Restaurants In Santa Catalina


Restaurants In Santa Catalina

There is something for everyone in Santa Catalina regarding meals. With over 25 restaurants all within a 25 minute walk of each other, you're sure to find somewhere the whole group will love!
Here are some of our recommendations...

La Buena Vida

La Buena Vida serves breakfast and lunch featuring a creative and health conscious menu! Guests love the gluten free pancakes and fish tacos with homemade pico de gallo!

Chano's Point

Looking for seafood? Chano's is the place to go! You're likely going to wait, but it will be well worth it! Guests are always in awe over his passion-fruit salsa and beautiful presentation.

Pinguino's Cafe

For seaside dining and delicious Italian cuisine- Pinguino's is the spot! You'll find authentic pasta dishes and seafood plates on the menu, which pair perfectly with a Catalina sunset.

Pacific Blue

Located close to Santa Catalina Beach, Pacific Blue is a great spot to score some local fare. Featuring seafood dishes with their house sauce and patacones, you're sure to get a taste of Panama.

Pizzeria Jammin'

Jammin' is one of the original Santa Catalina restaurants and remains a favorite among locals and travelers alike. Their Italian style crispy thin crust pizza will not disappoint! 


Iguanito's features a Spanish tapas style menu. Come here ready to share and enjoy! There's a variety of dishes from daily homemade ravioli's, to a slider trio  plate, to coconut curry. 

Panaderia Vieja

The Panaderia is a popular place for a quick breakfast before heading to Coiba for the day. You'll find freshly made chocolate croissants & they're the only place in town with an espresso machine!

Surfer's Point

Surfer's Point features a Mexican food menu, offering burritos, tacos, and nachos. Located close to The Point, you're sure to find the surfer crowd here, rehashing stories from the water.

Los Pibes Grill

Pibes is a favorite for both fish and burgers on their Argentinian grill. Featuring homemade chimichurri sauce and the empanadas are a must! Don't forget to try the sangria!

El Encuentro

El Encuentro's offers a variety of Peruvian style seafood dishes. Guests rave about their ceviche plate, which is served on a bed of shoestring fried yuca providing a deliciously crunchy addition.

Mama Ines

Mama Ines is located right near the water at Playa Estero. Good spot to visit if you're looking for lunch close to the beach. Also a great place to enjoy a cocktail at sunset.

Hibiscus Garden

Hibiscus Garden is located about 7km outside of Santa Catalina in Playa Lagartero. Go for sunset, enjoy beach-combing and a cocktail. Their menu offers high end seafood plates.