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Bocas Bambu Beach

3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6560-7872
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
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Bar, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were in bambu on a Wednesday evening in off season, so it wasn't too busy. Nevertheless we had to wait 1 hour and 10 minutes for a cheeseburger. Which then was one of the worst dinners we've had on our trip. The Burger was...More

Thank Max M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had one of the Miercoles (Wednesday) specials. The chicken cacciatore included rice and salad and was delicious. +$1.00 beer and 2-1 drinks for happy hour. +free Fire Show included.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was by far the worst experience with restaurants in a three week vacation in Central America. We chose this place because it was already 20:30 and most other places were about to close. We ordered two cokes, a burger and a pizza. After around...More

Thank fcarelli
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went here for dinner with friends the food was just ok. The atmosphere was nice and the service was ok. I have nothing spectacular to say.

Thank cherylbythesea
bocasbambub, Gerente at Bocas Bambu Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks Cheryl for your comment! The opinion of our customers is what makes us improve day by day. Regards!!

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

At here as a group. The burger was ok. Not the worst not the best. Ordered some drinks during happy hour. The 1st drink came out fine. After 30 min the waiter asked if we were going to want our second. Uh, yes....it's happy hour.More

1  Thank Upnorthtransplant1
bocasbambub, Gerente at Bocas Bambu Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hello! Thanks for your comment. Many of our customers do not consume their two drinks within happy hour, that is why as customers they should ask the waiter to serve them their second cocktail as well as ask for any additional. We regret the inconvenience...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Beware! You better go to another place! Food is average, the chairs are like medieval torture and happy hours are rip-off: ordered 2in1 cocktails, but they counted both to the bill and refused to correct. Especially disappointing is that tips are mandatory - not sure...More

Thank Dima G
bocasbambub, Gerente at Bocas Bambu Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Good afternoon! We regret that our chairs have seemed inconvenient, you are the first person to comment on it. The happy hour in our restaurant is individual. It consists of two cocktails per person paying only one. It is clearly clarified in our menu. If...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

After a long day at the beach we decided on entertainment right outside our door. Bamboo has a great setting. Tiki torches, canopies in a garden setting with a huge screen showing surf videos. We attended the fire dancer show for free. Not too bad.

1  Thank kathybedazzled
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I didn't eat, but what was going by on other peoples plates looked ok. I stopped in because I saw a band was coming on. It was a great local reggae variety band. The setup is big and cool with band in middle, tables around...More

1  Thank cuse_dirt
Reviewed 2 March 2017

great looks, sweet waitress, only one of them I think. Los Arsonistas did a performance, and it was amazing! The best thing about Bocas Bambu I think. The liqueur was strong for once though. The food was so-so. Only the chili con carne was a...More

1  Thank Kim V
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Made 9:30 pm reservations for new year's eve and arrived early to find out the only side dish to the fixed menu they had left was fries. We complained after waiting 60 min for our meal and we're given more "complimentary " fries for the...More

Thank calioc
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11 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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26 January 2015|
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province
  • Phone Number: +507 6560-7872
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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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