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European, Healthy, Central European, Hungarian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic view from the terrace Don’t let the fancy descriptions on the menu fool you. It’s average if not less. Orders arrive via the elevator Maybe the ride is too long but it definitely doesn’t arrive fresh and sizzling. Cocktail choice is limited For a...place like this at least they should have a decent Bloody Mary. I must say, the duck liver was nicely done and presented but the rest of the meal was just blahhh … Go for a glass of wine and enjoy the view but dinner is not worth investing.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Superb setting with the most stunning views. The food did not disappoint either, we had a variety of meals and all were enjoyed. The staff were super friendly and highly recommend 👍

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 30, 2022 via mobile

The food are beautiful. I had Goat cheese with Hungarian salad and it’s delicious. The non-alcohol drink are nice too. The staff are lovely and friendly. We are pleased with their service. The place where the cafe are, it’s stunning views in good weather. Would...love go back again. I love TihanyMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 24, 2022 via mobile

Average food for higher prices than in other decent places. The only advantage is breathtaking view. Otherwise woudnt recommend

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed October 25, 2021 via mobile

- Place: Amazing view on Balaton from inside out. - Staff: Professional and polite (rare in Hungary). - Food Tip: DUCK LIVER with quince compote on crispy brioche is a must for everyone!! Best in my life so far! Special thanks to the cook!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2021 via mobile

Excellent food, very big dishes. Very polite and fast service. We took Gulash soup that was very good along with a steak that was perfect. And of course the view 😃

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 11, 2021

We were in Hungary for a week and the food at Echo was one of the best meals we had. The staff were very friendly and the view is great. We had strawberry soup and grilled duck livers which were both excellent as the Wiener...Schnitzel which was huge and delicious. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 4, 2021 via mobile

Great view, horrible staff and service. When you call them to make a reservation in English. There is a woman on the phone who is very rude and doesn’t want to serve English speaking customers. Hanging up the phone constantly, while asking for a English...speaking collegue. But “no” was all she said and hang up the phone. While a day earlier there were plenty of English speaking collegues. Later we ask an Hungarian guy to make a reservation, but than she wouldn’t pick up the phone anymore. But when I called with another number she did pick up. Such a shame for this restaurant.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 26, 2021

The food was delicious and the view is really amazing. But, there is room for improvement regarding the service, waiters/waitresses could be more professional and we had to wait more than 20 minutes for the bill.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 21, 2021 via mobile

To be located a beautiful place with awesome view facing the Lake Balaton. Menu list is perfect including fresh fruits and vegetables are in the season. Servicing kind and fast. Some title are overpriced eg. bottle water 2 euros however it come from the tap...so without any essential mineral.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed October 26, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant has definitely the best view to Lake Balaton. The quality of the food and the service was very good. Minor disadvantages were the small portions of the food and the relatively high prices.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 2, 2020

We've visited this restaurant in August with family. We didn't book a table and even though it was peak time and lunch time we've been seated fairly quickly. The waiter was very nice, was really looking after us. As per my experience in other, busy...restaurants, we always had to wait quiet long for our drinks and we've always finished our drinks by the time we received our starters, but not in this restaurant, serving was pretty fast even though all the tables were busy. The food was also delicious and the view is spectacular! Our overall experience was very good, will definitely return.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 3, 2020

I totally dont recommend this place,we went inside and sat down waiting for the menu,no one bring for us. i had to take for myself. like 20 mins they didnt even look at us,they were packing some empty tables. we got angry and left,and they...didnt even care,they just watched us walk away, without saying anything. place is beautiful but the people who work inside are a joke. I only feel sorry for the ownerMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 27, 2020

The food is delicous, but the portions simply do not justify the price-tag. My friend had the vegetarian lasgna and she went home hungry!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 9, 2020 via mobile

Me and my sister had a fabolous time here. Came for the incredible panorama, left with awesome memories. The food, the staff, as well as the ambience were very great! I do recommend.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Echo Restaurant & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5