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3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6405-6952
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Cape May, New Jersey
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank cherylbythesea
bocasbambub, Gerente at Bocas Bambu Beach, responded to this review

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

Charlevoix, Michigan
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619 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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1 Thank Upnorthtransplant1
bocasbambub, Gerente at Bocas Bambu Beach, responded to this review

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 and we send you a cordial greeting More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 what I paid for. So just pass by, there are much more nice restaurants in... More 

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Thank Dima G
bocasbambub, Gerente at Bocas Bambu Beach, responded to this review

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 the client only drinks one, he must pay for it, even if he does not... More 

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

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.

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1 Thank kathybedazzled
Syracuse, New York
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 and giant projection tv area in back showing surf movies. Lots of space. National beer... More 

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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 blast!

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1 Thank Kim V
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 delay. The food was mediocre, they were terribly under staffed, the advertised live band and... More 

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Thank calioc
Leiden, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

If you decide to eat here, do yourself a favor and do not order a pizza. No fresh ingredients are used and overal it tasted like a microwave pizza from the supermarket.

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Thank Cas G
Chilliwack, Canada
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196 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Ordered a ham and pineapple pizza. It came with the smallest pieces of ham and pineapple I have ever seen. I was expecting a better show of pineapple from the place where it grows. The happy hour is 2 for 1 (person). Don't try to buy 2 of the same drinks for 2 people. It won't work.

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Thank Bonnie S
Hervey Bay, Australia
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We had our first meal in a funky outdoor restaurant called Bocas Bambu. They served us a pizza and cerviche a traditional fish dish. My husband asked for chilli oil for his pizza. The waiter bought him a bowl of chilli con carne and bread. When we explained no it was chilli for his pizza? He took the chilli con... More 

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Thank GregandRenea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province
  • Phone Number: +507 6405-6952
Description
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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