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“Excellent food and service” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Borsso Bistro

Borsso Bistro
Ranked #37 of 3,044 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $53
Cuisines: French, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
Description: A cozy and charming bistro in the heart of Budapest. French-hungarian cuisine, excellent reviews about the kitchen and the presence of the owners all the time. Live jazz music every weekend!
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

The ambiance was great - this is the quintessential bistro. The waitstaff was very friendly and the quality of the food was fantastic. Couldn't ask for a better place for dinner.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Surrey England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“great meal, brilliant service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

My husband and I were holidaying in Budapest with another couple to celebrate my husband's big birthday. Our hotel recommended this restaurant on our first evening and it was a fantastic start to an amazing holiday. We loved the bistro - the service was exceptional, the ambience lovely (we were upstairs) and the food excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our supper and thought the prices very reasonable overall. We had intended to visit again on our last night in Budapest but unfortunately it was closed that evening (a Monday).

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank scotcott
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Yummy food, friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

I can't write a more glowing review of this restaurant. The food was spot on and absolutely yummy. We loved getting the amuse bouche which felt like a little treat before dinner. But I think what made it stand out even more was the service. In general, across Budapest, we found that restaurant/ cafe service wasn't great i.e. not very attentive/ helpful. However, this restaurant had a really good balance of being friendly and helpful, whilst also giving us time and space to enjoy our meal and have a good evening. If you visit Budapest, I'd highly recommend Borsso.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“Great food, excellent wine & a knowledgeable waiter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013

My friend and i had dinner here on Friday 11th October. It was really busy but we just managed to get a table. We went for the taster menu with wine - a little pricey versus some local places, but still great value when compared to the UK.
Food was great, and the Hungarian wine excellent - wish we had got the labels off the bottles. Our waiter was really good, and told us loads about where the vinyards were etc.
All in all, a really good choice

  • Visited October 2013
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Izmir, Turkey
2 reviews
“wonderful taste,perfect atmosphere and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013

It is better to make a reservation because its a small restaurant.Small but lovely :) Concerned waiters,delicious meals and sincere atmosphere.Not so much alternative in menu but duck and chiken (which ı tasted) were yummy.And it was our friends birthday so we ordered a dessert something called 'elizabeth' (I can't remember well but it was a woman's name).It was perfect and all restaurant with customers and waiters join us to say happy birthdy song.It was a lovely experience :)

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank ırmak b
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