homemade hot sauce, tuck into this tiny eatery. There's also all-day breakfast, smoothies and juices, including a watermelon ginger cooler that's to die for.…
Pizza in Bocas del Toro Town

Pizzeria Alberto

Sardinian-run Alberto’s is a favorite local haunt, where pizza with toppings such as artichokes, olives and Gorgonzola satisfies big appetites.
American in Bocas del Toro Town

Buena Vista Bar & Grill

This long-established but peripatetic establishment has had a sleek revamp with leather wall booths and imposing beams. It serves burgers, tacos and wraps in town, and dinner ups the ante with a surf-and-turf menu. …