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Novak's Hungarian Restaurant

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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $29
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 28, 2020 via mobile

Some friends took us to Novak's for lunch, driving us all the way from McMinnville, OR to do it. All I can say is now I understand why. The staff, and especially the owner, radiated friendliness. And, having never had authentic Hungarian food, it was...absolutely delectable. German kinds of meat dishes, but far more subtly flavored and textured, as if the best of northern and southern European cuisine had been combined to make something better than either alone. I ordered the shepherds plate, a sampler entree. It arrived hot, pleasingly arranged, and in decent time. Every mouthful was a pleasure! Our party ordered the dessert plate and the six desserts we shared were, to the last one, balanced and neither overly sweet or too heavy in texture. I'm definitely coming back, and doing it sooner rather than later. A well deserved five stars!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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karenn552, Agency / Consultant at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2020

Thanks so much for your kind words. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 22, 2020

Excellent food...one of the first nights open after devastating fire....very busy. Very accommodating...service slow but excellent...food excellent.

Date of visit: March 2020
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karenn552, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2020

We appreciate you taking the time to leave this review!

Reviewed March 9, 2020

I have eaten at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant for years. Always great food and awesome service. Do to the fire they have been closed and remodeling. But sounds like it should be opening soon.

Date of visit: April 2019
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karenn552, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

I appreciate your feedback, JoAnn, and look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed October 14, 2019

You would think either in their phone message they would tell you this...instead you drive 40 minutes to go there tp find it closed.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. It really helps us learn where we can improve.

Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

You have to have a taste for Goulash.Food was heavy. Good friendly service, but we will not go back.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2019

We are sorry to hear that you had a less than stellar experience. We want to work hard for our guests to ensure that they have the best possible experience, each and every time they choose us. We do hope you would allow us another...More

Reviewed September 3, 2019

Novak's is currently undergoing a major remodel. Look them up on Facebook for the latest news. Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant is the perfect choice for small and large catering events. Drop-in today and have a meal with us. At Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant, you’re family.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

Thanks Pamela! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed September 3, 2019

Miss the Langos, super with their jam and garlic. My wife loves the chicken paprikas and I tend to go for the shepherds platter. Always a good time and even my grandson (7) loves it.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

Thank you so much for allowing us to serve you. Till next time!

Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food and service. It was very good authentic food. I enjoy the sausages. I loved it. You have to try it.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2019

We appreciate you taking the time to leave this review!

Reviewed June 7, 2019

Excellent food, very cordial staff and chef. Great place to get some wholesome, tasty food.The place is very popular, and can get crowded, so be sure to book ahead or some early.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2019

Thank you so much for allowing us to serve you, DrValLomilo. Till next time!

Reviewed May 29, 2019

We try to eat here as often as we can. Food is always good. We love the weeknight buffet. staff are always helpful with questions of food on the menue

Date of visit: January 2019
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Karen N, Owner at Novak's Hungarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Thank you for your business! We're glad we exceeded your expectations.

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