Pest-Buda Restaurant, Budapest

2.5 out of 5 stars 4 Reviews

1014 Budapest, Fortuna utca 3. +36 1 212 58 80

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    beautiful location
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  • fun hungarian bistro
    fun hungarian bistro
    by zroy
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    cool
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  • Pest Buda Bistro: COMPLETE MAKEOVER - NEW OWNER

    by zroy Written Nov 28, 2011

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    All the reviews below are outdated and refer to a different restaurant. Pest Buda has a new owner and was made over 100% and has reopened as one of the coolest Hungarian restaurants in town. Features grandma's Hungarian kitchen from great ingredients, with love and soul. Casual and fresh and features the only true chef's table in the astonishing kitchen - ask for it, only the enlightened know about it :-)

    Favorite Dish: Traditional flamed pies, home made sausage made with Tokaj wine

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  • Pest-Buda Restaurant: pure banditism

    by honnest Written Feb 2, 2008

    The meet is dry and cold, the potatoes are fat and tastless.
    All clients are served in one time, after one hour waiting.
    A violin player ennoying the guests asking for money, the whole evening.
    For the bill, watch your money, because if questioned, they take it out of your hands.
    Totally overpriced.
    The only time we were asked for fee.
    A club of bandits in fact, with never seen bad qualitie of food.

    Favorite Dish: the exit

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  • Pest-Buda Restaurant: A mediocre overpriced tourist joint

    by mickyrisk Written Dec 20, 2007

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    From the outside it looks good but once you are seated you really have to suffer the violinist playing songs from the shows who you don't pay for the music - you pay for him to go away! Perhaps you like predatory musicians but we didn't.

    The food was extremely average - a stuffed chicken breast in a rather watery sauce and rather flaccid trout with prawns. Both main courses gave every impression of having sat under a halogen lamp for several hours before serving.

    Budapest is rightly famed for its superb restaurants and eateries. This definitely isn't one of them. Avoid.

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    Pest-Buda: Touristic place to avoid

    by Djinn76 Written Aug 1, 2003

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    The food was not bad but overpriced (for the city) and in very little quantities...
    Even worse musician were playing gipsy music at each table and begging for money : some people may like it, i did not!! (even if I love gipsy music)

    Favorite Dish: If you are in the area and looking for food, rather walk for 15 min to Aranyszarvas Vendéglö, no comparison possible, day and night !!!!

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