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“Manging at Magdalena” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Magdalena Merlo Restaurant

Magdalena Merlo Restaurant
Kiraly u. 59/b, Budapest 1072, Hungary (Erzsébetváros)
+36 1 322 3278
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Ranked #330 of 1,783 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Hungarian, Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Erzsébetváros
Description: Magdalena Merlo "the best food for the best prices"
Cambridge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Manging at Magdalena”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Nice glass fronted bistro that we chose due to the Trip Advisor sticker in the window and the recognition was deserved. Good food at a reasonable price and a good wine selection as well.

Visited April 2013
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Food Salty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This was our first experience of an Hungarian restaurant, and the restaurant had a nice ambience and atmosphere and we found the waitress very friendly and competent. However, the main courses, goulash and a pork dish (served in a pancake) were both salty, the pork so much so that it was inedible and was returned uneaten. The house wine was good for the price.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Northampton, Mass.
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellent food and drink”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We found this place by chance when we'd been turned away from another place. It provided warm hospitality in a nice environment along with excellent food and wine. The menu featured modern versions of traditional Hungarian cooking. Also a terrific selection of Hungarian wines.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Helsinki, Finland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Average/ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Nice interior, ok food, nice wines, average service. There were nothing particularly wrong with this place (actually the beefstake was very good), but the food and service gave an average feeling (and was perhaps a bit on the expensive side).

If you need to eat, the place is ok.If you need to have a nice evening dining, go somewhere else.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“place to go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Wonderful place,nice ambient,warm atmosphere.Nice vine ,food was great,eat there a couple of times and must say all dishes were excellent.Menu is nice and simple little different,bouncing off from the rest....The best thing about this place price is really reasonable.Only objection would bee on a waiter,the older guy,seems like he dont really care about guests other staff was nice...

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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