We proudly consider our food the best in Bocas del Toro. Our attention to service, the best selection of ingredients possible and an extremely experienced kitchen team continues to delight guests every single day. We are accustomed to many different diet requirements, so please share any food allergies, restrictions or foods you don't prefer so we can better plan for your daily meals.


Awake in comfort to find a selection of tea or our locally produced Panamanian coffee, along with all natural house-made granola and delicious native fruit served family style. You will enjoy sweeping views of the ever changing landscape nature provides, including birds, dolphins, and our lush gardens.

Our hot plate breakfast is served from 8AM to 10AM on our tranquil veranda. Menu items change daily, but samples include:

  • Johnny Cake (local Panamanian bread roll) French toast
  • Breakfast Tostidas, flour tortillas topped with beans, eggs, salsa and homemade salsa
  • Panamanian Crepes prepared with local bananas, served with pineapple syrup
  • Omelet Casserole with local vegetables and cheese topped with a mushroom cream sauce
  • Hojaldra (local Panamanian fried bread) with fried eggs and bacon
  • Hideaway Hash - black and lentil beans, fried bananas, egg topped with cheese, sour cream and salsa (our favorite)


We do not include lunch in our room rate. All day trips we offer will give you the opportunity to eat lunch at other locations, including Crawl Key, Bastimentos (Old Bank) and Bocas town. Please note that lunch and beverages consumed in restaurants during your daily excursions are not included in your room rate.

We can prepare lunch, but please allow at least one hour’s notice. The cost is $13 per person and sample menu items include wraps, salads, sandwiches and smoothies. There is also a nearby restaurant within paddle distance that offers incredible chicken or fish tacos.


Dinner is served at 6:30PM on the veranda. We seat and serve individual plates to everyone at the same time at the same table. This allows guests to share daily and life experiences and become acquainted with one another. This is very important to us at the Hideaway; a casual and unique travel opportunity to know others from places all over the word. We have learned so much from many diverse, interesting and global perspectives - we hope you do too!

We typically prepare chicken, fish, seafood and vegetarian meals. If you have a preference for red meat we can accommodate but need to know in advance. Plates include a protein, starch and salad accompaniment. Menu samples include:

  • Red snapper with coconut rice, lentils and Cole slaw with a side of corn bread
  • Caribbean chicken in coconut milk, Ñampi (local favorite - type of Yam), fresh mixed salad with passion fruit dressing
  • Ahi Tuna topped with mango salsa, twice baked potatoes and mixed salad
  • Breaded shrimp with pasta in vodka crème sauce, steamed vegetables and a side of toasted garlic bread
  • Beef or Veggie Stuffed bell peppers, corn souffle and Caesar salad 
  • Panamanian lasagna, mixed salad with cilantro/lime dressing and  roasted herbal bread
  • Pan-seared  Whole Jack fish with patacones, chopped romaine Greek salad with house made dressing


We include a dessert with our dinners and selections varies daily based on local availability. 

Special Occasions

Let us know! We can prepare a special romantic dinner under the stars, prepare a birthday cake or serve a bottle of champagne.  Please contact us for pricing and suggestions.


Please see our menu board for daily specials

  • Frozen Blended Drinks: $6
    • Passion fruit Daiquiri (and other local fruit options)
    • Pina/Papaya/Banana Colada
    • Margarita
  • Mixed Drinks $5
    • Cuba Libra
    • Mojito
    • Bloody Mary
    • Screwdriver
    • Lemongrass Sangria (house made from our garden)
  • House Wine $4 per glass, $12 per bottle
  • National Beer $2, if prefer a different brand of beer, please let us know in advance and we will try to accommodate your request.  Additional charges may apply.
  • Pepsi, 7 Up, Ginger Ale, Club Soda, Squirt  $1
  • Coconut Water $1

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