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The Fish House

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Avenida principal, frente a la panaderia Sugar & Spice | Frente a la Panaderia Sugar & Spice, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 6521-2120
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401 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nearly ever time I visit Boquete I will have a dinner at the Fish House and try to bring a friend. The fish dinners are good but the blackberry cobbler is fabulous and large enough for two people to share.Once or twice I have even stopped in only for the cobbler. This trip I tried the Cajun style fish and... More 

Thank BigDogPanama
Park City, Utah
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245 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Lets face it, its hard to find something exceptional in Boquete. But in the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king. The Fish House is clean, the service is OK and you can eat the fish and chips, although the offering is a little greasy and the flavor slightly off. The onion rings are pretty good but... More 

Thank Deano50
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

As a celiac, traveling and eating out is always a challenge. However, I was very comfortable with the menu and the waitperson's knowledge of the ingredients. We've dined here multiple times and I've not become sick so I know the instructions for avoiding gluten are well translated to the kitchen staff. This is one of our regular places when we... More 

Thank Sharna K
Sarasota, Florida
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368 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife had the lobster sandwich and it was wonderful. My blackened amberjack was ok but could not compare to the lobster. The restaurant is small but very comfortable. The service was good and the house wine was excellent.

Thank John D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very variable menu of the day with a lot of different ways for the fish to be prepared. We chose on a recommendation of the waitress and it didn't disappoint. Nothing outstanding but well worth a visit!

Thank Remco S
Kapaau, Hawaii
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was great! We had the fish & chips & it was very good. We ordered margaritas on the rocks & it was the best we have ever had! So delicious, I think it was the lime they were using. The people are friendly. The place is very small & looks like a popular place with local expats there.

Thank Lanio1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Not cheap but it's cheaper than other restaurants in town. An interesting menu, mostly fish but also meat.

Thank Brombags
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is great value, excellently cook fish with amazing value on their specials! You need to be heads up though, this restaurant fills up quickly, so if you want to hear the stream passing by outside the windows, dock your space early and enjoy the friendly staff and excellent options!

Thank Steffen O
Boquete, Panama
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have a love-hate relationship with this place. I've eaten here a few times. The tilapia is fresh and fish fingers are good. The stir fry tilapia and vegetables with rice is my preferred meal and very good value for the size of the meal (you could easily share it). The burger is good too. Any time I have ordered... More 

Thank PanaTravelRoo
Sonoma, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Family owned and operated (my favorite kind of place!), this is an unassuming place from the outside, inside it's casual and charming and smaller than I thought. One of the few places I've been in Boquete that had every table full! Lots of choice on fresh fish, many different preparations available. Full bar. Fairly inexpensive. Don't go in a hurry,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida principal, frente a la panaderia Sugar & Spice | Frente a la Panaderia Sugar & Spice, Boquete 0413, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Boquete
  • Phone Number: +507 6521-2120
We offer fresh seafood all the time, Good service, reasonable prices and comfortable atmosphere Monday to Thursday 11:00 AM- 9:00 PM

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