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11th of April Street | Palo Alto, Calle Principal, Boquete, Panama
+507 720-2516
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Ranked #7 of 54 Restaurants in Boquete
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, International, Central American
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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.
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Alto Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Almost every Thursday evening the Rock has All You Can Eat Ribs for about $18. You start out with some warm sourdough bread brought to the table to share which is quickly followed by a green salad and the first serving of the ribs. The salad is ok and could use some other typical salad items to make it flavorful... More

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imarengo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Rock, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Dennis: Thank you so much for your kind comments about our Baby Back Ribs, we are very pleased to know that you enjoyed them. We also would like to thank you for your salad suggestions and we will make sure to take them into consideration in the near future. Have a great day and thanks for the opportunity... More

Boise, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

wonderful American style restaurant in Boquete, great steaks, ribs and just about anything on the menu. very good wines and drinks. a little expensive, but not any more than a good restaurant in the states.

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Benbrook,
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Everytime I go to Boquete I stop at a couple of the same places. The Rock is one of those. It is a little expensive, but I go at least once and have a great steak.

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Whitby, Ontario
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a great place for dinner. I took my brother here for his birthday. The service was good. Food was good and it was a quiet and subdued atmosphere. Dining in Panama is usually done around ten so anytime before that, the better restaurants aren't so busy.

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Oakland, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The Rock is a lovely riverside location outside of the main part of Boquete. The food is very well prepared, rivalling higher end restaurants in resort destinations. We had the local trout, and the ribs in a guava BBQ sauce. Also had the crème brulee (coffee and vanilla). All very nice, in a beautiful setting.

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Bonaire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We asked the cook to surprise us, he did. He came with some kind of mixed platter with delicious food, also the bill was very reasonable for an upscale restaurant like this.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It's quite fancy. They have a nice view to the river outside, though if one is dining, one wouldn't be able to appreciate it due to lack of lighting. Prices ranges from 15-30. Food is delicious. Service is also nice.

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Riga, Latvia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We followed the local suggestion and were not disappointed. Missed the Thursday special, but still enjoyed the ribs. As a matter of fact, we were the only customers, early pm on a Tuesday, still the service was exceptional, and we could select everything to our liking from the menu. Any World Traveler should find their choices satisfying.

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

They have a very nice patio were you can hear the river. This was an excellent meal at a reasonable price.

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Lakemont, Georgia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Thursday nites are "All you can eat" Ribs, and they are to die for. Very SWEET sauce all over the "Fall off the bone" ribs. Excellent selection of wines for anyone's taste. ALL AT VERY REASONABLE PRICES. Beautiful restaurant in beautiful setting on the river. Very extensive menu for any nite, and you won't be dissatisfied. Very good fish dishes,... More

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Additional Information about The Rock

Address: 11th of April Street | Palo Alto, Calle Principal, Boquete, Panama
Phone Number: +507 720-2516
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, International, Central American

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