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Rene Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$8 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Latin, Spanish, Central American
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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All reviews lunch pork rice salad brownie bread quiche spring rolls prix fixe tortillas pineapple wontons sea bass casco viejo cathedral square set menu served family style
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rene Cafe is an authentic Panama experience. We enjoyed preset meal with many courses! The restaurant feels like you are eating in their home. It is family run and they are so welcoming! The food was delicious. Do not miss this experience in Casco Viejo.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RoseDie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the very best value in dining experience. Highly recommended and certainly not expensive. We went twice in the same week.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Horloge1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here tonight and enjoyed it! We chose the lunch-sized fixed price since we didn’t want a large meal, and it was quite enough, obviously fresh and very delicious - bread, almond quiche, large fresh mixed salad with vinaigrette, lightly fried sea bass,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this restaurant tonight. It was absolutely amazing, great service, atmosphere, and of course the meal.We went with the set meal ($25.00) each , and a bottle of wine. The food was so good, hot, and beautifully presented. A...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sightsee563117
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I had dinner at Rene Café while we were staying in Panama City. It was FANTASTIC! Both of us loved every course of the multi-course meal, which was a great value for how much you got and the quality! The service was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, pleasant family owned cafe near Cathedal in historic section of Panama City. Located on the central square along w the upscale Central Panama Hotel. The lunch fare was very good. Salad, vegetable fried rice, tilapia and a slice of a fratata followed by a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beazer15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are taken here on a group tour, and the food was wonderfully flavorful. “Rene”, the owner, was a wonderful host. I asked about an ingredient in the salad, and he went into the kitchen (which is one side of the room next to the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint to say the least, this place is gem! It has only 6 tables and we were a group of 3 stopping in for lunch. 1 vegetarian and 1 non-dairy among us...and we were greeted warmly by a gentleman, presumably the owner, who was able...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amygkaufman
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

We came as a family of 3, with one vegetarian. We selected the lunch menu option, which was prix fixe at $10 per person. The meal included 1) a starter salad, which was fresh and tasty although perhaps a bit acidic 2) vegetarian spring rolls,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 96girishm
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

What a great discovery this place was. The food is absolutely amazing. We had the fixed price dinner. Not only was this the cheapest dinner we have had in Panama but it was the best. Every single course, there were about 6 of them, was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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