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Om Cafe

Av. F at Calle 2 | Close to the Iguana Bar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6624-0898
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“butter chicken” (36 reviews)
“naan” (25 reviews)
“curry” (31 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Av. F at Calle 2 | Close to the Iguana Bar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An active cafe/restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere and amazing service with a smile. The menus also had Pad Thai and the best Indian Food. 🥘 I felt the food was cooked with great ❤️ love, so before leaving I hugged the main cook and thanked...More

Thank Corvid_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our meal here; the flavours, food choices and atmosphere. It was understaffed on a busy night but the meals came out within half an hour or forty five minute. We were impressed with the efficiency and kindness of the waiter and waitress. It...More

Thank Moira O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat down and ordered a beer, then our food and an hour later we were presented with our starter! Somebody screwed up as the owner had suddenly appeared and took over and was scolding the waiter. Starter was great, lamb kebabs, tasty spicy and...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really superb couple of vegetarian curries here. Service was great. We sat with a view across the bay right over the water.

Thank KrisLaurel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pleasant dinner here and would go back again. It does take a little longer than usual to get your food, but when it comes out it is very delicious.

Thank MikeSaltyDiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When your in a Central American country Indian food wasn’t what we expected but all the dishes were really good. Sadly the naan wasn’t very good and just didn’t tie the meal together. Spice levels aren’t very hot so it’s worth a try even if...More

Thank Ironjet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was really good from the waitress. We ordered the butter chicken and the red curry chicken dish with Nan bread basket. Both were pretty good and tasted traditional but it was pricy. For a couple drinks the 2 dishes the total was around $55usd....More

Thank Craiggel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful surprise this place is!!! Recommended by a local we originally thought of just popping in for happy hour after returning from a boozy tour. First of all we were greeted with perfect English by Evan a server from Colorado. She was so...More

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with three friends here. The mean was average, not very spicy or flavourful. Would not recommend eating here as for the money you can get way better food on the island.

Thank LizfromCanada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few people recommend this restaurant and it did not disappoint. Fresh Indian and Asian fusion--total surprise and delight after traveling in Central America for a week. I had the special--General Tso's Chicken and it blew my mind. Others loved the Butter Chicken...More

Thank Harken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. F at Calle 2 | Close to the Iguana Bar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6624-0898
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OM Cafe, established in 2002 offers authentic Indian cuisine in our new location over the water with a beautiful deck overlooking the ocean and with the only retractable roof in Bocas! You can also sit on our street side terrace to watch to people watch. We have an amazing selection of Indian classics such as Samosas, butter chicken, vindaloo, naan and more. We have recently added some international specialties on our menu like our famous pad Thai and our creme de la creme chicken. We offer the traditional yogurt drink called lassi and we also have an array of fantastic cocktails like our Twisted Madame, our Lotus Flower white wine sangria made with rose water. The decor, the ambiance and the location and of course the food will ensure a wonderful dining experience. The owner was born in India and raised in Toronto, Canada and has been I Bocas for over 14 years.
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