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Lala's Hungarian Pastry

European, Hungarian
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836 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2105
603-647-7100
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch with desert for about $20.00 for two!

This place is AMAZING! I have never been here before today, one of my co-workers and I went here for lunch today. She had the Chicken Goulash and I had the Viennese Schnitzel each had a drink and then a pastry for desert all for less than $20.00 combined. The food was phenomenal, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
GuardianTiger
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Concord, New Hampshire
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Concord, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This place is AMAZING! I have never been here before today, one of my co-workers and I went here for lunch today. She had the Chicken Goulash and I had the Viennese Schnitzel each had a drink and then a pastry for desert all for less than $20.00 combined. The food was phenomenal, the atmosphere was dark, quiet yet pretty... More 

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I stopped to get a lunch to go and was surprised to find delicious dishes for only $5! I had the beef goulash and it was very good! The cashier didn't smile much, but the food made up for it!

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Haddam, Connecticut
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Old world food - the kind your grandmother might have made - at very reasonable prices. Supper for two was less than $30. I highly recommend the zucchini dill sour cream sauce. It's not elegant, but I give this place 4 clicks for value.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The establishment offers good value for your dollar. The menu and food are authentic (we spent years in Budapest so have a fair idea). The quality, especially of the pastries have gone down a bit in the past few years, likely a younger generation taking over. It is still good but was better in the past.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Delightful little pastry shop, with fantastic food. Their breakfast sandwiches are spectacular, and I loved the little sugar crystal lollipop they gave me with my delicious coffee. Should definitely give this place a visit if you're in the area.

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NH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Was pleasantly surprised. The food was great! I had the Viennese Schnitzel and my husband had the Szekely both, were excellent dishes! Good size helpings, tasty! and great value! We were actually surprised how inexpensive the bill was. It is casual style but quiet so, you can have a conversation without yelling! The desserts looked yummy and again very reasonable... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Every time we go to the white mountains we stop at Lala's. I don't even remember how we found it the first time but we love it. Pastries are amazing as well as the cookies to go!! We had breakfast and it's good .. I would like to come back again and try lunch or dinner. The price is right... More 

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Near Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Hate to write this review... but ... my favorite Hungarian dishes were lessened by the apparent (and excessive) use of bouillon cube (or similar) stock. The food used to be cooked from scratch - without the use of such fabrications, and my hope is that the owners see this review and take it to heart and stop using short cuts.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Words cant explain the honesty of this place do yourself a favor and talk (yes actually have a conversation) with the owners. Your heart will be rewarded and thoughts of your grandparents will probably enter your mind. They make practically EVERYTHING by hand including the noodles in the delicious soups. Everything our group had was beyond good from the chicken... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

if you like sticky gooey pastries this is your place. love that the owners are trying to make it in the same place for past 18 yrs from Hungary but the digs need some sprucing and I need a pepsid afterwards

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 836 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2105
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 603-647-7100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Hungarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?