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Rene Cafe

$$ - $$$Latin, Spanish,
Calle Pedro J. Sossa | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
+507 262-3487
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (125 reviews)
“pork” (68 reviews)
“rice” (72 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Pedro J. Sossa | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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1 - 10 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The Rene Cafe was recommended to us by a couple that we met at the Canopy Tower when we were staying there as part of a birding trip to Panama. We had a delicious lunch at the cafe. The food was freshly prepared and the...More

Thank btlink
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had one of our most tasty meals. We stopped in for dinner. We had sea bass with salad and rice. Good friendly service.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Had the 10$ set lunch with fish and liked it. Salad and a piece of tortilla, then rice and fried fresh fish and a small dessert. Only tourists, but that can be expected around the central place on the old town... Nice atmosphere.

Thank dkbe
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We were walking and happened upon Rene Café. It is a small family restaurant. Service was prompt and friendly. The menu is limited with chicken, fish, pork or vegetarian options. Lunch included an appetizer, salad, main course and dessert. We thought the food was tasty...More

Thank citycat60640
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This very small restaurant has a good location and a friendly atmosphere. However you get what you pay for . The set menu offers very few choices.I.e chicken or fish. Portions are small and the dessert consists of a tiny piece of pie.

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Right in the heart of the old town next to the cathedral this unassuming but charming cafe dished up delicious food and a bottle of very good Camenere wine at very reasonable prices. The selection is by the chef and it us great. I had...More

Thank jillmc21
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was a small family style restaurant. The chicken was a little dry but the flavor was good. Service was very good.

Thank Herman B
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26 December 2017|
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why would I a reviewer know the answer? hope you enjoyed your visit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 AM
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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