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Om Cafe

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Av. F at Calle 2 | Close to the Iguana Bar, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6624-0898
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really tasty food and a welcome change from the mainly fried local food. Everything tasted fresh and was as good a fish curry as I've had.

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St. Marys, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend this to all who are visiting Boca Town. It is well worth the time and you will have an enjoyable event. Great location, service, food, and drinks.

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strangely, the best food in Bocas is Om Cafe's butter chicken... everything we tried was delicious, and the drinks are strong and tasty. Definitely worth the visit

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into om during a downpour and sat out under the covered part of their deck for their appetizer sampler and a few cocktails. The food was so good, I wish we had had the time to return for a full meal. Very cute decor and good service

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I walked in, I was greeted by the gracious host and owner (Sunanda) which set the tone as the whole dining experience was the best I've had in Bocas. The food is A M A Z I N G, I ate at the restaurant three times !!! And had Chicken Tikka; Fish Masala; Five Spice Chicken plus... More 

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were constantly surprised by the diverse culinary scene in Bocas Town and OM was no exception. We've had some really good indian food in our lives (from Texas all the way to India itself) and while I must admit it was a little different than what we're used to, it was still creative, delicious and surprisingly well-done for an... More 

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Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We love everything about this place ! It has the most beautiful decoration, staff is very courteous and kind. Love the open kitchen, the ocean deck and the beautiful music they play. We ordered chaana masala, fish tandoori, and fatoush salad. It was all superb ! The freshness and the spices exceeded our expectations. Also we had the maracuya maravilla... More 

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Thank KatarinaMandarina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I had a very nice Butter chicken curry, very authentic with a perfect amount of spice. Beautiful location over the sea and a cosy atmosphere with great decor. However the customer service wasn't great.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good Indian-like food (eg. curry). Restaurant located close to the water and adjacent to travel agency when you can buy a water tour around archipelago including 2 hrs visit on Cayo Zapatilla, small islet with sandy beach.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Pad Thai not good. Tasted like peanut butter paste. Great atmosphere. Wouldn't go back. Very disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?