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Fire Side Inn - Georges' Grill

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Boquete, Palo Alto, near Garden Inn, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 6510-4617
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Detroit, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

At first look George's is not much. I have noticed the word rustic used in several reviews and yes, that fits. The first night we ate there, we were looking for something light and so we got the pizza. Maybe we were not expecting much, but it was the best pizza I have eaten! Thin crust and very tasty. We... More 

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Panama
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

Small charming restaurant. Its not luxury with plastic chairs but the its cosy. The fillet was out standing but the Gordon Bleu was just a chicken piece and not what was expected at all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

The owner was just the nicest person! His food was delicious and he really made us feel at home. Would highly recommend.

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by the Inn at Palo Alto. We were warned that it was rustic, but good food. They weren't kidding about the rustic. However, it wasn't just rustic, it was filthy. I saw a french fryer on the counter that looked like it hadn't been cleaned in years. The chairs are a mish-mash of lawn... More 

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Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 384 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed dinner at George's on three occasions during our month-long stay in Boquete -- and every time was a wonderful experience. The restaurant itself is quite rustic, with a stone fireplace and a semi-open structure and very basic seating -- yet the FOOD is fantastic. The chef/owner is a very friendly, welcoming and talented man who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant - if you are in striking distance go there - fantastic food, great ambience, and George is the one of a kind that makes the place special.

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Bermuda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The food was fantastic. The Peruvian ceviche was fresh and tasty with freshly baked crunchy tortilla chips. The lobster bisque was delicious with well balanced concentrated flavour. All fresh mostly farm to table, George grows his own vegetables and herbs to enhance the taste of the dishes. Don't be put off by the rustic setting, it's well worth a visit.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

We were staying in Palo Alto Hotel and pass by restaurant because we smelled the firewood. We were offered a cheap argentinian wine with almost no taste. As entree we ordered a lobster cream that was extremely salty. My friend ordered a peruvian ceviche in which they added ginger. The test of the ginger killed all the fish flavor. Main... More 

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

The smell of a wood fire draws you into the dark restaurant. George has been around Central America and is an excellent chef and host. His unique entrees are delicious and not like anything else you will find in the area. I had the Egyptian appetizer and was rewarded with delicious hummus, and other middle eastern specialties. The stuffed avocado... More 

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David, Panama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Located next to Boquete Garden Inn. Loved the rustic look - George is likable & friendly. We had traveled to Boquete last year so were surprised that he had raised his prices so much. That wasn't the only negative aspect. We expected the rustic charm, but we're totally blown away by how filthy the place was. I mean cobwebs and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, International, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boquete, Palo Alto, near Garden Inn, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 6510-4617

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