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Kadar etkezde

#399 of 2,471 Restaurants in Budapest
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Neighborhood:
District VII / Jewish Quarter
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Klauzal ter, Budapest 1072, Hungary
+36 1 321 3622
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very local eatery serving the quarter with many daily customers. Menu didn't change for ages and features Jewish oriented home cooking. If you are for memories the Cholent Is very good.

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Thank Amos M
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Very interesting atmosphere. If you want to see authentic old Jewish-Hungarian restaurant, this is it. Probably, it is always crowded since this place is on everywhere. Many tourist. Food was interesting. It was good, but not excellent. And portion was small.

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Thank hirok211
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Stay away. The food reminded me of a terrible cafeteria from my time in the army. Some members of our party chose not to eat their food. Only good thing to say about this place is the authentic atmosphere.

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Thank Peter T
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4 reviews
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I read about that place before my trip to Budapest. Had great hopes for local food in good price. Food was very average. Very rude thing is that a water and bread on the table is not free, they should inform about it. So in the end, while paying a bill you will be asked if you ate any bread... More 

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Thank Sylwia B
Dundalk, Ireland
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Kadar is a quite unique eating experience, in many ways. Authentic it certainly is; the cafe itself is a kind of time piece. Vintage seating, wall photos etc, old school food and service. No alcohol or coffee on offer. A kind of Hungarian Fawlty Towers maybe. When paying your bill, you will be asked how many glasses of water and... More 

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Thank tom g
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Unpretentious setting full of memorabilia, wood panels, photographs and checked tablecloths; you can go back in time at Kadar. The waitresses are very welcoming from the moment you arrive. They come by the table and explain the menu in English and recommend some classic dishes. Their English is more or less limited to the menu, but it is also written... More 

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Thank Julie-Ann S
Milano, Italia
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016

If you want to live a real traditional hungarian experience, then this is the place. The things on the wall, the atmosphere, the location - not in a touristic spot - are well worth a visit. Although, the menu is very essential and pretty incomprehensible, the staff (apart from the man at the cashier) does not speak English and the... More 

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Thank irishprincess76
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place today because of the good recommendations. it's not a fancy place at all and the furniture looks a little "used". but you will get really good food for just a few bucks. it also seems like a place where locals lile to eat. we paid about 17€ (plus tip) for 2 soups, 2 main dishes, 2 Softdrinks,... More 

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Thank David B
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I have been here many times over the years and it was always a pleasure to step back into an old world Hungarian restaurant, but this is likely the last time I will go for lunch at this Budapest institution. There's a great, nostalgic atmosphere of the old Jewish quarter inside, with pics of Hungarian and international celebrities on the... More 

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Thank Drew L
Easton, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I ate lunch here today (they're not open for dinner) overall I really enjoyed it. Food was good classic Hungarian, and I liked the vibe of the place. I'm actually planning on coming back. In a city where it seems rather difficult to find quality food, this place is a welcome change! My only quip is the waitress asking me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klauzal ter, Budapest 1072, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighborhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 321 3622

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Neighborhood Profile
District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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