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El Ultimo Refugio

Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6726-9851
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster risotto” (45 reviews)
“snickers pie” (12 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (9 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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11 - 20 of 769 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Best food I've had here. No competition. And they still serve seco con leche! Don't change!!! (Though the toilets could be improved if anything had to be changed)

Thank Ghislaine M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Tucked away in a little nook on the edge of Bocas town, this is a perfect date spot, even if she's not single.

Thank georgeous l
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Really good lobster risotto. We went back another time just for it. Good chardonay wine. Not that good tuna. Good desserts. I recomend it.

Thank manuelmauricio
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Was a bit nervous about the neighborhood, but once we arrived it was totally awesome. Best service we've experienced so far. Cocktails very good. And the food amazing. To top it all off they have a local band playing great dinning music. Totally do not...More

Thank sd h
Reviewed 11 August 2017

went here twice, the food is amazing. Ben is an awesome chef! nice view from the dock and sometimes you have live music!

Thank Francisco A
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately did not live up to our expectations. The menu selection was limited and the food was nothing exceptional. The service could have also been a little better. Not sure that I would go back.

Thank Hector D
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This place is exactly as everyone says - one of the best meals on the island. Very reliable and consistent. We had 4 people and everyone loved it. Make sure you check the schedule so that it is open the night you go.

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, good atmosphere on the seafront. Fresh local produce. Would highly recommend a visit while you are in Bocas

Thank James C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We really enjoyed the service from Catherine and Victoria and had a lovely table right on the water with a view north - marina masts ahoy to our right. The lobster risotto was delicious and very unusual with so many interesting inclusions such as cherry...More

Thank DrJanetHall
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went to El Ultimo Regugio because it was very close to our hotel. We ordered Tunfish - and it was the best Tuna ever! Seriously, I never eat better tuna in my life. It was so good, that we went there again, what we...More

Thank ufka-parufka
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Questions & Answers
Geraldine N
18 October 2016|
Response from meencantacomida | Property representative |
We are open on the 24th and 26th. Not on Christmas
16 September 2016|
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Response from Dawgs73 | Reviewed this property |
Sept 26th to be exact!(Website)
28 May 2015|
Response from meencantacomida | Property representative |
hi there, I am the owner. We are remodeling the restaurant and it will be back open on monday. have been closed 2 weeks for construction. sorry for the inconvience
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6726-9851
  • E-mail
Rustic and quaint, over the water, Caribbean-American fusion, focus on fresh seafood. Meat and vegetarian options always avaible
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