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Panic Restaurant (NES)

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Panic Restaurant is a side-scrolling platform game where you play as chef Cookie. The rival chef Ohdove has taken over his restaurant and it's up to Cookie to reclaim it.

It is a fairly basic platform game. You run and jump, and enemies are placed all around to try and stop you. The entire game, backgrounds, enemies and bosses, is food-themed. You encounter things such as sausages, microwave ovens, onions and hamburgers on your way through the restaurant. To your help you always have a frying pan to beat the enemies with, and you can also find other items, such as a spoon, and plates to throw at the enemies.

The game contains 6 stages, each in a separate location in the restaurant, such as the kitchen, freezer and basement. At the end of each level you are faced with a boss. In between each level is a bonus game where you play a slot machine to try and win some extra health and lives.


Panic Restaurant NES Game over (US and Euro version)
Panic Restaurant NES Bonus mini-game in which you need to catch fish for points, but avoid the bombs
Panic Restaurant NES Another mini-game - catch eggs, but avoid bombs
Panic Restaurant NES The last stage is a bit spooky.

Alternate Titles

  • "Wanpaku Kokkun no Gourmet World" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

HonestGamers Feb 28, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Power Unlimited Oct, 1993 8 out of 10 80
Quebec Gamers Nov 11, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
Video Games Dec, 1992 73 out of 100 73


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MegamanX64 (15994) added Panic Restaurant (NES) on Jan 20, 2008