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“The best Johny Calzone ever!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Il Pianista

Il Pianista
Palo Alto, Boquete, Panama
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Ranked #18 of 54 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
Boquete
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“The best Johny Calzone ever!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Hard to find at the top end of Boquete, but well worth the time taken! The "Johny Calzone" that they serve is always big enough to eat a half in the restaurant and take a half home for the following day! The pastry literally melts in your mouth and the flavours stuffed inside are fantastic. Lot's of other Italian dishes available but I can't get past the Johny Calzone!

Visited January 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Christiansted, United States
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Private, secluded, and delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Very good, freshly-prepared and handmade food. We had a pizza with italian sliced sausage, mushrooms, onions, and extra cheese. We watched the chef making the pizza dough. Beautiful little waterfall located with outside of the window. The masonry of the building is reminiscent of a New England sea town; beautiful windowpanes. Comfortable dining. Friendly staff.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Refreshing Italian food minutes from Boquete”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

First of all, this restaurant is 10 minutes or so out of town, but in a great location next to a small waterfall and river.

Doris was very kind, and all 4 of us enjoyed satisfying meals, so no complaints there. They were out of a few items, but that's not altogether uncommon around here, so I can't mark the rating down too much for that. Pizza, Calzone, and pasta were all very tasty! We'll definitely be going back.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Panama City, Panama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Lovely italian restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

It is off town, but does not seems to be a problem for the food lovers who take us there. Great thin-crust, amazing sauce pizza. The pasta with shrimp was delicious, though a few more would have been nice if you charge $16 for the plate. Overall, good experience, I would probably go back. The owners are so nice, you feel welcome.

Visited September 2013
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“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Trout with spaghetti was great!!
Spaghetti with shrimp was great!!
Pizzas where really good any everything was super fresh.. Highly recommend trying this place, not far from town, 10-15 min..

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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