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Ruben Restaurant

) #88 of 2,566 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ Eastern European, , Hungarian
Magyar utca 12-14., Budapest 1053, Hungary
+36 1 266 3649
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout” (10 reviews)
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Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Magyar utca 12-14., Budapest 1053, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ambiance, food, and service were all exceptional. Their goulash was the best we've had in the city. I had their baked trout and it was seasoned well and cooked to perfection. I would highly recommend this restaurant to others!

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful dinner here, starting out with grilled cheese, main courses of rabbitt and dumplings, roasted duck leg with potatoes, bottle of red wine and beer. Service and food was amazing, so good we came back the next day (our last day) for...More

Thank murfsclover
Reviewed 6 days ago

i have lived in budapest in the past so i guess i know the city VERY well. you MUST avoid the food places ONLY catering for tourists around main parts of 5th district. ruben is known by the tourists too but also many local eat...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely great restaurant, a hidden gem in a quiet, smallside street of Budapest! Delicious food with beautiful portions, friendly and attending service, and very reasonably priced. Keep it that way! I had gazpacho as a starter, mozzarella stuffed chicken with rucola mashed potatoes as a...More

1  Thank Missnelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant thanks to tripadvisor and we have been happy to have dinner here. Very good food, typical hungarian but cooked in some different ways from others places, at also relatively cheap price (2 starters, 4 main courses, 4 lemonades at 52 euros)....More

Thank Riccardo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant; it was just around the corner from our hotel (the Danubius Hotel Astoria City Center). We ate there three times in the five days we stayed in Budapest, the food and service was excellent and the price was unbeatable. We were...More

Thank tina909
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very happy to find this place; hands down the best meal we have had during our three-week stay in Hungary. All courses were delicious and presented with finesse. Definitely recommended!

Thank Edwin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning of walking over 8 miles, we thought we had earned a nice lunch! Ruben was just around the corner off Kossuth Lajos Utca where we were staying. We wanted to try the 3 course set lunch for 990 HUF. This menu changes...More

2  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Ruben's was nice and the price-value-relationship is decent. The location is in a quiet but central street and the interior is nice. The food was very delicious (crispy duck and fried Camembert) and the service was fast and good. I literally don't...More

Thank paula_kl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true great find...we started with chicken soup and goulash soup,,very very good,followed by duck and catfish stew..followed by desert...The catfish stew, was FANTASTIC..I was I good get the recipe.

Thank Al S
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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24 May 2016|
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Response from helmill | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as I paid cash, there is a cash point not far though.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Magyar utca 12-14., Budapest 1053, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 266 3649
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