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“Best place we ate at in Bocas”
Review of Cosmic Crab Cafe

Cosmic Crab Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 7 March 2018

In all fairness, we stayed at the resort for 5 days. We ate three dinners there and they were by far the best we had while in Bocas.
Joan and Steve were delightful and they run a very nice operation there.We wanted for nothing and were treated like royalty.
Bananna wrapped Pompano w/passionfruit butter was out of this world. I've never had a better hommus, The cevechi was awesome. Breakfast every morning was delicious and very well thought out. We could have not been happier with the quality and selection of foods they offered.
They helped secure/suggest events for us. Called for good trustworthy transportation everytime we had even thought of doing something. They gave me a lot of insight on life/re location to the area which is a tricky situation. We did not look forward to leaving the place as we kinda felt like family.

We will be staying there again next year.

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Thank rachael h h
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for a few drinks and to see a blues band that was playing. Amazing band, drinks and location

Thank windinyurhair
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stephen & Joan have some of the best views in Bocas del Toro. Every night you get to view the sunset on there deck while eating and drinking. They have amazing seafood to choose from, especially the conchs and lionfish. Talk about a happy hour, they have the longest happy hour daily throughout the area. Its a $1 taxi ride over to Carenero which takes about 1-2 minutes, and is well worth it. Highly recommend eating, drinking, and even staying in one of there Over the Water Cabins. Can't beat the views and the location.

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Thank MikeSaltyDiver
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Stayed at this resort for 4 days and ate most of our meals at the Cosmic Crab Cafe. Every meal was excellent, we had no reason to go elsewhere. Excellent ceviche.The fish in banana leaf was excellent - we tried it with 3 different fishes - sole, pompano and snook, and each was delicious. Unabashedly beautiful setting over the water. We will be back soon!.

Thank muzzzz2016
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We stayed at Cosmic Crab and ate and drank here both days. The cocktails are lovely. We worked our way through loads of them! Especially good during Happy Hour.
Food was lovely. Especially the fish. I had fish both nights and tried the pompano and the sole wrapped in a banana leaf - both were great. The burger was not so good as it was a little dry. The chicken parmigian was also very good.
We tried loads of the snacks too and would recommend the hummus and chicken wings. Everyone loved the fries here!
Service was great too!

Thank lbro
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JoanCrabtree, Owner at Cosmic Crab Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review.
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and the good food & drinks @ Cosmic Crab.
We endeavour to make everyone's experience fun & positive.
I will look into your critique of the burgers and appreciate it being brought to my attention.

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