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“Stopped there by accident”
Review of Gringo's - CLOSED

Gringo's
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We were in a cab looking for an Italian restaurant but ended up at Gringo's because it was closed. We were sharing a ride, as all taxis do in Bocas, with a friendly Canadian expat and she was on her way to Gringo's and was a big fan. It's kind of on back street that almost looks more residential than commercial and the place was very empty. Nothing caught our eye and the prices seemed a little speedy so we just had the margaritas, very, very tasty. Wish we would have gone back for the food.

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

We love Gringos! Great food, friendly atmosphere and personal service by the owner Gary and his wife. Added bonus is learning from them about Bocas town before paved roads and tourists discovered the area. Too fun!

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Thank Sirenassong
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Food is good, drinks are great. Good enough so we came back and ate here a second time in our short stay. Gary, the owner, is a piece of work. If you are Texan, polish up your Texas tales and be prepared to hear some good ones!

Thank Ralph T
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

My husband and I were in Bocas in early May and decided to eat here. The owner was very friendly and spent some time with us swapping life stories (thanks for the mini margarita ;)! ). Our waiter was friendly as well. The food was good and there was a LOT of it. Yes, drinks are strong...not a bad thing :)! After living in Panama for 2-3 years, good customer service is hard to come by....this place is the exception!
Is this a 5 star, hoity toity restaurant?.....NO, is it a homey place to grab a bite, a stiff drink and maybe get in a good converstation?....Absolutely!

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Thank carez4
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

I grew up in Texas with some great mexican food so I was really hoping this place would be good. I was definitely disappointed. It was very dirty and almost creepy sitting out on the porch for dinner. Drinks were strong so I soon forgot about the atmosphere, at least for a little while.(maybe they do that on purpose) Food was not great with the meat having a really strange texture and taste. Service was also poor and slow. There is nothing else to watch except the locals ride around on bikes asking you if you want weed. I'd skip this place as this are so many better place to go in Bocas Town.

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Thank Adfoley
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