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Zona

Lanchid Utca 7-9, Budapest 1013, Hungary
+36 30 422 5981
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Ranked #82 of 1,680 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $57
Hours:
Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: ZONA Budapest is clearly something completely different - haute cuisine with an unusual twist and an amazing view onto the Chain Bridge. Its latest success reflects the same: in October 2013 the international guide of Gault&Millau rated ZONA 17 points and 3 toques, so named as one of the TOP3 restaurants in Hungary. The menu is daily variable, but the quality and the surprise factor is standard. ZONA's chef is Krisztian Huszar (Chef Of The Year 2011) brings Eastern and Basque flavors into modern Hungarian tastes. The wines also receive a big emphasis in the restaurant, which gives real specialty to the venue. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to construction works the whole street has been closed, and will remain so until the end of Summer, so ZONA can be only reached by walk, bicycle or taxi. We truly apologise for any inconveniences caused and hope that your experiences at our venue will make you forget about them.
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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We went there the 16 of October for a dinner, the food was ok, I tried the pigeon, bit "fat" with a very small portion, my colleague took a ricciola, little bit better but very small, even for me that I am not a great eater. I was really surprise how rude was the service, the guy( manager?) Doesn't really... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

First dinner on our anniversary weekend in Budapest. Very professional and friendly young staff, orginal delicious food you still recognize on the plate and great wines ! Honest prizes compared to other European cities. And if you like design interioris, don't hesitate and book your table. You won't regret it. Ask for a table by the window so you can... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our group came up a restaurant short on our recent visit to Budapest. With only a couple days notice we found Zona could accomodate all 10 of us. As it happens this was one of the best restaurants we have ever experienced The restaurant itself is so small and cozy we were even more surprised we got in. Our sommlier... More

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Pitea, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After visiting Budapest wine festival, we found this nice restaurant with high ambitions. We were 2 couples that really enjoyed the food an the excellent service, a perfect ending of a beautiful day.

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Budapest, Hungary
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Two years consistency in offering haut cuisine and impaccable services would really deserve the Micheline Star!!! For me the best food in Budapest; warmly recommended.

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Merville-Franceville-Plage, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We went at Zona for lunch today, and we were very surprised about the level of quality of the food and friendly staff. You can see and taste that the chef is a perfectionist. We definitely go back for another great lunch. Highly recommended !!

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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I am so glad that a local told me about this gem of a restaurant prior to my arrival in Budapest. I wish I could transport back in time and savor all of the wonderful flavor bursts my palate experienced. So, I went here for lunch after a local was gushing to me about this place. It's so easy to... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have been twice recently and will soon add more visits. The set-up and the offer adds something new to Budapest. I live in Budapest and have seen many places come and go, and yet Zona brings a something new. It is not a single factor, but the fact that it has a somewhat different approach to Asian Fusion using... More

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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35 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I went to the zona for lunch. They have special lunch menu in addition to their a la carte menu. The menu , which was dreamy cream and seafood soup, grilled calamary and refreashing 3 pieces dessert , was perfect. The fact it costs average lunch price in regular Budapest restaurant emphysis the best value for money place. Un addition... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Zona is a spectacular gem of a restaurant in Budapest. I have traveled the word to dine at outstanding restaurants including the finest Michelin starred restaurants in SanFrancisco, Paris, New York and Chicago. Zona is not in the Michelin Guide but it should be! I found most restaurants in Budapest to be unremarkable but then I learned of Zona and... More

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