There are hundreds of great 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 savour such as German, Japanese and French Fusion, the local cuisine with its Caribbean flavours is something you can´t leave the island without savouring.
Local Restaurants that We Recommend:-
Beso del Dragon
Location:- Saigon Bay Main Road Between Bay and Beach (Within walking distance of Over The Water Rentals)
Open For:- Lunch and Early Dinner 7 days a week (Closed on Sunday Nights)
Beso del Dragon offers a wide range of classic Caribbean meals including Fried Chicken, Chicken in Red Sauce, Meat on The Bone (their most popular dish) and Rondon “Caribbean Fish Soup Stew in Coconut Milk” They also offer a wide range of dishes from whole fish to Lobster, from tacos to enchiladas. All meals are served with rice and beans, a salad of the day and tostones. Main Course Dishes Range in Price from $3.50 to $12.00.
Our Personal Recommendation: Pollo Frito (Fried Chicken) – $3.50, Carne con Hueso (Meat on the Bone) – $3.50 and Pollo in Salsa Rojo (Chicken in Caribbean Sauce) – $3.50.
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 starters such as Fresh Tuna Carpaccio, Bacon Wrapped Shrimp or you may prefer a Mezze Platter suitable for vegatarians. 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 advisable as this is one of the best eating experiences the islands have to offer.
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.