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Mantis - CLOSED

Old Bank | Bocas Del Toro, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
+507 6779-3924
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good6%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
26 Jan 2013
11 Jan 2013
“Amazing Food and a Great Price”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Old Bank | Bocas Del Toro, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

This restaurant is closed and should be removed. you are misleading your clients by listing a business that is inoperativeMore

Thank Wold
mimimop, Owner at Mantis, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2013

Dear Wold As the owner of Mantis, I don't believe that writing a review like that is necessary. Businesses open and close all the time, and to give a bad review based on a recent closure is not a fair evaluation of the restaurant. Yes,...More

Reviewed 12 January 2013

My wife and another couple were over in the Bocas area and took a boat trip to Isla Bastimentos. We had read about Mantis and wanted to eat there. The day was a very rainy one which is normal in this area in December. The...More

Thank Stargazerm31
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Amy and James have put together a great menu and deliver it with warmth, humor and panache. I recommend the lychee cocktail and the fish cakes, which are perfect.

1  Thank Adam A
Reviewed 25 December 2012

My wife and I pretty much stumbled upon this awesome place. We took a water taxi from Bocas Town to Bastimentos Town (Old Bank) just to see what it was like. It was a quaint village that was pretty impoversihed and we've heard mixed things...More

Thank brianhamptons
Reviewed 21 December 2012

The very friendly owner prepared a delicious, healthy, vegetarian lunch for us. The view from the place is great - you feel like you are in the middle of the jungle.

Thank JeffandJane155004
Reviewed 8 November 2012

This tree house restaurant is incredible!!! The menu is amazing, from spring rolls to cocktails. Exquisite presentation, and the charming British owner Amy is right there on hand with tons of knowledge about nutritional healing. After the wild and somewhat booze-soaked Bocas del Toro experience,...More

Thank Lux F
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I wanted to eat Thai food while in Colon Island. I found good reviews and wanted to try. I went to their website and called the number they posted (contact Joaquin). A man picked up and I asked him several times in Spanish and English...More

Thank Globethrotter08
mimimop, Owner at Mantis, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2012

Thank you for your review. As the owner of Mantis, I that you have had a disagreeable experience and would like to offer my apologies. We are going through a series of changes, and if you are still in Bocas in the next couple of...More

Reviewed 28 July 2012 via mobile

As one other reviewer mentioned, Ewen the chef, who made this place the most talked about restaurant in Panama, has left.

Thank Johnscurran
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Nice dinner experience, great crispy salad (which is sometimes hard to find in Panama), friendly owner, sloths in the garden!

Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

Climbing up a hill in the dark rainy night, think to myself where the f are we going for dinner. We get there and are greeted by an eccentric Scotsman by the name of ewan. He's the chef and co owner. We sit and leave...More

3  Thank alpinem5
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Bank | Bocas Del Toro, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Bastimentos
  • Phone Number: +507 6779-3924
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