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Antojitos Mexicano

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Main St, Boquete, Panama
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Small local joint with amazing Chicken Mole. In the top 2-3 I have ever...
Small local joint with amazing Chicken Mole. In the top 2-3 I have ever tasted.
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  • 11
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I went there because the other Mexican restaurant was closed. It had been quite some time since my last visit there and nothing has changed. Portions are small (salad was so small I would describe it as a 'token' salad), and food was disappointing. Also not what I would describe as typical Mexican.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Boquete, Panama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Had beef burritos which were not good at all. Should not have eaten them but I did and got really sick the night after. My girlfriend had vegetarian burritos which were okish but way overpriced for what you got. Also didnt get the sour cream and avocado that we ordered. The woman serving us was friendly but that doesn't make... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went there because the other Mexican restaurant was closed. It had been quite some time since my last visit there and nothing has changed. Portions are small (salad was so small I would describe it as a 'token' salad), and food was disappointing. Also not what I would describe as typical Mexican.

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Extreamly overpriced for Panamanian standards. $8.50 for 3 small dried out tacos, a little bit of beans, and a little bit of Mexican salad (aka diced tomatoes.) There are way better reseraunts for the same prices, and even way better reteraunts for half the price. Listen, I hardly ever. write reviews on trip advisor, but this was important to express!... More 

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Las Cumbres, Panama, Panama
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I ate here on my first day in Boquete. I wanted nachos so I ordered nachos. It came in a weird manner, where the beans were at the bottom with cheese (never saw it nor tasted it). It wasn't the best. Slow service (as usual in Boquete, only one server). The place was nice, but nothing that blew me away.... More 

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David, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

To costly, food choices are limited and very layed back. Slow to deliver the food. Did I mention costly.

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Boquete, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've eaten here twice and even though the food is ok, the price is WAY too high and the presentation and service was quite bad. I would not call this authentic Mexican food. I'm sure the chef is not Mexican (and if he or she is, shame on him/her!!). I don't ever plan on going back to this restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I have lived in California and Colorado for the last 40 years. My wife and I probably eat Mexican food at least once a week. I've been it throughout the Southwest and Mexico. I have to say that the Mexican at this restaurant was interesting to say the least! There was no salsa or red sausce available. There was typical... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have eaten at every Mexican restaurant that I have found over a few years in Panama and this is one of the top two options that I have found so far. Tasty soup, delicious guacamole and delicious dishes. Not what you would find in Mexico itself, but great stuff as far as Panamá goes. Service was warm and friendly... More 

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Dietikon, Switzerland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We were surprised to get such delicious food at this mexican restaurant. Staff was very caring and dedicated. The open restaurant is located right next to the street.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We were craving Mexican Food and this was the only place we could find that might fit the bill. It's a small, cozy place nestled in between an incense store and a pleasant little courtyard. Doesn't look like much from the road, and there's very little parking. The service was very good, warm and friendly. The salsa picante was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main St, Boquete, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Small local joint with amazing Chicken Mole. In the top 2-3 I have ever tasted.

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