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Restaurant Baru

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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City Center, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 730-9294
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Toronto
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164 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location and you have the option of eating inside or out. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful ( and I see there are mixed reviews here but we had no problem ). Four of us decided to split the "Taste of Panama Platter " it was really enjoyable and we were unable to finish so we... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Watched the soccer on the big screen. Has happy hours. Variety of drinks. Average prices. Staff were friendly. Didn't eat there but people near us were ordering meals and food looked good. In the centre of town across from the town square very little traffic passes you though as its on a side street. Large area inside and out with... More 

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Thank steve m
Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to hang out, sit outside and people watch. Some of the bar type food is pretty good. Service can be spotty and seems to favor Panamanians. Definitely worth a try due to location and atmosphere.

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Thank ADH_Mgr
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I was in Boquete for 4 days and my family and I ate there every single day! The pizza, fish sticks, steaks, and CEVICHES were all outstanding. The mojitos were also delicious! I can't wait to go back!

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Thank Carissa V
Boquete, Panama
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I had a sea food rice and it was one of the worst meal of my life and the service was not much better. Everyone working there do not seem to care. And it is very expensive too...

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Thank frankoy2017
Berlin, Germany
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Pretty bad service, they don't give a damn about you. Then the pizzas, the small one (personal at $6.75+tax+tip) is so tiny it's really nothing. Other dishes can get you up to $20. So it's bad value, not tasty food with bad service. So why 2* - because I've eaten worse in my life, but definitely not recommended.

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Thank FransOudman
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The service was....ok. It took them about an hour for the appetizer to arrive...and about another 40 mins for the main course to get here. Aside from that the atmosphere was really good. It had a blended feel of a European/Panama cafe. They offer free wifi and the selection of food is pretty good.

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Thank Andrew R
Costa Rica
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant offers a little bit of everything. The appitizers are good and the portions are big. The staff is friendly. There is indoor and outdoor dining, which is nice to have those options.

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Thank Debbie M
Saskatoon, Canada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Enjoyed the food. The chicken finger are very good and the alfredo. The hamburger where quite good and filling. Did not care much for the cantonese rice with seafood. There cafe con leech is very good. May be a bit pricey and staff a bit slow, but the band was very good and had extra tv's for super bowl.

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Thank 64bernel
Boquete, Panama
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This place is located right across from Boquete town square and beside the bus stop.It is a great spot to people watch and chill. The mixed meat or seafood platters are good, not expensive. They have a band on certain nights.

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Thank Daniel A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Center, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 730-9294

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?