There are some fantastic restaurants in Bocas del Toro, but we have a few favourites depending on your taste and your budget. Even though there are some excellent cuisines to enjoy including BBQ, Japanese and French Fusion, the local cuisine with its Caribbean flavors is something you can´t leave the island without savouring.
Local Restaurants that We Recommend:-
Location:- Saigon Bay Main Road on the Beach (Within walking distance of Over The Water Rentals)
Open For:- Lunch and Early Dinner 7 days a week
Beso del Dragon offers a wide range of classic Caribbean meals including Chicken in Caribbean Sauce, Full Fried Fish and Beef in Sauce. They also offer a wide range of dishes from whole fish to Lobster, from tacos to enchiladas. All meals are served with gallo pinto (rice and beans mixed), a salad of the day and the best french fries on the island. Main Course Dishes Range in Price from $5.00 to $13.00.
Our Personal Recommendation: Pollo Asado (BBQ Chicken) – $5.00, Bistec Picado (Beef stripes in Onion and Bell Pepper Sauce) – $5.00 and Pollo Guisado (Chicken in Caribbean Stew Sauce) – $5.00.
European Restaurants that We Recommend:-
La Casbah Restaurant
Open For:- Dinner Tuesdays Through Saturdays
La Casbah is one of the premier restaurants in Bocas Del Toro, run by Chris who has a passion for food and island living. His meals are produced from the best produce the island has to offer and is a taste sensation. On offer are a collection of tapas styled starters such as Fresh Tuna Carpaccio, Crouquettes and Chorizo Sausage in a Red wine reduction. Main courses range depending on what fresh produce is available but generally includes some of the best Steaks on the Island, Fish of the Day, Shrimps and various chicken options. Click on the following link for The La Casbah Menu.
Open For:- Dinners Thursday Through Tuesday (Closed on Wednesday Nights)
Guari-Guari is a Mediterranean treat offering a six course meal comprising of four starters, a main course and a dessert. Booking is required 24 hours in advance as this is one of the best eating experiences the islands have to offer and to reduce waste, they only prepare exactly the amount of food they need to feed their guests.
Making use of fresh local produce and a true love for cooking, the menu is both varied and exciting and is entirely dependant on what can be found fresh from day to day, so you´ll be able to enjoy different meals each time you book.