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The Lemongrass - CLOSED

First Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0843, Panama
+507 6790114
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
24 Apr 2016
“Awesome staff, great food for the price, great ocean view, love the live music”
26 May 2015
“delicious meal with friends”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
First Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0843, Panama
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

A great place to sit and chill overlooking the ocean, dig the tunes, take in a cocktail, and enjoy the friendly staff. Louis rocks the place at night. Asian - arfo - fusion food is honest, tasty and reasonably priced. Favorite eatery in Bocas

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Recommended by local friends, delicious meal, we shared plates. The night we were there there was a musician. I was bitten by mosquitoes but other's were not. Not a bad idea to carry repellant as all restaurants are open air.

Thank April C
Reviewed 9 May 2015

This is a very nice restaurant in several respects. Upstairs in the center of Bocas Town looking out over the water, what's not to like. Tastefully decorated and really outstanding food. We've eaten here at least 5 times and the staff is over the top...More

Thank GaryRama
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Save your money our greatest regret was that we actually paid when the food and service was the worst we have ever come across in Central America. No drinks offered, not even water, my wifes Shrimp Curry had THREE yes THREE shrimp in it and...More

Thank Gra F
Reviewed 29 December 2014

After much hype from fellow visitors and others we made inquiries of, we decided to give this place a shot. The service was beyond terrible and the food was not the least bit special in any way. One of the owners was standing around not...More

Thank BatonRougeLA
Reviewed 9 December 2014

consistent quality and service and amazing food. the bar has some of the best fresh mixes and the view any time of day is perfect.

Thank TropicalOutside
Reviewed 1 December 2014

When the current owners took over Lemongrass it had such a bad reputation they were forced to change the name to Mariposa. Everyone still refers to it as the Lemongrass. We enjoyed the food there so much it became our meeting place. Sometimes we went...More

Thank drbell2014
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Four of us all had different meals at dinner and all were terrific. We all wanted to come back but also wanted to try other places. We were never around at lunch - always on a boat trip somewhere - or we would have had...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Has some awesome Thai curry dishes, all during a torrential downpour outside that made us feel like we were really on a tropical island (which I guess makes sense since we were). The name is no longer Lemongrass, but we asked around when we thought...More

Thank Elaine K
Reviewed 6 October 2014

2nd floor seating with nice view, friendly fast service. Great mixed drinks. Best food in Bocas. Not sure why the reviews seem so bad but we ate here twice and great both times.

Thank teamlove
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$15
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: First Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0843, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 6790114
  • E-mail
The Lemongrass - Asian Fusion restaurant on the Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro waterfront. We use mostly local seafood, allowing our menu to change daily according to availability. We have the best views in town, great drinks, and a unique mix of Panamanian, Asian, and Mediterranean cuisine.
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