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Cafe Ruiz Coffee Tasting

Boquete, Panama
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Great tour!

This tour guided by Carlos was great. He is very knowledgeable, funny and very entertaining. Carlos... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Foncho11
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Tampa, Florida
Great tour, knowledgeable guide

Our guide was fantastic - he told stories of coffee from marketing aspects to the local stories of... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Akhil R
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“guide carlos” (8 reviews)
“great tour” (22 reviews)
“beans” (16 reviews)
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Boquete, Panama
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"boquete garden inn"
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"great education"
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"great sense of humor"
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"real estate"
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"informative tour"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour guided by Carlos was great. He is very knowledgeable, funny and very entertaining. Carlos was picking coffee beans at this coffee plantation when he was a child. The whole experience with the coffee tasting at the end was fantastic. There are many coffee...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Our guide was fantastic - he told stories of coffee from marketing aspects to the local stories of why the prices of land in the area have spiked over the recent while. The tour of the coffee making process was insightful - we got to...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

This tour was very interesting. I do not drink coffee, but my husband loves it. Even though I'm not a coffee drinker I enjoyed this tour very much and learned a lot about the agricultural and ecological as well as economic aspects of coffee. Carlos...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I took advantage of the coffee plantation tour at Ruiz. Our guide Carlos was extremely knowledgeable about the coffee business and skilled in explaining the operation to us. His sense of humor made this presentation most enjoyable. I would highly recommend the extended Ruiz tour...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped into Cafe Ruiz for a coffee and snack on our way into Boquete. The coffee was amazing but we were both really disappointed in the lack of choices for pastries/snacks.

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

It's a nice place to spend some time. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all questions as well as expound on some things about coffee.

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

As many have previously noted, Carlos is an excellent ambassador for Panama and the Ruiz Coffee plantation. The tour was about 2-1/2 hours and included pick-up and drop-off from the Boquete Garden Inn. After the very informative tour of the plants and plant, we went...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Carlos picked me up at my hotel and took me to Cafe Ruiz where I paid and joined two others for the tour. He then drove us to the coffee plantation and with his excellent English educated us about the growing, green processing, roasting, packaging...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Went on Ruiz coffee plantation/farm Tour and tasting. Guide was Carlos. Bright, funny, informative guide.

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

We booked through our hotel the Boquete Garden Inn. Carlos pocked us up at the hotel and took us to meet the rest of the group and Cafe Ruiz' main store in town. Insightful tour; Carlos was a wealth of knowledge on everything from the...More

Thank Josh S
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crieffie
March 5, 2016|
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Response from patrickmollet | Reviewed this property |
3 hours, if I remember correctly
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DenisL2417
February 24, 2016|
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Response from Rebel500 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as they enough to fill the tour van, we were told (we had 5 of us on our tour). If the weather was too rainy/dangerous (as you do walk around amongst the coffee bean trees it might be cancelled).
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