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Monarchia Old

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District V / Inner City
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary (Formerly Galilei)
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As a tourist i am well aware of these so called tourist traps and this is the worst, the food was what I imagine dogs may be fed, the service was what I can compare to clowns at a circus and the beer was poor. Do not go here, the Italian opposite has better reviews!!

Thank Chris L
Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even I saw Many people disagree on coments, For me its a good place ... You can take Your chance... Service Was Good Taste was Good, For típical Hungy Food Price is Ok acording to place ENJOY !!!! I can recomend 😊 😋

Thank CesarBMW
Tirana, Albania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its the worst restaurant ever ever been. They offer a toursit menu which includes two plates and than a 50 percent discount on beers but they never do a discount. The give a bill with foods never ordered and very high priced. Also foods are disgusting and not fresh at all

Thank bcristi
Kelowna, Canada
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is disgusting, everything about this place is disgusting. We blame ourselves and knew better but let our guard down. Asked the waiter to recommend a wine and didnt ask the price. It was so disgusting and was a ridiculous price for a 500ml bottle...the food was as bad as the wine. Our fault was not checking trip advisor... More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 30 mins for the food to be ready and another 30 mins to get the bill that never came. We got confused and walked to the cashier tried to pay but there was noone there. After asking 5-6 guys finally got the bill and we were surprised that they charged extra for the fries, which was implied to... More 

Thank Momotaro T
Lecce, Italy
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beer was disgusting and they served us in 25 cl glasses instead of the 33cl ones. They tried to charge us more than we were supposed to pay. Most definitely avoid this awful place.

Thank Marco B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought it would be a cheap visit as they offered a tourist menu. Turns out their italian and hungarian dishes were bad. Some were served cold while others were tasteless.. service was annoying, asked for the bill 4 times and it took 25 minutes to get it. They promised 50% off beer and convinently forgot about it - which... More 

Thank Shiran88
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't even think of coming into this tourist trap. Overpriced, bad food. The bill has items not ordered. Better eat Burger King around the corner.

Thank dorage
Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

No guests, and 1 hour to make 5 burned pizzas. Food arrived separately - tourist trap!! Never consider this restaurant.

Thank gertjuhl68
Grisignano di Zocco, Italy
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very overpriced for the quality and amount of food you get. They try to lure you in with the discounts, but the discounts still make the food only slightly more expensive than other places. Service was quite slow. Caesar salad was disgusting- old veggies with miracle whip dressing. Several orders came out incorrect. Staff English was ok and they were... More 

Thank jlbond02

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Restaurant Details

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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary (Formerly Galilei)
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
All of the customers are welcome in our new restaurant in the city center of Budapest, where you can taste the traditional hungarian specialties, but you can try some italian food specialties as well.We serve approximately 100 types of famous hungarian wine beside the excellent dishes.You can find here all of the best values of the old times, in the design, and in the friendly atmosphere as well.

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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 and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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