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El Ultimo Refugio

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Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6726-9851
18:00 - 22:00
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Durango, Colorado, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Good bar scene, local music and fine food on the water. Ate there twice dung our stay in Bocas. Closed on the weekends

Thank Otis K
Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Best in Bocas, but only open Mon-Fri. I had the steak one night and tuna the other and both were great. Gnocchi appetizer was amazing!

Thank Tyson W
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We had 2 great meals while on vacation, one was valentine's day! We had a pretty big group. The valentines day menu was a little limited, but very ROMANTIC. We had our last meal of our trip here a week later and it was delicious. Great atmosphere and excellent food and drinks.

Thank Emily C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Went here with my Mom as a recommendation from our hotel. The food and drinks were amazing and the view is beautiful. The menu changes daily and it is very fresh!

Thank Alexandra M
Tustin, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

If you are in Bocas definitely check this place out. Food was tremendous. Seared tuna with potatoes was very tasty.

Thank Tom6661
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Minutes away from Palma Royale, El Ultimo Refugio is one of the best and unique dining experiences in bocas. Each night a diverse and unique menu offering left me wanting to come back for more!

Thank JTraveler90
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

A really lovely restaurant which we visited twice. The food was amazing and very fresh. Highly recommend this to anyone in the area. Just make sure you get a table with a fan as can get very hot outside.

Thank jomuddle
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Fabulous food, beautiful presentation, chef Ben nails it every time...great for that special night out or just a few apps and drinks...we go at least once every trip,to Bocas! Beware..they are CLOSED weekends.

Thank dsv2419
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great food and service, location and decor. A band was playing and made the experience total with good music as well.

1 Thank ChrMal
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142 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This restaurant is a little off the main street but still very walkable. The staff is friendly and the food is good. They have the best snickers oreo pie that they make in house. Try it!

Thank nanna5indiana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?