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The Rock

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Of 11th April Street | Palo Alto, Calle Principal, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-2516
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Riverside Inn and ate dinner at The Rock. The service was perfect, food was delicious, and the location is unbeatable. You can sit outside on the patio and hear the river rushing a few feet away. This was our favorite place to eat in Boquete!

Thank Kristen G
San Antonio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ambience was so fun with a live band on the patio on Monday nights. We danced the rumba after dinner. The back yard of the restaurant is picturesque with the river running behind it. We took some great pictures at sunset. Definitely enjoyable experience! The food was good but not the best we had in Boquete. My husband had... More 

Thank Mr_Lou
Boquete, Panama
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for our 42nd anniversary and really had a very nice relaxing time. The service and food was excellent. Would definitely go again.

Thank EricR49236
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good almost excellent, price a little high for me family expenses. The temperature was very nice and the outdoors

Thank Rogelio M
Panama City, Panama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bouillabaisse fantastic! Rockin shrimp, awesome.....salmon, corvina, the rock jambalaya, tenderloin and mashed potatoes.....buennisimo!!!

Thank martinsosastan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good restaurant. Attention to detail. Offering good ambience, appealing menu, well-presented and wonderfully balanced dishes. We had beetroot soup, tuna tataki and the tenderloin with mushroom sauce. All beautifully done by an accomplished chef.

Thank GaryCowan
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really exceptional food and service! Best restaurant on our short trip to Boquete! I had the kabobs which were marinated to perfection. The cream beet soup was fantastic! Wish I could recreate it now that I am home. The restaurant itself is beautiful and I wish I could live in it. Great wine selection. good drinks. Loved pretty much everything.... More 

Thank summerpatti33
Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Try to get there before sunset so you can have a full foody experience! Take your time (and big pockets too) to enjoy what maybe among the top 5 restaurants outside Panama City. From the papaya marinated baby bbq ribs to the vegan thai curry! The Rock is a place to enjoy well. Romantic, friendly and tasty! Not be missed!

Thank Panabirds
Washington DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family tried The Rock after reading the great TripAdvisor reviews. The restaurant is pretty and the staff couldn't have been nicer or more attentive. Almost all of the things we ordered were very good. I recommend the bruschetta.

Thank laysadc
Livermore, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had reservations and were sat at our table immediately - then we had to wait a bit for the staff to catch up as they were very busy...once we got started everything went very smoothly - a little spendy but worth the $$$ - we'd definitely go back!

Thank Beachlover49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $19
American, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Of 11th April Street | Palo Alto, Calle Principal, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 720-2516
At THE ROCK, our vision is founded on enjoying food as a fundamental quality of life, at times provocative but always aimed at preserving the purity of the original flavor.Because of the climate and dedication of its producers, our home town Boquete with its surrounding and higher areas of Chiriquí offers an incredible collection of fresh food products.THE ROCK offers food without pretenses, great wines and artisan beers.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?