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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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Hours:
Mon - Tue 17:30 - 21:00
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New Jersey
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for dinner on a Saturday night with another couple. I had been here before but it was easily 10 years ago. Decor is clean and neat, but not modern in anyway. Service overall was fine, but spotty at times, as though our server had disappeared for 15 minutes at a time. Food was easily the reason to come... More 

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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I joined my two sisters and their spouses for a pre-Christmas dinner at Cafe Panache, which is the favorite restaurant of the sister who lives in nearby Allendale. The service staff was excellent. The food was excellent -- I had a steak which may have been one of the best, if not the best that I've had... More 

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Thank 305E40th4J
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff impeccable. This is not your mothers "foo-foo" French restaurant . Local food with wonderful presentation and appropriate portions. Love boar , rabbit and venison . Fish outstanding. Sauces second to none. Dessert only disappointment . Average at best. Moderately expensive but great value for what you get.

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Newark, New Jersey
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Cafe Panache for large and small groups once or twice a year since they opened, and have yet to be disappointed a single time. The service is professional, although some of the supporting staff beyond the primary waiters seems a little lost at times - but not to the detriment of the experience. This restaurant... More 

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ny
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

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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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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54 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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Highland Mills, New York
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29 reviews
18 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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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
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?