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“The inside track on breakfast”

Punta del Encuentra
Ranked #25 of 109 Restaurants in Boquete
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: South American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Go down a nondescript street, look for a vine covered house with a little sign in front and you are in for the Best Breakfast in Panama. A whiteboard written extensive menu tells you that there is nothing you cannot have. The next few steps bring you closer to Olga, who welcomes you with a warm and sincere hug and kiss on the cheek. That is only the beginning. The food is excellent, Panamanian tortillas, Huevos Rancheros topped with roasted peppers made me come back twice. All the vegetables and fresh fruit come out of Olga's garden. It is an absolute delight!

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Reviewed June 23, 2014

2 eggs, toast , english muffin and coffee. $7.00. I never went back.
Each extra item is almost as much as a meal in itself.

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

This place gives off a great vibe--friendly, comfortable, welcoming, satisfying. A few tables under a covered patio, Olga personally overseeing the operation. She's a single mom who has managed to raise her kids and run a wonderful restaurant. Highlights--licaudos and batidos (sic?) huge fruit smoothies and shakes, huevos rancheros with a unique, chunky, fresh tomato based sauce, some of the best, herby home style potatoes any of us have ever had.

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Reviewed February 4, 2014

i kept hearing how great the food is here, so I searched it out. I really loved it because the waiter was so friendly and the setting was so beautiful -- I could see birds eating the bananas in the trees -- but maybe I chose poorly when it came to the food because it was only just okay. The scrambled eggs were quite undercooked, the potatoes had an odd spice in them, and the tortillas were dry and lacking flavor. The bacon and chorizo were good, and it was a nice touch to have a beautiful flower on the plate for decoration. I would definitely go back but just not order the scrambled eggs again.

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Reviewed January 20, 2014

As breakfast goes, the food here is good. It was the only place in town where I could find real, fresh squeezed orange juice ($1.75). It is hard to predict when they would be open and often they were closed as I walked past every morning for 3 weeks. Expect a room full of
Americans-mostly from the west coast. (Very loud, impatient, pushy). The menu prices
would seem quite agreeable to them but to anyone that has spent any time in Central America,
the prices are high. There are many local restaurants that will serve you the same thing for half the price. Of course, you will probably need to learn enough Spanish to order what you want and socialize with the good folks that are from there. I rarely spent more than $3 for scrambled eggs and ham, an hojaldre (what we call indian fry bread in Oklahoma) and a cup of coffee at any of the other breakfast places. At this place, double that price.

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