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Leaf Eaters Cafe

First Street | Carenero Island, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
+507 757-9543
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“zucchini cake” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“buddha bowl” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
First Street | Carenero Island, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The perfect atmosphere over the water with easy access to water taxis. The food is always wonderful, specials every day and it's all vegetarian. Oh, and the zucchini cake is to die for.

Thank Tomas88039
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favorite restaurant meals of the trip. The prices are very reasonable and the portions are great. We were looking for a light lunch so we split the 3 taco plate. I'm not sure what they did to the TVP (textured...More

Thank vaugkimb
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about Leaf Eaters! From the service to the hospitality to the setting and the food, all was top notch. We ate here for lunch almost every day of our trip and had it been open more days would have gone back....More

Thank bunkybobbit
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

as non vegetarian eaters we had lunch at leaf eaters. Nice location and terrific food. we would have loved to come back but had to go on unfortunately.

Thank grosserfeinschmecker
Reviewed 22 January 2018

What a sweet little spot. The owner is American and the staff was full of great tips for the Bocas area. The food was awesome too and we are not vegetarians.

Thank Zuzu S
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is adorable! My husband and I stopped in for lunch. The owner was very friendly and happy to talk about her products, restaurant structure and the island. The food was delicious! Everything was fresh and flavorful. My husband’s mushroom panini was our fav....More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We loved our visit here... hid in here for 3 hours one lunch whilst it was torrential rain outside. Smoothies were delicious and amazing veggie food. My husband could still have a couple of beers as well though when he got fed up of being...More

Thank judeyt
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re a fan of veggies.. raw fusion cuisine.. living the vegan lifestyle? Pllllllease try this little slice of heaven! I enjoyed a tasty hummus plate with crunchie fresh garden veggies☺️ and my hubby crunched down on a gorgeous veggie Buddha bowl. After all of...More

Thank staebelles
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We jumped into a little water taxi a zoomed off to Leaf Eaters. What a wonderful surprise! Yummy green clean food in a beautiful spot. So happy to have gone here! My daughter, friends and I had a most enjoyable afternoon at Leaf Eaters. But...More

Thank 111zorrita
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch one day and had such a great meal and the Atmosphere is amazing; sea front, great music, friendly staff- that we went back the next day for more! The shop is wonderful too, with local artists work and the vegetarian food...More

1  Thank jrswan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: First Street | Carenero Island, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town
  • Phone Number: +507 757-9543
Leaf Eaters café is a very cozy and stylish lunchtime eatery that specializes in remarkably flavorful vegetarian and vegan dishes, whole food beverages, delicious snacks and specialty cold brewed iced coffees. This hidden little waterfront bistro with refreshingly warm décor and friendly atmosphere offers a varying and changing menu that always guarantees freshly prepared food from the highest quality ingredients available. Come and enjoys a delicious and heart healthy lunch in one of the most pleasurable atmospheres in town for a truly unique dining experience.
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