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“Not the ultimate, but nice”
Review of El Ultimo Refugio

El Ultimo Refugio
Ranked #3 of 71 Restaurants in Bocas Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Almere
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Not the ultimate, but nice”
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed the food of the ultimate refuge, which was good, but not exceptional. The menu is a bit too small to my liking, but what they serve is more than OK.

Visited November 2013
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic restaurant!”
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Great restaurant with delicious main courses, but also some of the best cocktails and ceviche I had while in Bocas & Costa Rica. Pleasant atmosphere overlooking the water. Highly recommended!

  • Visited November 2013
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Tonosi, Panama
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Romantic and Tasty”
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Located on the edge of town, don't get discouraged as you walk out of the bustling Bocas Town towards Refugio. The restaurant sits out on the water with a clean view of the passing boats and moon. Great changing menu with very delicious drinks from the bar. Good prices and great location. Has a very tranquilo vibe. Really good ceviche

  • Visited November 2013
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Chicago, IL
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best Food on Bocas”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This was the best meal I had on Bocas. The food was amazing, but the service was a little neglectful. All fresh selections written on a white board by the chef with simply amazing sauces.

Visited November 2013
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1 Thank FlyingDave
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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant on the water”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Very funky little restaurant on the water. The fish was so fresh we saw the fisherman pull up in his boat and the chef came out from the kitchen and picked the fish right there. Good drinks and good service.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Kendra M
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