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 Death animation is funny too (Japanese version)
Panic Restaurant NES All enemies are food inspired.
Panic Restaurant NES Ohdove informs you that he has taken over your restaurant!
Panic Restaurant NES Funny ducking animation (Japanese version)

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
HonestGamers Feb 28, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Retro Game Age Mar 10, 2014 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 Jan 10, 2013 B 75
Video Games Dec, 1992 73 out of 100 73
Retro Game Reviews Aug 29, 2014 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Play Time Jan, 1993 59 out of 100 59


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MegamanX64 (16080) added Panic Restaurant (NES) on Jan 20, 2008