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Restaurant Baru

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pizza
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City Center, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 730-9294
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the nicest place to eat. We had lunch there and the meat platter was far from good. Tacos al pastor were also not good. Its eatable but not tasty at all.

Thank Luis M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and arrived late one evening and happened into Restaurant Baru. Call it luck or call it fortune, the atmosphere and food were excellent. We shared a chicken Caesar salad and personal pizza, both tasty and enjoyable.

Thank Brent H
Boquete, Panama
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very pleasant surroundings, both inside and outside, good service, great location right on the central park square. We have eaten here several times over the last 6 months and always enjoyed the food. The burger meals are huge, we can split one between the two of us. We really enjoyed the tasty hawaiian pizza !!

Thank EricR49236
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I arrived in Boquete late in the afternoon and went searching for a restaurant and found Baru. We found ice cold drinks and tasty food. My wife ordered the personal pizza and I got a Caesar Salad. We ended up sharing and loved it all!

Thank Brent H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This restaurant is centrally located with a nice patio and good food. You have to watch out for the diesel trucks that seem to like parking across the street from the patio because the fumes make it impossible to enjoy your meal or drink there. There a couple of times and the trucks just kept idling outside so didn't go... More 

Thank OiRose
David, Panama
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We have visited this place many times now, and we can say that this is one of our favorite restaurants in Chiriqui. They have the best Hawiian Pizza of the region! Hemos visitado este lugar muchas veces y podemos decir que es uno de nuestros restaurantes favoritos en Chiriquí. Tienen la mejor pizza hawaiana de la región!

Thank IexplorePanama
Tampa, Florida
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175 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We felt so welcome here, we visited almost daily during our stay in Boquete. The staff was friendly, attentive and always open to conversation...even our poor Spanish. They show international sports on TV, especially futbol/soccer. The locals were also open to conversation. We so enjoyed our time here. Thanks Baru team for everything! Hopefully, we will be back soon!

Thank 2wego
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Set right on the town square this restaurant is great for a quick meal or some late night fun. Live music some days.

Thank thetikimon
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We sat here a couple hours one afternoon while it just continued to rain. This place has the only spot in town with a sectioned off area outside for dining and people watching. Cheap to us but somehow pricey to the locals. $1.25 for a beer and $4 glasses of good wine. AWESOME pizza! Lovely outside area to people watch... More 

Thank Anna J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch, drinks, or dinner. Casual outdoor & indoor areas, TVs with soccer most of the time. I had an 8" personal pizza loaded with meat and veggies for $6.75 - excellent!

Thank Mike W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Center, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 730-9294

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?