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“Amazing place.. but..”
Review of Il Pastaio

Il Pastaio
Ranked #309 of 3,160 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
1 review
“Amazing place.. but..”
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great food, great staff, pretty much perfect. However the fact that they take their own tip (I prefer to so so myself..) and that they serve foie gras turns me off quite a lot!

  • Visited February 2014
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Dublin
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159 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Lovely ciabatta but too expensive. ”
Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

I really liked this restaurant the food (ciabatta) was really lovely and the illy coffee was beautiful. Turned off by the fact they allowed a couple in with a dog. Not long before the lovely ambience was ruined by the barking of the dog, the staff did nothing to deal with this and for that reason and the price I will not be going back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

Popped in on a whim, end of the trip - lovely, friendly staff and excellent food. This is highly recommended to anyone looking for reliable Italian fare.

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Dusseldorf
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Really good resto or may be a superb pizzería”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

We wanted to go to a pizzería with good feedbacks of Tripadvisor in the close Jewish quarter, but what we met was only a take-away with two tables. So we turned back and went to Il Pastaio, we saw before when we were in the shopping area and the Cristmas market, the same place. The image from outside is the same than later inside: small, clean and modern, without frills. Such, the food, too. Two pizzas, two pasta dishes and a bottle of wine. The waitor was quick and almost perfect, perfect to say because he had to run: the resto was fully booked. When I give him 5 stars, I valuate that the food was really good and not overpriced, and the service was good for the food's price. Even, you can coice if your cozze shall be served with, or without garlic. One Hungarian wine was sold off, because his price-quality relation would have been too good. It was sold of in another resto, too. We had the only table upstairs with a view onto Vörosmarty place.

  • Visited December 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Very good atmosphere and service. ”
Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Definitely recommend. Tomato soup and leek soup are amazing. Garçons are friendly and helpful. Its location and wifi speed is superb :)

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