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Rene Cafe

) #13 of 919 Restaurants in Panama City €€ - €€€ Latin, Spanish,
Calle Pedro J. Sossa | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
+507 262-3487
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (121 reviews)
“pork” (65 reviews)
“rice” (69 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle Pedro J. Sossa | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Just passing by and thought we would check this Cafe our for lunch to find a hidden gem. Service was top notch and the food was amazing. I tried a new wine and found it to be spectacular. Everyone should stop by for a glass.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little family run restaurant. Very decently priced, great service and extremely tasty food. Food was presented in a sequence of courses and everything was extremely well done. Lovely decor. Gourmet quality without gourmet prices.

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Chef Lourdes de Quiroz and her husband Rene honor the traditional and varied cuisine of Panama. Small restaurant a block off the cathedral square. Fixed price menu. Delicious food in a very friendly atmosphere. Lourdes, Rene and their staff make you feel like you're eating...More

Thank KONPortlandOR
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Overwhelmed with the amazing dinner selection for only $25. The courses kept coming. My daughter chose the lunch fish choice for only $10 and could not finish. The fish, pork, carne, chicken and appetizers were so unique and tasty. The Thai rice was extraordinary! Dessert...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch. They had a set menu. Food was great, cocktails were beautiful, the service was friendly. Cost was fair.

1  Thank VMT44
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This family run bistro is tucked away in the corner of a square in the Old City. As a tour group of 20 we filled the place! The open plan kitchen with its pots and pans suspended over the hob to the lampshades made from...More

Thank Farrarmere
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Our tour group of 24 stopped here for lunch. We started with salad and fresh bread, then an entree of fish, pork or chicken, all served with rice, then a small piece chocolate cake for dessert. The pork entree was just okay, but the fish...More

Thank cathyd
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This restaurant is quaint and the food was good. It was quite humid the day we were there, so it was nice to get inside a cool place.

Thank ntflady
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The kitchen and dining room are all together in this great cafe. The atmosphere, food, service, and value are all top notch. We had the lunch special. We loved every dish but the rice was probably our favorite. The meal included salad, appetizer, bread, rice,...More

Thank MitchnSue
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We checked out many restaurants in Casco Viejo today for lunch-- I thought many were fairly pricey and then came across Rene Cafe which I had read about. They have a $10 lunch! You get a shared salad, a egg- potato frittata like dish and...More

1  Thank ilovecheeba
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 09:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 09:30
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 09:30
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 09:30
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pedro J. Sossa | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 262-3487
  • E-mail
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