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“Simple, but authentic Mexican place”

El Rapido grill & tequila
Ranked #2,107 of 3,346 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $2 - $5
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery
Neighborhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
Description: The legendary El Rapido is still in the middle of Kazinczy street !! We were the second place after Szimpla garden since 2009 ! Second , but first who start to make street food in Budapest !! Now we start VEGAN food as well !! We still try to make the best mexican , how we think about it ! Sometimes we make somethings wrong ,but try to get better and better ... Sometimes have to wait a bit , but you can do it comfortable at the cellar bar !!! we are a small place, but great mexican style bufe bar , with fresh made delicious food. plenty of drinks , 48 kind of tequila , lots of , beers , hungarian wines, .. & also big selection of good quality drinks coktail at the cellar retro shop bar !! & you can make your own music on our comp.on youtube ! our new special : Escape room!! Also delivery food & drinks !!
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Already visited the place twice and the cannot fail: they deliver pretty authentic Mexican plates with differennt types of freshly prepared tortilla and ingredients; all plates are available as a vegetarian disch, or with chicken or pork. The staff is highly decorated with tattoos, but that fits the Mexican feeling pretty well. You may eat upstairs, but there is a pretty decent restaurant-like room decorated with toys and gadgets popular in the 50/60ies around here.
The beer selection is outstanding.
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

I have been to El Rapido quite a few times, mostly for a quick lunch when I am in the area. The service is nice and friendly, their (fast) food is quite decent and fairly priced. Gringa is my favourite one when I am hungry, but the other variations are also pretty cool. El Rapido is a good choice for a quick bite or two. (they serve lots of chilled beers, juices, etc.)

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Reviewed November 20, 2012

We had high expectations for this restaurant. It came recommended and the place looks pretty neat. The food menu is fairly limited: everything comes in a tortilla. The drink menu is pretty huge, especially the tequila and beer selection. You order at the counter, which is also where they make your food. Only one person was working on a Sunday night, which was OK because it wasn't crowded. We ordered two vegetarian burritos, two Jose Cuervo tequila shots, a Heineken, a water and a lemonade. The bill was around 3200 HUF or $15. After about 15 minutes the guy behind the counter yelled to us that our food was ready: two meat burritos. When I explained that we ordered vegetarian, he said we would have to pay for two more burritos! He wouldn't admit his mistake and make them again! I went ahead and paid for two more burritos which came to $2200 HUF. I gave him $5200 HUF and he gave me back 2000 in change! I don't know if he really made a mistake at this point or was trying to rip us off. I told him he owed me another 1000 and he reached in the register and gave it to me without saying anything. Another 15 minutes went by and he yelled at as that our food was ready, this time vegetarian. The burritos we huge and grilled, but tasted pretty bland. It would have helped to get some hot sauce...which apparently we had to buy separately.

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