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“Great food, very reasonable price, central location. Great value!”
Review of Ruben Restaurant

Ruben Restaurant
Ranked #100 of 3,154 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $12
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
Haifa, Israel
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50 reviews
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“Great food, very reasonable price, central location. Great value!”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

We've been in this restaurant couple of times. It serves great, rich in taste, and reasonably priced dishes.
Prices are lower than most restaurants in the city (3 starters, 2 mains and 2 glasses of good wine cost us about 30 Euros, inc. service. Also - have a look in their website, there is an english menu there), the food quality is better, and the portions are quite filling.
The location is very central (2 min. walk from Astoria). The goulash soup is recommended, as well as the Venison stew and the fried Tihany camambert. Another highlight is the veal ragu soup with porchini mushrooms. The restaurants' staff knows very good english and was very polite.
Whenever we'll be back in Budapest - this is our 1st choice to eat!

  • Visited February 2013
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Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Nice”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

It is a very nice place, although they told us right from the beginning they didn't have everything on the menu. But the service was great and the food was really good. They even recommended the best wine to go with by turkey breast and they were spot on. It wasn't expensive either, so we really enjoyed it.

  • Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not what we expected”
Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Lovely dining area and close to our hotel but staff were unpleasant and the mains cold and seemed to be slopped together canteen style. Shame. Def to be avoided in the search for good hungarian cuisine.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely little restaurant”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Had a lovely meal here on a recent trip to Budapest. The food was very tasty and portions were certainly on the large side. The service was very good and the staff all attentive and friendly. It was also incredibly good value for money - less than £30 for a three course meal for 2 with drinks. It's definitely worth a visit!

  • Visited February 2013
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Anstruther, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
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“Average”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

Booked a table here after reading good reviews on Tripadvisor, but have to say we were slightly disappointed with this restaurant. The restaurant itself was very nice, good decor and a lovely atmosphere. However, we found the waiting staff to be slow to take orders and bring out drinks/food and were quite unpleasant with it. The food itself was just ok. Starters were good but unfortunately the main courses let the side down. The portion size wasn't great, and was definitely not as described on the menu. I have to say the quality of the food was fine and it was cooked well enough, just not as good as we had anticipated. I wouldn't rush back here.

  • Visited January 2013
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