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Up in the Hill - Coffee Shop & Organic Farm

Old Bank | Hill Above Marina, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
+507 6607-8962
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffles” (21 reviews)
“brownie” (56 reviews)
“fruit” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Old Bank | Hill Above Marina, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We hiked the hill to go to Wizards beach and ended up detour to Up on The Hill. We stopped for a cold drink and stayed the afternoon enjoying the flavours (truffles) and chocolate coconut milk. Good chat with other travelers and the owner

Thank Alfredo A
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing organic food, chill ambience and eclectic owners. here is something else I will say to reach the 100 characters. But really, UIH is the perfect addition after a day in the beach.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I visited Up in the Hill while vacationing at Red Frog Beach. We hiked from Red Frog (~2.5mi one way) through the jungle. It was quite an adventure, but totally worth it! Just to note, this is a very organic, self-sustaining business....More

Thank shammock2713
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The best experience we had in Panama! We went for a 2 hour tour. Javier was a great guide, so passionate and showed us around the farm. After the tour, Javiers wife served different snacks. Very delicious and interesting to taste. Be aware that the...More

Thank Annette_Petersen
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was a highlight of our trip and Javier and his wife could not have been more friendly and knowledgeable. We had an incredible tour and then finished with a tasting of many unique & delicious fruits, coconut and chocolate items. This place is a...More

Thank Katharine H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We A Group of four have been up in the Hill just for a Snack on the Way to wizard beach. The Cacao food is excellent, the Shop is a little excenntric, But a nice Place in Nature to relax for a few Moments. We...More

Thank kire123
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the tour! Best place to be in bocas. Have been on several chocolate tour around the world and this one was absolutely the best! The guide really know what he talks about. Would recommend this tour to everyone going to bocas del toro. And...More

Thank Mira T
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Climb the hill from old bank for this gem on the hill. They serve a great cup of delicious coffee. There are some nice gift items and everybody gets in the act, the kids sell water apples. The hike up the hill is not for...More

Thank Mkschlam
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It's a good hike uphill, it can be challenging because of the heat, but so worth it! It's a lovely place! Great natural juices, food, jewelry, it's a lovely secluded place for reading too. I really liked it and everyone else highly recommended it to...More

Thank vana31198
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I have been here three times during my visit to Bocas del Toro. This place is so tranquil it will blow your mind. It is so praceful, time passes rather quickly. The lady running the place speaks Spanish. So when she smiles and says "como...More

1  Thank tophatindustries
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Bank | Hill Above Marina, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Bastimentos
  • Phone Number: +507 6607-8962
A 15 min walk up from the town of old bank on bastimentos will take you to us. We have a small organic farm, shop and coffee shop, pure chocolate and natural body products are made here from the farm.
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