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Il Pianista

Palo Alto, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-2728
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (15 reviews)
“seafood pasta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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Palo Alto, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Reviewed yesterday

The space is lovely – a stone home with a patio overlooking the green side of a mountain, with a waterfall just beyond reach. Once our food came, however, we were distracted by it – fresh bright salad (big enough to share as an appetizer)...More

Thank AliBChicago
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Bolognese pasta was fantastic and the best in Panama. I always test an Italian restaurant with this. Most cannot perform on making this simple dish but Pianist did. My wife had clams and pasta it too was excellent. We ate overlooking the waterfall and heard...More

Thank realizenow
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Good surroundings, great pizza. While visiting family in Boquete, we went for a late lunch at Il Pianista. It's a transformed home with a great view of the creek in the back accompanied by the waterfalls. The air was so cool and crisp we decided,...More

Thank Madridista078
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I have been returning to this restaurant for more than five years. I have had several different dinners and this time I chose the large calzone. I knew I would be taking half home for another meal. This was the first time it was a...More

Thank BigDogPanama
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Il Pianista looks a bit suspect from the outside. Located right next to farm-worker housing, and down a short rocky path, one might be tempted to drive on by, but that would be a mistake. Guests should park on the shoulder of the road and...More

Thank Ankonagirl
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We walked in by chance and really had a great meal. Prices were reasonable, portions were huge we took some to go!

Thank Renee G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Always take our friends and family here because it's a must see, must eat restaurant. The food, service and ambiance have always been consistent. Our favorite now and forever!

Thank dkethley
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Set by a rushing stream, it is hard not to enjoy the view from the tables at Il Pianista. The Italian food we ordered was quite good, but most of the extras offered at truly great Italian restaurants - starting with bread before the meal...More

Thank yekatman
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our two couples enjoyed a delicious and freshly made lunch at Il Pianista. The first thing you will notice upon arrival is a quaint, non-descript entry, but once you enter the restaurant, you will be in awe! A lot of large and open windows that...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Visited with family on a week trip, and this beautiful little spot was absolutely delicious! We all enjoyed fabulous antipasta, pasta and some good wine after a long day in Chiriqui! Superior customer service made this place very special for us :) Thank you!

Thank LATeuscher11
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Questions & Answers
15 December 2015|
Response from Rebel500 | Reviewed this property |
Try calling them at 507 720 2728. We were there in late August 2015 and seem to remember they were open 6 days a week.
14 February 2015|
Response from Bonairediving | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palo Alto, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 720-2728
phone number 507 720 2728
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