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Punta del Encuentra

Certificate of Excellence
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Calle 6 a Sur, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-2123
07:00 - 12:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olga makes the best Panamanian breakfast in Boquete. The menu is extensive and of course freshly prepared. Some items are named after (and probably invented by) local customers. Service is a little slow as they are usually quite busy, but Olga gives every customer a warm welcome. It's good value for money and many of the locals (gringos and Panamenos... More 

Thank Theodore H
Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Charming, small, owner/operator run. Large breakfast menu, something for everyone. Breakfast will often come with a hug and a flower on the plate! Good fresh squeezed juices. Omelettes are excellent.

Thank ccsonoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The menu is extensive, the coffee great and Olga hugged us like we were family although this was our first visit. The portions are large. I had a cheese, tomato and spinach omelet made especially for me to avoid gluten in the kitchen. I'm not certain about the Panamanian tortillas. Although they are made from corn I was not able... More 

Thank Sharna K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We really enjoyed the food. There was only one server so the service was very slow but worth the wait. Really enjoyed the food.

Thank Scott K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast and nice hugs! Olga is a sweetie! The omelette was perfect and my steamed eggs delish. YOU MUST GO!! Food served with ❤️❤️❤️

Thank Ecolumberjill
Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What a find, sadly our last day in Boquete. Great little place on aside street behind the Dollar Store! Recommended by our host, and it was a wonderful find. The Latte was not only great to drink but a visual delight! The omelet was perfect, the potatoes superb AND fresh flower on the plate to make me feel really special!... More 

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Park City, Utah
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I visited Olga for breakfast, though she was unfortunately not there. The huevos rancheros was the best I've ever had. I ordered the Panamanian corn tortillas as the base. It's a huge portion. The young woman serving tables was very kind and even warned me that I was ordering too much food when I wanted to also order a pancake.... More 

Thank JenVenTor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Olga will always greet you and you will not be disappointed by her excellent menu for breakfasts. I have had eggs served a variety of ways in the past and was always happy with my choice.

Thank howard611
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Delicious Breakfast. A little hard to find but if you look at the map on tripadvisor and know it is set back from the street you will find it no problem. The kitchen is a bit on the slow time, partly because this is a popular spot. Delicious coffee and attentive waitress. I had the Mexican style Huevos Rancheros. So... More 

Thank potatofish
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

This restaurant, also known as Olga's, is owned and operated by a native Boquetian. Olga warmly greeted us upon our arrival even giving my daughter a kiss on the forehead. We ate two breakfasts there and each of us ooh'd and aww'd about how wonderful all the dishes were. The huevos rancheros were hands down, the best I've ever tasted.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 6 a Sur, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 720-2123

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