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Bocas Bambu Beach

3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6560-7872
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (2 reviews)
“fire show” (18 reviews)
“happy hour” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The food at this place is not good at all. All of our four dishes were of poor quality. Service is even worse (very long waiting times and not friendly). On top of it they don’t clean the tables so that the cats can jump...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This was our first night in Bocas del Toro and we were downtown, looking for somewhere to eat. Bambu looked attractive, with its tiki lights, so we decided to eat there. (Despite it's name, it's not on the beach.) Service was terrible. It took a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a long day and many places had already been closed, so we saw the sign by the road saying it was the Best Pizza in town. We have traveled the world...this was truly the worst uncooked Veggie Pizza we ever had.

Thank Corvid_12
Reviewed February 10, 2018

I was in the mood for some pizza. And regardless of the negative reviews pertaining to the service, I decided to give this place a shot. It's huge and there aren't enough waiters/waitresses to take care of all the customers once this place gets packed....More

Thank Pat5150
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

We went there for dinner and had the Chili, Pizza Hawaii and a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. The Chili was good as well the Pizza. The wine was too warm but it was a good one. Unfortunately the service was terrible. After we finished our...More

Thank Jessie B
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for my birthday, quality of dishes was not to bad, we had a nice fish but overpriced Service was quite poor.

Thank Davide1983
Reviewed November 2, 2017

This place is "terrible" - Service is unbelievably horrible and the food is awful, dry, overcooked and just smothered in a Caribbean sauce, even the Pizza was burnt. We went and it took over an hour just to have drinks delivered to the table and...More

Thank Brinxxx
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We were in bambu on a Wednesday evening in off season, so it wasn't too busy. Nevertheless we had to wait 1 hour and 10 minutes for a cheeseburger. Which then was one of the worst dinners we've had on our trip. The Burger was...More

Thank Max M
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I had one of the Miercoles (Wednesday) specials. The chicken cacciatore included rice and salad and was delicious. +$1.00 beer and 2-1 drinks for happy hour. +free Fire Show included.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This was by far the worst experience with restaurants in a three week vacation in Central America. We chose this place because it was already 20:30 and most other places were about to close. We ordered two cokes, a burger and a pizza. After around...More

Thank fcarelli
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m0thertravel
July 10, 2016|
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Response from JnJCaros | Reviewed this property |
We were not there late enough to see the show. I was told it is pretty good though!
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Bob J
March 18, 2015|
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Response from bocasbambub | Property representative |
Hello! You don't need reservations, but we recomended you to go early, around 7:45pm. The shows beggins 8:30pm and somedays there are many people. So, if you arrive between 7:45pm and 8pm you will be sure to have a good... More
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Wildcatgal R
January 25, 2015|
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Response from bocasbambub | Property representative |
Hello! The fire show is every night at 8:30pm, there are a group of 4 performers that change the show every week. Be very wellcome when you visit Bocas! Thanks for your interest in us! Social Media Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street | Pueblo de Bocas, Isla Colon, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province
  • Phone Number: +507 6560-7872
  • E-mail
Description
Caribbean international fusion cuisine restaurant. There are a variety of pizzas and seafood. We also have homemade burgers, chili con carne, Mexican dishes and delicious desserts. Among the various inputs we offer you can found ceviche and fried calamari. We have an extensive cocktail menu to taste, while enjoying some of the shows we offer daily. There is wide outdoor space with big screen to watch surf videos and listen to good music reggae/bossa/chill out.
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