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42 Highland Ave, Danbury, CT 06810-5445
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New York City, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was a joy to find this little out of the way restaurant with old world Hungarian food and style. To be able to have a quiet conversation without clattering dishes, loud music and big TV screens alone made the trip worthwhile; excellent fare like Hungarian goulash and stuffed cabbage along with friendly diners, great service and a visit from... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were looking for a quaint spot to have lunch in Danbury. TripAdvisor had some great reviews for GOULASH PLACE so we ventured in that direction. The owner John Aczek greeted us and cooked for us. We had two Hungarian dishes, one chicken and the other veal, served with dumplings. Both were excellent! We thoroughly enjoyed our conversation with the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Being a fan of hungarian food, and being a cold and snowy night in December, my girlfriend and I wanted to have some warm food. She found this hungarian place online, and reading the good reviews we decided to try it. We ordered two of the three goulash available. She had the Hungarian Goulash (that is a thick soup) and... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Yes! This place is the real deal, and if you get the chance to meet the owner, you realise this! He is a total character and is the epitome of "the american dream". Here is a guy who came from Europe to escape communism and start a life....and that he has....and he knows his food! We had the stuffed cabbage... More 

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Reading, England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Small, unpretentious little restaurant, rather out of the way, but well worth finding. I had an excellent spicy soup followed by goulash with dumplings. Really fiery and tasty. And then some kind of coconutty pudding with cream - yummy. Very nice couple running the place who trusted me to come back with the cash as I only had an Amex... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place is a must if you are hungry and passing through Danbury, Connecticut. The goulash is sooo good!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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105 reviews 105 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is a gem in the middle of Danbury. If you're not from the area, bring a GPS. Parking is limited as well as seating. It is clean but you'll find a bit of 80's vintage restaurant with a bar left. Ok the food is as best as you can get if you like Hungarian. This is a must go... More 

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Bedminster, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The. Food. Is. Very. Good. We did not want to eat at a chain and are so glad we tried this place. This reminded us of family run informal restaurants we visited in Austria. The food is all homemade by the owners. And it is very reasonably priced. I had the special plate (sampler of 3 entrees). The dumplings were... More 

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Pawling, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

he's been there 35 years, yup, its comfort food, nope, its not big or fancy. the place is small and clean and the food is fresh and tasty. great stuffed cabbage. i had the Transylvanian goulash, it was made with pork and sauerkraut, i enjoyed it. i will go back.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Very good Hungarian comfort food. Odd location, quirky atmosphere. Slow but friendly service. Have I reached 50 characters yet?

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Address: 42 Highland Ave, Danbury, CT 06810-5445
Phone Number: 203-744-1971
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Hungarian

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