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El Ultimo Refugio

Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6726-9851
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster risotto” (47 reviews)
“snickers pie” (13 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (9 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
Hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Avenida Sur | Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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1 - 10 of 839 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to get ourselves to El Ultimo Refugio after 2 or 3 locals told us to get over there during our visit to Bocas. We like good food and this place did not disappoint. Service was fantastic. The salad we had was huge, delicious...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always have good food when in Bocas, but this is the best meal in town! We brought the whole family last trip and made this a planned destination. The staff is always friendly and attentive. Our meal has to start with the gnocchi...it is...More

Thank eadams2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent menu with a variety and quality you don’t find often in Bocas. The prices reflect that, but great atmosphere and cozy place to bring a date or invite friends. Itsnright on the water and the staff and owner are extremely attentive and friendly.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - casual atmosphere on the water. Have been traveling to Bocas for years - Refugio is consistently the best meal on the island. Had a great pitcher of Tinto Sangria on my last visit and the Lobster Risotto ... mmmm

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great experience to have dinner at El Ultimo Refugio. Even with the low season, the restaurant was quite busy. The food was delicious, staff very friendly and excellent live music. I recommend to have diner here if you stay in Bocas del...More

Thank Arthur861
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, food, (live) music and ambiance!! We shared the snapper Ceviche (local dish) as a starter which was delicious. After we had the tuna steak and the Merlin. Also happy hour from 17.00 till 18.30.

Thank 美 丽
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My friends kept raving about this restaurant and when I came I was not disappointed at all, absolutely love it, so delicious, flavorful, happy atmosphere

Thank Aymeev
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was by far the best restaurant we ate at while in Bocas del Toro! Great food and strong drinks! Who could ask for more on vacation???

Thank ChristySS76
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Caribbean cuisine Top five restaurant with tourists and locals alike. No One Believes disappointed.

Thank ewjm56
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Our one night in Bocas Town was on a Monday night in August. (low season and monday, where to go....) We followed the advice of fellow tripadvisors on where to go for a nice fish dish, as we were craving seafood after a few months...More

Thank BasRuis
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Questions & Answers
Geraldine N
18 October 2016|
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Response from meencantacomida | Property representative |
We are open on the 24th and 26th. Not on Christmas
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ChristyDec
16 September 2016|
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Response from Dawgs73 | Reviewed this property |
Sept 26th to be exact!(Website)
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Hiitsalissa
28 May 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 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
  • E-mail
Description
Rustic and quaint, over the water, Caribbean-American fusion, focus on fresh seafood. Meat and vegetarian options always avaible
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