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“Exceptional in Panama”
Review of Cafe Chic - CLOSED

Cafe Chic
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A European French styled restaurant- bar- terrace, a very upscale nice place for an international crowd. 55 seats inside, 24 seats on the terrace for lunch, tea & drinks and dinner. Open from Monday till Saturday from 11pm to 3pm and from 7pm to 11pm. The menu does have French & Mediteranean classics with daily fresh "honest" food for reasonable prices, a very smart bar and a Paris styled terrace.
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Recently I visited Cafe Chic again a couple of times and everytime I go there it strikes me how unique this restaurant is in Panama. The service, the atmosphere and not to forget, the food are exceptional. Not only for Panamanian standards (the most important reason in Panama to go to Cafe Chic!), but even when your are used to the European style and quality of restaurants, you will find Cafe Chic a great place to go to. Highly recommended!

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Thank Maarten S
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roeland b, Owner at Cafe Chic, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2013

Whaaauww!!!! You make my day! Thank you so much with your great review. We are very pleased with your comments about Café Chic. You mention it all!!........European design, quality food and a nice efficient service, that's what we stand for! Ain't nothing but the real thing!
Please try to join us on Wednesdays with the live jazz , always a good crowd and a great vibe!

Thank you once again!

Kind regards,

Roeland Biever

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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Last night was our third visit to this charming restaurant in Bella Vista. It was Wednesday, so of course, there was a wonderful live jazz trio to entertain throughout the evening. But the real attraction is the food. Every dish was prepared with fresh ingredients and this attention to detail played out in the varied tastes of each entry. Our personal favorite was the soup of the day which was delightfully spiced to enhance the flavor. We also had the fish, salads and hamburgers, each perfectly prepared and delicious. The service was professional and the overall intimate atmosphere punctuated by jazz legend record cover wall decor, marble top bistro tables and cloth napkins make Cafe Chic a must in your dining experience in Panama City. Excellent food, excellent service and an excellent environment plus a great value add up to a 5-star experience, a dining jewel!

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Thank KCPK2
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roeland b, Owner at Cafe Chic, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2013

Thank you so much for your compliments! We remember you very well joining us last Wednesday for our 1 year Cafe Chic birthday celebration! Very nice crowd with great Jazz & Bossa! We are happy you enjoyed our food and service and hope to welcome you again before departure.

Kind regards,

Roeland Biever

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Reviewed June 13, 2013

We enjoyed the homemade pate, the steak frites with bearnaise sauce, and an exellent burger. All the food was fresh and very well prepared. We heard there is every wednesdaynight live jazzmusic.

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Thank corla_13
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roeland b, Owner at Cafe Chic, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2013

Thank you for your great feedback! We are happy you enjoyed our home made food and the service! Yes apart from our standard à la carte menu we now propose aswell a new GOURMET BURGER menu! Next time you are in Panama please come and join us for our Live Jazz event on Wednesdays!

Kind regards,

Roeland Biever

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

We only had one night to have dinner in Panama-city and came back to cafe chic, as we were so satisfied the times before. We had lovely gourmet style burgers and were so lucky to be able to hear the very good life jazz music that night. Atmosphere and service were just the way we expected an wanted them to be! Very worth a visit and a stop -over !!!!!

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Thank Sandra W
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roeland b, Owner at Cafe Chic, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2013

Thank you so much for your great feedback!.........we are very happy with your comments about the quality of our food and the GOURMET BURGERS !! You just came in at the right moment when we had our LIVE JAZZ event! Our Jazz evening on Wednesdays is a huge success and becoming a "CLASSIC" Thank you for your visit and hope to see you again when in Panama!

Kind regards,

Roeland Biever

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Reviewed June 1, 2013

This restaurant was excellent! My husband and I ate there last night, and we have no complaints whatsoever. We both had the steak bearnaise. It was cooked perfectly, and very tasty! I had a mojito that was also very good, and the chocolate mousse for dessert is a must! Thank you for the great experience we had at your restaurant. We try out a new restaurant in Panama every week, and this was by far our favorite so far. We look forward to coming back soon!

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Thank Karen P
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roeland b, Owner at Cafe Chic, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2013

Thank you for your great compliments!!! We are very happy you had good time with us and your very positive review stimulates us to improve even more. The quality of our food and service are our priorities. Please try to join us for our Live Jazz event on Wednesday, it's always a great jazzy atmosphere with a very good international crowd!

Hope to welcome you again soon at Café Chic!

Kind regards,

Roeland Biever

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