We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Rock

11th of April Street | Palo Alto, Calle Principal, Boquete, Panama
+507 720-2516
Improve this listing
Ranked #6 of 53 restaurants in Boquete
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, International, Central American
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: At THE ROCK, our vision is founded on enjoying food as a fundamental quality of life, at times provocative but always aimed at preserving the purity of the original flavor.Because of the climate and dedication of its producers, our home town Boquete with its surrounding and higher areas of Chiriquí offers an incredible collection of fresh food products.THE ROCK offers food without pretenses, great wines and artisan beers.
Write a Review

420 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
    270
    96
    42
    7
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Panama City, Panama
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

had an amazing night with wonderful food and wine, music was perfect combined with the river sound. your order with come very quick and make sure you enjoyed right away because the climate is pretty cold at night, bring a sweatshirt but consider that wine will make your fill warm later..

Was this review helpful? Yes
El Palmar, Panama
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went here several times and recommend it to all. There is a nice covered terrace or cooled inside. Staff is friendly, menu has variety and good taste. Wine is good. Prices are reasonable. Best thing here, besides good dishes is the very very friendly service. We will come again. It is a bit outside of Boquete, has a large... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tacoma
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went to the Rock for dinner with friends. The atmosphere is wonderful, but I found the food to be mediocre for my tastes. The value was there and I would definitely visit again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We would consider this the best fine dining restaurant in Boquete. We went twice and both times a good meal for a reasonable price in comparison to any of the other restaurants in its class in Boquete or elsewhere. For us, it starts well if there is children's menu and it doesn't only contain chicken fingers (even if theirs are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Calgary
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great food, great service in a true fancy restaurant. The price tag reflected that though. I was impressed for small town Panama but I guess it is explained by all the expats living in Boquete these days. It was a bit of a drive from town at night so just make sure to ask good directions or take a cab... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Diego
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Rock restaurant was recommended to us on our first night in Boquete. We couldn't have been happier. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of food, which was outstanding. We had two soups, a filet and a pasta dish with shrimp. All were delicious, and we look forward to visiting again during our trip here.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This restaurant is great. We ate very good, the wine selection is good and the service was also good. Will visit again for sure.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Santa Barbara, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We ate here twice on our stay - it was next to our excellent hotel and driving at night did not appeal. Food was interestingly prepared and well presented. Prices are a little high but I respect the fact that getting US steaks and other ingredients can't be that easy (or cheap). The Octopus main course was the highlight.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Antwerp
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Rock is a very nice restaurant, with a modern interior, about 1 km outside Boquete town and about 1,5 km from hotel Palo Alto. My husband and I tried the all you can eat spare ribs on a Thursday night in March. You wouldn't expect this on the menu of such a classy restaurant, but it is a speciality... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
CONNECTICUT
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

George,,sorry i missed you this time,,It's Lorie ,from bocas del toro with floating doctors,,,,the dinner and service was fabulous as always ,,xxxooo

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed The Rock also viewed

 

Been to The Rock? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Rock, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing