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Rene Cafe

$$ - $$$Latin, Spanish,
Calle Pedro J. Sosa | Casco Viejo, Panama City 0801, Panama
+507 262-3487
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (132 reviews)
“pork” (68 reviews)
“rice” (76 reviews)
Closed
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle Pedro J. Sosa | Casco Viejo, Panama City 0801, Panama
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1 - 10 of 408 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking through the old town we found this place. It has a great $10 lunch special. Everything we had was excellent.

Thank floridagirl790
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Tasty, traditional (I think) food served in a cool, old fashioned setting by attentive staff. Try this rather than another pizza.

Thank robbyniceone
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We split the multi- course dinner between the 2 of us, and it was plenty. All courses were excellent. Service was spot-on. Pisco sours were great. The Panamanian tortilla reminded me of a quiche. Really yummy. Atmosphere is friendly and warm. Loved it.

Thank Petethekid
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We went with a number of people and they accomodated us with shared dishes which were wonderful. The place is very small but the food was outstanding.

Thank ccbarb1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had lunch here with our guide after seeeing all the different parts of Panama City old and new , this restaurant is in the French part of the city well worth a visit warm welcome run by a family food excellent.

Thank patricia b
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Oh my God was incredible tasty/flavorful, yummy, big lunch!!! Salad, fried rice, chicken in an incredible sauce, bread and dessert for 10 bucks!!!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 22 February 2018

First thing you know about Rene Cafe is that it is NOT on Calle Pedro Sossa, That street does not show up on Google Maps and neither our taxi driver or a cop in the neighborhood had ever heard of that street. The cafe is...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Prix fix lunch for $10. Simple and tasty. Definitely worth a visit! Service was great, and so was the postre!

Thank Len O
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by my lunch. While this isn't fine dining, it's simple, fresh, well prepared food. It started with a torta (egg omelet), fresh fish, salad, rice and desert. Everything was very delicious. And it was very inexpensive. The portions were huge. I...More

Thank SarahDanni
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

1st clue was when we arrived at 8pm on Wednesday night and no one was in the restaurant. We should of gotten the message! This is a price fixed menu $25 for dinner 5 course. Nothing WOW’d us...actually I was ill the next day with...More

Thank Carmen I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pedro J. Sosa | Casco Viejo, Panama City 0801, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 262-3487
  • E-mail
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