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Seafood in Isla Bastimentos

In an attractive little lime-green shack at the bottom of the landmark Hostel Bastimentos, a Panamanian-American couple serve cheap-as-chips burgers but emphasize seafood in all its guises, from ceviche de pulpo (octopus cured in lime juice) and fish tacos to barracuda steak. Locals say it's the best eats in town.

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