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Cafe Panache

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130 East Main Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446 (Franklin Turnpike)
+1 201-934-0030
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Mon - Tue 17:30 - 21:00
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ny
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is over superb when chef owner on premises. A little less so when absent. Prices are well below NYC and even other excellent Ramsey restaurants. It is BBYO. I am not in any way connected to restaurant

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic BYOB french retaurant. Felt very welcomed from the beginning. Charming setting not to big more cozy place. Menu offered very intersting selection. Squash soup was excusite. Pulpo salad refrshing. Steak tasful with sauce. As a duck lover it was one of the best i had not to mention the amound is very generous. Chocolate , applepie just capped a... More 

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Thank G T
New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This BYO is one of the very best in Northern NJ. Everything is perfection. Go. Enjoy. You won't regret it.

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New York
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've eaten here a number of times and enjoyed it from the beginning to the end. The recent excursion was less so. The food remains very good, but when it takes forever to get served then one gets slightly annoyed, but as the meal progresses and the service doesn't even to trying to get your bill - well . .... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We went back to Cafe Panache for our anniversary and were once again impressed by the experience. Each dish was excellent (especially the duck entree) and the service was warm and friendly, as always. My wife couldn't decide between the soup special and the special ravioli appetizer. She ended up ordering the ravioli, but sensing my wife's dilemma, our server... More 

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Thank sajiz2015
Highland Mills, New York
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our 4 adult children and spouses celebrated together. It was a wonderful evening at the restaurant preceeding a show. The waiter knew we had to be out at a specific time and made sure we made the show. The soup of the day, cauliflower purée, was outrageous.All ten main dishes were thoroughly enjoyed, especially the duck confit, lamb chops, and... More 

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Park Ridge, New Jersey
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found ourselves traveling through the town of Ramsey looking for someplace new for dinner. We came upon Cafe Panache and since we heard wonderful things about it, my husband suggested we give it a try. I assured him that as it was a Friday night, prime dinner hour, there would be absolutely no chance of our... More 

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Thank Joanne072054
New York City, New York
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103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Last evening of a three-day getaway to Bergen County, NJ… which we consider the only good part of our neighboring state. It’s quite a beautiful area, with rolling hills, valleys and many large and small lakes scattered everywhere. Quite unlike the environs adjoining Manhattan, and further south… Found this highly-rated and high-priced French restaurant offering eclectic food, and surprisingly, it... More 

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Thank Alok J
Ringwood, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We've been here several times and both times were delicious. The staff is professional--they have been at the restaurant for years, and pride themselves in service. The food is amazing. We have enjoyed the duck, liver and onions, tuna, and appetizers like oysters, tuna tartare, and salads. Fresh fresh fresh! I so appreciate eating out at a place that cares... More 

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Thank skylandst
New City, New York
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Returned to this upscale BYOB after a while and found things have not changed. The same staff and a small menu with fresh ingredients make this one of northern NJ best restaurants. the food presentation is done well and the portion size quite large. I had the home made filet ravioli which was in a light sauce. It was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
French, American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 East Main Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446
    (Franklin Turnpike)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ramsey
  • Phone Number: +1 201-934-0030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?