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“Very good food and value”
Review of Rene Cafe

Rene Cafe
Ranked #24 of 1,094 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 8, 2013

At the suggestion of the owners at Casa Sucre I tried Rene Cafe for a really fun lunch. It is a small restaurant with an exposed kitchen to the right of the entrance. You have a fixed price lunch for around $8.50 which included nice green salad, Spanish tortilla or omlette, a choice of fish,chicken or pork with a large bowl of rice, plus great crepe for dessert. I thought the service was excellent and loved the atmosphere and the food. It is on Calle Oedri J. Sossa across from the Catedral in Casco Viego

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

We had a family lunch on a Saturday there. The menu is simple: they offer meat, chicken, fish or vegetarian main dish. It comes with 2 "entradas" in our case a quite good tortilla and a salad.
The fish was salty, not very big. The vegetable rice pretty tasteless. Our kid's chicken was dry, not seasoned, not edible.
The "dessert" was a dry browny. But at least it was not overpriced.
A look to the open kitchen reveals a lack of hygiene, dirty windows, glasses and dishes, shelves that have not seen cleaning in ages. We wonder how this place is can display a Trip Advisor excellence reward With a 4.5 rating in 2012...?!
Won't come back!

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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Six course meal and then some. We ate too much but it was a blast. Had a bottle of wine and the owner is right there working hard like all the employees are.

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Reviewed March 30, 2013

I'm not sure why this restaurant gets such great reviews. I'm guessing because the food is cheap and the place has a quaint atmosphere. But, there are so many good restaurants in the area, I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here. If you want cheap food, walk along Avienda Central and eat from one of the store front local restaurants.

Thank Discocanuck
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Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Adorable restaurant right off Plaza Cathedral that has a set menu of seven courses that were so filling as amazing for $22 a person! It was wonderful! Amazing food and fabulous service, just make a reservation. You can email them easily off their website and they respond quickly. Don't miss it!

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