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Budapest Dining Room & Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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348 Dundas St | Unit 346, London, Ontario N6B 1V7, Canada
+1 519-439-3431
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met some family there for my sister's birthday dinner. We had the three course special they had on and have no complaints. The service was fast and courteous. The meal was excellent and liked that they had some live music playing. Highly recommend if you want to have some authentic Hungarian food.

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Thank Darryl L
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the ambience created by the floor to ceiling, red, velvet curtains which divide the tables for two. We could look out at the piano player yet felt we had our own intimate dining space . We couldn't decide on an entrée so we ordered the Celebration Platter which offered a taste of many different things! The platter portions were... More 

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Thank ironmoustache
Ottawa, Canada
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462 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for authentic Hungarian food. Goulash is excellent. Prices are very reasonable and service is very friendly and prompt. Live music also makes your meal that much more enjoyable...just don't forget to tip the piano player!

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Thank Kevin B
Carlsbad, California
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221 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

My dinner tonight (Goulash, Stroganoff, Cabbage Roll) + Cabbage Soup and Cherry Strudel was better than any in eleven (11) countries (including Hungary) in the past year. They're celebrating their 60th anniversary this weekend and they have a bright future ahead if they continue to serve food like this! I can't wait to return.

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Thank db7477
Windsor, Canada
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1,442 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 624 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2017

This is a nice restaurant one can get to feel away from North America. It is has a real nice ambience and the seating and furniture gives the air of older times in Europe. The place is decorate with posters and flags from Hungary too. Second best is the service. The lady there is really nice and attentive, and enjoys... More 

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Thank TheGlacierist
Kitchener, Canada
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390 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Went to London to take a friend for cancer treatment at Victoria Hospital. Takes you back to a good old European dining experience. Make it a stop sometime.

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Thank AdvisorOntario
London, Canada
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Marika opened her Budapest Restaurant just before we moved to London and here we are almost 50 years later!! We made late plans for an early dinner on New Year's Eve. Marika answered the phone and was very accommodating.When we arrived,she was front and center to welcome all her patrons. We were quickly ushered to a quiet table by the... More 

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Thank Cass8-4U
London, Canada
1 review
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Ordered the wiener schnitzel for takeout on a cold winter night and was completely amazed. Food was ready in less than 10 minutes for pickup and the food was absolutely delicious. The service (even though I was there for only five minutes) was warm and welcoming. Schnitzel is lightly breaded, crispy, and juicy and was served with some pickled cabbage... More 

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Thank rch33
Ontario, Canada
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband, sister and I went out for lunch yesterday. My sister and I each had a Hungarian platter and my husband had a Budapest platter. It's a lot of food for $20/plate. The schnitzel was too notch as well as the spaetzle. It's true Hungarian originality. The service was prompt and accurate. We also requested a ice cream wrapped... More 

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Thank BKPerl
London, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Third visit this year and as always the staff were friendly and welcoming. This time they had a special four course meal for $25 which was good value. The best in town cabbage soup was delicious and served piping hot, but our main courses were a bit cold especially the dumplings. Marika was there supervising and happy to greet her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Dundas St | Unit 346, London, Ontario N6B 1V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-439-3431

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