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El Limbo on the Sea Hotel Restaurant

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2nd Street | El Limbo on the Sea Hotel, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 757-9062
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The Hague
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many of the restaurants in Bocas Town, this has an excellent standard of cuisine and service. Well worth a visit.

Thank MikeLTheHague
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We had a quick breakfast here before leaving panama. Great view. It took a little longer for the food to be served and the buffet option was not available... so we had to finish everything in 5 minutes. But overall, still great food.

Thank Samantha F
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The idea was to have a pretty fancy dinner the two of us and this restaurant looked, was going to fulfill our expectations... I ordered the chicken with gratin potatoes and she ordered Caribbean fish also with gratin potatoes, both with veggies... Both meals were dry, reheated and with the typical flavor you get when something is reheated, simply disappointing... More 

Thank Ginger R
Catskill, NY
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a great fish meal here drinks were just right and not overpriced. Service was better than average for this part of the world. Location by the water is nice, interesting harbor view. Will return for sure.

Thank rvrvwmike
Boquete, Panama
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here after eating next door the night before. It looks a little more upscale but isn't in price. Pretty slow wait staff but nice . We only had cevechie fruit salad and pasta. All decent.

Thank kathybedazzled
Enschede, The Netherlands
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142 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Just another restaurant in another city. We had lunch, enjoyed the view, but didn't feel the "wow, this is great effect".

Thank WillemDM
Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We waited more than 30 Minutes just to order three beers. They were not able to provide anyone to take our order. Instead other tables got served earlier even this guests came later. Just bad service. We went to another bar next to this place and got our beers within 2 minutes...

Thank HugoBossBern
Bogota, Colombia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Caribbean fish and tuna steak - both were well cooked and the service was great. Would recommend!

Thank TapasLeen
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016

On the evenings that we dined at this restaurant the food was good and the staff very helpful The restaurant is on a platform over the sea which was very pleasant and the tables were sufficiently spaced to enable private conversations. We will be returning to this restaurant when we visit the island again in the New Year

Thank NOD22
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Wandered into Bocas Town. Just looking for lunch. Left with taste buds popping, and a very fun , waterfront experience. Three different ceviches - I tried them all. And I want to know the recipes! AWESOME! Lime, fresh fish from the dock, peppers, onions, (maybe) garlic. Also try the fruit milkshakes for dessert. But the real prize is the passionfruit... More 

Thank Traveler090909

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Street | El Limbo on the Sea Hotel, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9062

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