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Big Daddy's Grill

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
Downtown Main St | 1/2 Block Below Boquete's Central Park, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 6250-1948
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (401 reviews)
“corn dogs” (38 reviews)
“onion rings” (52 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Downtown Main St | 1/2 Block Below Boquete's Central Park, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate there 2 times-both lunch. Staff spoke spanich and not us, so pointed and attempted to pronounce, but menu is both english and spanish. Fih tacos good, a little greasy. Dont order salads as i became ill after eating one. Bloody Mary was ok.

Thank eutopiadreamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We played tour guides for visiting family members and after one long day of touring the area we stopped at Big Daddy’s for dinner. There were 6 of us, half chose the catch of the day served over tasty mashed potatoes and a lobster sauce...More

Thank GeorgiaPatrice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big daddy’s is of course very American and has lots of American customers. Very un-panama, I really recommend trying Panamonte and Rock for not only much much better food but also a more authentic experience. The food quality at Big Daddy’s was poor, lacked atmosphere...More

Thank Rnrqc5
Chris Y, Owner at Big Daddy's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Im not sure how you can call us "Un-Panama" as the name Panama means "abundance of fish. We buy thousands of pounds of fresh fish from the port about an hour outside of town, we work with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was GRANDPAcking in Boquete for 2.5 weeks. I went down to Big Daddy's several times ... usually for their 3-5pm Happy Hour ... It is said to have the best burger in town. Their standard burger is $8 or a vegetarian is $9. Add...More

Thank GRANDPAcking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was incredible. We ate here three times in our three day stay. We had fish tacos, and the whole fried fish plate with plantains. AMAZING!!! Great service as well.

Thank hudsonfamily3
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We went here twice while in Boquete because of my limited diet. The staff were friendly, the back patio is nice, the portions are enormous. This is definitely a place for expats or travelers. The prices are decent.

Thank 790theresap
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Big Daddy's is very close to the center of town on Avenida Central and has a very nice patio looking out over the street. You order your food at the window but the food is then brought to you and the servers follow up on...More

Thank Marceil C
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Nice friendly place but the food is like a pub not the greatest ... but a good laugh with great prices beer.

Thank DeepCF
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I thought Big Daddy's was over priced .. Portion were good size and food was above average but they have Amercan Prices in Third World Town with a Rustic Decor & Atmosphere. Lots of Restaurants to choose from here in Boquete and this one was...More

1  Thank George R
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and a few drinks mid week. Good, consistent pub grub food. Tasty mixed drinks!!

Thank Patteram
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11 October 2017|
Response from iraimabehar | Reviewed this property |
sorry if you didn't like my review. my husband and I did eat here and my review was never to hurt a business, but to help to get better. The food was okay not as good as I was told and if I visit again I would give them a... More
Walter T
11 September 2017|
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Response from stevejkingsh0tt | Reviewed this property |
Happy Hour starts at 3.00pm
10 August 2017|
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Response from Joannie R | Reviewed this property |
See above!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downtown Main St | 1/2 Block Below Boquete's Central Park, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 6250-1948
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Lunch and dinner! Featuring the freshest seafood in Boquete, with the best fish tacos, creative and fun cuisine. Have a hand crafted Margarita on our new back patio, the most laid back and fun place in town!!
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