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Boquete Art Cafe

Main Street | Casa 51, Boquete, Panama
+507 720-1821
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (75 reviews)
“escargot” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
French, Fusion, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Casa 51, Boquete, Panama
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous food. Savory dishes and a nice array of choices on the menu. Wonderful atmosphere. I highly recommend this for dinner!More

Thank DavisEM
Cole8808, Owner at Boquete Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your lovely review. We were approached to sell our business in April and accepted May 1...the new owner has a beautiful restaurant in Panama City, is totally remodeling the space and will serve Italian cuisine in this sister restaurant,...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

This place was a real gem. We arrived late in the vening to Boquete and walked to the Art Cafe. Reading the menu skeptically regarding "French food" in central america we decided to take a chance. Frist the beer was freezing cold as advertised. Amazingly...More

Thank loriowalker
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the art cafe . We ordered the salad niçoise. Very well prepared but no anchovies but it was good. Service is nice and quick. Enjoy with a cold beer !

Thank Chpfl
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after wandering around Boquete a bit. This cafe features French inspired dishes including savory and sweet crepes, croquet monsieur, and the like. Nothing fancy, but good solid food. Appears to be an expat frequented locale (everyone there when we were...More

Thank Lisagw
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Eat here! The Boquete Art Cafe is a quaint restaurant with an intimate and appealing charm. But the food! We took our two teenagers here after looking in on the restaurant for a couple of days and boy, were we regretful that we hadn't come...More

1  Thank themaineshow
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We had a wonderful lunch here. The food was delicious and fresh with lots of gluten free options. The owners are friendly and helpful. If you're in Boquete don't miss this restaurant.

Thank Susie R
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I love coming here, the food was so good and the server owner was sincely happy to see and visit with customers. Location is right in town, perfect!

Thank KKB-Texas
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My friend and I had a fantastic dinner at Boquete Art Cafe. The mussels appetizer and escargots were just divine and the main course of shrimp "scampi" was just as fantastic. We will definitely come back there! The owners Daniel and Nicole are fantastic hosts,...More

1  Thank Stefania L
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The crepes were great, juice was awesome. This little cafe makes awesome home made food. Must eat here while in Boquete.

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with friendly owners and staff. Great menu. Service and food can be inconsistent at times, unfortunately. Definitely worth a visit, especially when they're not extremely busy.

Thank ADH_Mgr
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Questions & Answers
bert d
19 July 2015|
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Response from Cole8808 | Property representative |
Hi, Tom: we intentionally serve many vegetarian and even vegan items on our menu. We enjoy serving all our customers as to their preferences. Bert, thank you for our inquiry regarding our filet - we are very proud of it... More
15 January 2015|
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Response from Cole8808 | Property representative |
We have been promised we will receive our credit card machine today!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Casa 51, Boquete, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 720-1821
  • E-mail
Welcome to Art Café - Fine French and Cuisines of the World! Boquete Art Café is a much beloved, award-winning destination in Boquete offering fresh farm to plate organic ingredients, exquisite dishes and excellent service from our professional and friendly staff. Art Café's blending of Old and New World elegance suits the casual diner as well as those celebrating a special occasion. Our welcoming ambiance is a pleasure for both the local community and travelers alike. We emphasize lovingly prepared food in an artistic atmosphere, with unsurpassed personal attention to detail. We thank you for your patronage.
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