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Big Daddy's Grill

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” (397 reviews)
“corn dogs” (40 reviews)
“onion rings” (51 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 via mobile

We have been there twice. On a week day the service was good and fast and we could enjoy the inner garden. However on Saturday it was full, chaotic and rather slow, life music in the garden unfortunately was too loud to enjoy it. Nevertheless,...More

Thank Chuchelka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic flavors of fried shrimp, served on a fresh soft roll. The thick slice of beefsteak tomato is ripe and delicious. It’s a party in your mouth.

Thank James F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had fish tacos, grilled and they were very fresh, came with three sauces, one was like a salsa, the second a creamy spicy sauce, and the third a green sweet sauce. All were very delicious! They came with a side and we chose...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten there a couple of times now, with different groups and with my boyfriend. The food is good, nothing too fancy and with a great price! Service is friendly and they have many options

Thank pienewolff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first we didn’t want to go in, we were asked to go to the back terrace, and we were impressed by the looks. Very cozy, and nice. Awesome food, great service. Fully recommend coming here.

Thank Gaby d
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The food was much better than we expected it to be. The onion rings and fries are fantastic! The pork chops are 3 inches thick and melt in your mouth. The fresh fish is also amazing.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

As residents of Chiriqui we were delighted in every possible way with our experience here - not to mention that it was fabulous value for money and the portions were extremely generous . We've been meaning to return !

Thank HErBocaChica
Reviewed 19 September 2018

You have to go to the back..wonderful fish tacos and good drinks! Easy and relaxing after walking around. Can't wait till the roads are finished!

Thank Staceyscuba
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I ate here 3 of the 4 days I was in Boquete... each plate was exceptional! Shrimp Tacos Fajitas Corn Dogs The portions for the price a steal... The drinks poured generously... You will be made to feel welcome by staff and the owner!!!! Eat...More

Thank LewisG481
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The food at Big Daddy's is fine. The beer & wine are fine. The restaurant doesn't pretend to be anything more than it is - nice atmosphere and good food at a good price for local folks and tourists. Chris is a great host and...More

Thank blairhankins33
cyoungbme, Owner at Big Daddy's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank You For taking the time to write us a review! We really appreciate it.

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12 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
12 September 2017|
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Response from stevejkingsh0tt | Reviewed this property |
Happy Hour starts at 3.00pm
11 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
USD 2 - USD 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 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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!! Voted Best Burger, Best Casual Lunch Spot, Best Casual Dinner Spot and Best Bar in Boquete, by the Best of Boquete Peoples Choice awards 2017.
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