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Palo Alto, Boquete, Panama
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Ranked #16 of 58 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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Panama City, Panama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went to have dinner. Ordered a big pizza and it was great. The ingredients were all natural, the tomato sauce, the mushroms. Nothing canned. The window looked to a small waterfall that was gorgeous. The attention was very good.

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Edmonton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I really really wanted to like this place because of the location and scenery it's set it. It's quite lovely. However, the food did not meet my expectations. The portions are plentiful but the food was flavourless for my standards. I've had plenty of experience with Italian cuisine and I would rate this probably a five out of ten. It's... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Besides a couple of run of the mill pizza places in Boquete, there was not a real Italian gastronomy nearby. The a friend told me about Il Pianista and so, I decided to give it a try. Finding it was a real issue. At first, I tried on a Monday night and had the address wrong. Then, after getting the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place is you don't want to miss if you are in Boquete. The only thing I would probably not try again is the wine. I have been and eaten in Italy before and this is as close as It can gets. Awesome Food and great personalize service!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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205 reviews 205 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I wouldn't rate this as the best Italian restaurant I've been to, but it was pleasant and the food was good. There are about 10 tables inside and another 4-5 outside on the covered patio where we sat, listening to the sound of the waterfall right next to us. The service .wasn't real fast, but the waitress was fluent in... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lucky for is, Il Pianista happened to be within walking distance. We found the found the food, the service, the view as well as the location just right.

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Boise, Idaho
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

lots of people really like this place, the dinners are the best in Boquete for Italian . but to my taste are too expensive, but if you want good food it is here. the wine is only sold by the bottle and is real Italian wine, about $35 a bottle. there is no parking except alongside the road and that... More 

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Las Cumbres, Panama, Panama
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was visiting Boquete during the National Holiday Season in Panama, and during our drives through Boquete we saw this restaurant. It is a gorgeous stone and wood quaint little spot. They advertised wood oven pizzas so that is what we wanted. We arrived and got a seat by the window (cold) where we could see the little river right... More 

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

perfect location good food very nice after walkig the trail. just outside of bouquette. Also a very nice terrace next to a beautiful creek.

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Boquete, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Personality of the owner was super. Italian food is very good. The place is a hidden gen and doesn't look like much from the outside but the inside is fun; located on a creek. Its further than indicated from their road signs.

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Address: Palo Alto, Boquete, Panama
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
Cuisine: Italian

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