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Top Choice International in Boquete

Hotel Panamonte Restaurant

This sophisticated restaurant has a long-standing reputation. Chef Charlie Collins takes a modern approach, exquisitely preparing everything from smoked pork chops with a rum glaze to fresh salad in blackberry vinai…
Top Choice Italian in Boquete

Retrogusto

At this new Italian farm-to-table restaurant, it's a struggle not to order everything on the menu, it all looks and smells so good. But you can't go astray starting with stuffed mushrooms or an exuberant salad. Horm…
Top Choice International in Boquete

Colibri

Run by a warm Italian couple from Padua, this farm-to-table restaurant serves up fresh and delicious meals. The menu items are a real fusion between local and international, with gorgeous beef salad with passionfrui…
Top Choice Seafood in Boquete

Boquete Fish House

One of our favorite places in Boquete for great seafood is this fish house along the Quebrada Grande. It offers sea bass prepared in eight different ways – from the delightful version that's steamed and wrapped in l…
Pizza in Boquete

APizza

Crisp thin-crust Neapolitan pies are the simple stars of this casual eatery. They're made from local mozzarella, San Marzano tomatoes and flour imported from the home country. Local Italians say it's the best in tow…
Feria in Boquete

Feria de las Flores y del Café

The town’s annual Flower & Coffee Fair is held for 10 days each January. While there’s coffee in the name, it’s strangely missing from exhibits, though you will find plenty of rum and children’s carnival rides. …
International in Boquete

Rock

Bringing cosmopolitan dining to the highlands of Panama, this restaurant attached to the Riverside Inn does decent gourmet fare, though it can be hit-or-miss. The herbed octopus with coconut rice comes recommended a…
Italian in Boquete

Il Pianista

This Italian restaurant and pizzeria has riverstone walls and just a few tables along one of Boquete's hillside roads. Sicilian Giovanni cooks while his Panamanian wife, Doris, serves. A bottle of wine and pizza or …
Gardens in Boquete

El Explorador

Great for families, this private garden is located in a hilly area 3km northeast of the town center. You can walk to it in about 45 minutes. The 2 hectares of gardens are designed to look like something out of Alice…
Cafe in Boquete

Café de Punto Encuentro (Olga's)

In a converted carport and garden, this family-run eatery is a find. All guests are mi amor (my love) to the affectionate Olga, who cooks breakfast like nobody’s business. The menu ranges from pancakes and bacon to …