El Beso del Dragon
Saigon Bay, Isla Colon
Location: Saigon Bay, Isla Colon

Nestled just a stone’s throw away from Saigon Bay Bed and Breakfast, El Beso Del Dragon is a hidden gem in Bocas del Toro, offering a delightful mix of local Bocatorian Caribbean breakfasts and lunches that tantalize the taste buds. Conveniently located facing the main road across from the picturesque city beach Playa Istmito (La Cabaña Beach), this beloved eatery is a favorite among locals and visitors alike for its budget-friendly prices and authentic flavors.

Step into El Beso Del Dragon and immerse yourself in a culinary journey through the vibrant and diverse flavors of the Caribbean. From traditional rice and beans to hearty servings of boiled green banana, succulent chicken, savory beef, and fresh seafood, the menu at El Beso Del Dragon showcases the best of Bocatorian cuisine. Don’t miss out on their signature dish, the local ‘rondon’ coconut soup, a rich and flavorful delicacy that will transport your taste buds to paradise. Indulge in crispy patacones and other mouthwatering dishes that celebrate the region’s culinary heritage.

Quench your thirst with a selection of refreshing juices, with the lemonade paired perfectly with ‘raspadura’ for a burst of tropical sweetness. For breakfast, savor local specialties such as fried bread (hojaldres), corn Panamanian-style tortillas (reminiscent of Colombian arepas but made with boiled corn and white cheese), savory meats, fried eggs, and a steaming cup of Panamanian coffee to kickstart your day.

Whether you’re a food enthusiast looking to explore the authentic flavors of Bocas del Toro or a traveler seeking a taste of local cuisine, El Beso Del Dragon promises a memorable dining experience that captures the essence of Caribbean gastronomy. With its welcoming ambiance, flavorful dishes, and affordable prices, this charming restaurant invites you to savor the true essence of Bocatorian cuisine in every bite.

Monday through Saturday 7am to 5pm, closed Sundays.

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