Must see restaurants in Boquete

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    Hotel Panamonte Restaurant

    This sophisticated restaurant has a long-standing reputation. Chef Charlie Collins takes a modern approach, exquisitely preparing everything from smoked…

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    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…

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    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 …

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Café de Punto Encuentro

    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…

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    Mike's Global Grill

    A real expat hub, this homesick restaurant is the lovechild of Mike and Heidi who met – where else? – at the South Pole. Indulging the wanderlust theme,…

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    Sugar & Spice

    Throngs gather at this artisan bakery, a modest storefront with a couple of patio tables, for US-style sandwiches, organic salads and oh-so-good brownies…

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    Gelateria La Ghiotta

    Great selection of Italian ice cream at this central and very friendly little gelateria. Choose from 10 flavors, including guanabana (soursop), pineapple…

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    Pastelería Alemana

    On the main road 3km south of town, this German patisserie serves up decadent apple strudel and tortes, as well as authentic German breads.

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    Pizzeria Ricos Little Italy

    Enjoy the real McCoy at this hole in-the-wall pizzeria with six tables. It's just across the bridge and facing the fairgrounds.

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    El Sabrosón #3

    Our favorite of the three branches of this much-loved local institution cooks up cheap and filling Panamanian cuisine served cafeteria-style, and has…

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    Big Daddy's Grill

    A stalwart choice of gringo boquteños, this friendly eatery serves the most enormous and satisfying fish tacos. The menu also includes chicken wings,…

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    Fresas Mary

    With strawberry and other fruit batidos (shakes) that will make you quake with pleasure, this cute cafe on the road to Volcán Barú makes a worthy stop.

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    Mercado Municipal

    Fresh produce is sold at this enclosed market on the northeastern corner of the central plaza.

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    Supermercado Romero

    One block east of the central plaza, this has Boquete's best selection of groceries. It's open round the clock in high season from November to February.