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Il Pianista

Palo Alto, Boquete, Panama
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Ranked #19 of 53 Restaurants in Boquete
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: phone number 507 720 2728
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English first
Panama City, Panama
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had the opportunity of visiting this cozy restaurant in the mountains of Boquete, the have one of the best traditional Italian pizza I have ever tried, the restaurant is just by a beautiful creek that made a harmonically sound combination with some nice jazz from the restaurant. a great selection of wines and rums and delicious Garlic Bread.

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North Naples, Florida, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The food is great and the ambiance is fine. No complaints in that department. However, if you do want to dress up and wear high heels this is not the place to go. Their access is a slope full of rocks and when it rains its slippery. Once inside you forget how hard you had to try and avoid falling,... More

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Excellent pasta and pizza and fabulous salads. Best pizza outside of Italy. Owners are personable and offer great service.

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Boquete, Panama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a late dinner at Il Pianista and enjoyed every minute of it. The food is delicious, authentic and filling. A little pricey for Boquete, but worth it. The setting by the river is beautiful during the day or at night. It's a very special spot, secluded and romantic.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When served the freshest, tastiest food by the Tina Turner of Bocas you are guaranteed the best experience. When in Boquete I never miss a meal here.

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Boquete, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Have eaten here several times. Portion sizes are large and beautiful, not to mention very tasty. Family owned and operated. Wine selection that is adequate. Love the river running right outside the windows.

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Panama
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This small and attractive restaurant is located just next to a river and in the entrance of the Pianista trail of Boquete, it's about five minutes by car from the center. We always look for this place as the first choice for dinner, food is very good, I love the pasta and my kids the pizza, prices are reasonable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The service was outstanding. The food we ordered was fresh and delicious. Wine selection was poor.very relax and casual atmosphere.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We drove around for quite a while to get to Il Pianista. I read a review on Lonely Planet that had me insist to my partner that this was where I wanted to have dinner. When we finally got there, I loved the setting. Its a rock built place that sits by a small waterfall. You can hear the water... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was not a wonderful Italian dinner. I had my heart set on spaghetti and this was not even close.Chef Boy Ardee?

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