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“One of the best in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Lado Cafe

Lado Cafe
Ranked #92 of 3,080 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $22
Cuisines: European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
Description: We prepare the classic meals of the Hungarian cuisine from the early breakfast till the late dinner. We recomned the popular goulash soup, the little bit spicy vegetable ragout "Lecso" and the city's popular "Budapest style beefsteak with goose liver". Besides the meals, there are live jazz concerts every evening from 20:00 till 22:00.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“One of the best in town”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

I went in because it was close to the hotel and ratings were great. When I was there for the first time I didn't know what to think of it. It was quite early and empty and looked like 30 years ago. But 30 minutes later it was crowded and soon a great band started playing. With the excellent food all doubts were gone!
A couple nights later I dined there again and it was yet again perfect.
Prices are really good and atmosphere and service is too!

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“Top restaurant”
Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

The live band created a perfect atmosphere and the food is very well priced with huge portion sizes. The service is also excellent.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Tumbled upon this little gem just walking in the area, and wow we had the most amazing meal here during our Budapest stay. The service and food was faultless, I highly recommend the puddings! Just a shame we found it on our last day there, but will definitely be back on our next visit.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great Food n Ambience”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

We had 5 meals here in the 4 days we stayed at the nearby Marriott Boscolo. The goulash soup, aubigene cream salad and omelet were fabulous. Roast duck leg was tasty but a tad dry. Service was good n there is live jazz entertainment in the evenings. Excellent value for money.

  • Visited October 2013
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“Great ambiance at Lado”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

I visited Lado in October 2013 during a trip to Budapest. It is advisable to book as the first evening the restaurant was fully booked. The 2nd night we enjoyed the performances that were given during the evening. Besided this we let ourselves be surprised by what the Hungarian cuisine of Lado had to offer us. The ambiance and the jazz performance are actually true a must: you find yourself in a jazz restaurant in the 70's. Whether this is conscious or unconscious remains the question, we loved it! The food, however: that was slightly disappointing. Lado was in the 39th place ranking on this score is fully achieved by the atmosphere.

  • Visited October 2013
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