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Leaf Eaters Cafe

First Street | Carenero Island, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
+507 757-9543
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“zucchini cake” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (7 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 5 days ago

A wonderful place to sit eating great veggie and fish food whilst watching the hustle and bustle of Bocas Bay. Alex the waiter was terrific, good cocktails, nice little shop on the side, all in all highly recommended.

Thank DanB-123687
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great vegan/veggie food. Great ocean front views. Quality service and very reasonable prices. Cute little shop on site too. Lucky the dog is a highlight along with the zucchini cake!! Caprese panini is lush

Thank Vics75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for vegetarian food and fell in love. Amazing meal, iced coffee, ginger iced tea, and chocolate zucchini cake. Highly recommend for anyone wanting healthy feel good food! Adorable dog works there too!

Thank 486kristenf
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Fish tacos were excellent as was the service. Great on the water location. Reasonable prices. Highly recommend.

Thank Cyrus N
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We loved the vegan faire and also the other options that were offered at this small, quaint place. The restaurant is located over the water and just a few minutes from town via water taxi. It is worth the trip for sure and the folks...More

Thank llupner
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This little resteruant is a short boat ride from bocas town, with its own little pier the restaurant feels like it is floating on the water, one of the only vegetarian resteruants I found around bocas they serve fresh and tasty food.. also having the...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The food was good. I had the Hippie Bowl with hummus and it was tasty and very fresh. The view of the ocean is amazing! The water is so clear I saw a starfish right off the deck!

Thank Miaprovost
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

My Boo and I were looking for some “healthy” eats while here in Bocas. We took the water taxi over to Leaf Eater and couldn’t have been happier that we did. The food was phenomenal and so very fresh! We split the hummus plate as...More

2  Thank Henry J
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch three days and enjoyed the food, friendly staff and the great location. You can have either vegan or fish and both are fantastic meals. Lis and Jesper

Thank Jesper L
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We went to Leaf Eaters our last day of our nine day Bocas del Toro islands adventure. We wish we would have gone sooner so we could have had many more lunches at this fabulous restaurant. You can tell the owner, originally from Florida, cares...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
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
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.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
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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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