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“Very good restaurant”
Review of Ristorante Krizia

Ristorante Krizia
Ranked #272 of 3,384 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $27 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Terézváros
Reviewed October 25, 2012

The evening spent at this restaurant was a gift for my birthday from my boyfriend. We had a lovely time enjoying the "menu degustazione" which included very fine pasta, fish, starters, desert. The place is small but very cozy, and the service was great. A real nice Italian restaurant, a perfect place to enjoy a romantic dinner. The prices were acceptable, a good price-quality rapport.

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1  Thank Elena L
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Excellent experience in Budapest. This small restaurant is cozy, well decorated, perfect for a romantic dinner. We have tried the "menu degustazzione", that had everything- pasta, fish, veal, dessert, starters. Highly recommended. High quality ingredients; Large selection of wines, very professional table service.
And acceptable prices.

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2  Thank Vladimir Z
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

We dined here on our first night in Budapest. It was easy to find and although we did not have a reservation, we were given an available table. It is a small restaurant but was mostly full. In our opinion, It was overbearingly brightly lit in the restaurant. It took a long time for us to order drinks but then service was prompt after that. There were two servers- one that appeared to be the owner or manager. They gave us an eggplant amuse which was ok. My husband and I split the raw porcini mushroom salad, which came with a small amount of arugula and was so tasty. We also shared the pumpkin tortellini (with lots of mushrooms on top), which was absolutely delicious. My duck main course was poorly done- oversalted and sliced like thin roast beef. My husband had the osso bucco with risotto which was superb.
I had read previously to be careful of restaurants in budapest overcharging foreigners. We roughly calculated our bill in our head, but sure enough, when we received our handwritten itemized bill written by the owner/manager, we were overcharged 1000Ft. Dont be shy to get or ask for a menu to calculate charges. We informed our waiter of this overcharge and he seemed to preknowingly acknowledge the overcharge with no disagreement. He charged us the correct amount we told him to charge. This did not seem like an honest mistake by the somewhat shady owner/manager. Bad business tactic for a few extra forints.
For two glasses prosecco, shared salad, shared pasta, two main courses, and 10% gratuity included, we paid 15,200ft- about $80. Stay away from the duck, and probably stick to the Italian food and precalculate your bill... And you'll enjoy.

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3  Thank LApuplover
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joszi, Proprietario at Ristorante Krizia, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2012

dear Mrs/Mr.

I would like just say somthing about the bill,first i chek the order and i found goose liver tortelloni not pumpkin tortelloni...maybe our waiter missunderstund your request...you ask for pumpkin tortelloni!!!but for sure you get goose liver tortelloni...that's wy you found porcini mushroom on top!!
pumpkin tortelloni we serve only with butter and sage!!and you had right amount on your bill!!
so!!!you dont pay 1000 ft. more !!!!you get 1000 ft. DISCOUNT!!!of course four our waiter mistake..
now he will pay 1000 ft.sorry again for dissapoint!!

regards

Graziano

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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Following on the reviews from this website I made a point of visiting this restaurant and I was not disappointed. The service was superb and the waiter was very friendly (although he kept a respectful distance until given 'the nod'), he even prepared us a free starter which tasted great. The food was fantastic as was the wine and a meal for two came to just short of 12000HF (around £35) including a bottle of wine... can't say fairer that that! Excellent all round thanks Krizia for a great night!

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2  Thank xgeemanx
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

I took 10 people to this charming hole in the wall. The food and decor were a huge surprise. The choices were plentiful and the food quality was delicious. The service levels for a small place were great. The pasta and fish choices were fabulous. This is a high quality dining experience. Do not be deceived by the location this will be a memorable dining experience.

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2  Thank Scott S
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