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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 Japanese version - the menu
Panic Restaurant NES Title screen (US)
Panic Restaurant NES The frying pan is your main weapon.
Panic Restaurant NES Final boss fight against Ohdove takes place flying above the restaurant.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

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 (16000) added Panic Restaurant (NES) on Jan 20, 2008