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Lado Cafe

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Dohany utca 50., Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 70 350 3929
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dohany utca 50., Budapest 1074, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found this restaurant on our first night in Budapest as it wasn’t far from our accommodation. The food was amazing and portions were generous. We really wanted to try the goulash soup and we found it to be delicious, only trouble is, because we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here on the recommendation of the receptionist at our hotel. We ere not disappointed, great food, reasonable price and good live music.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first evening was spent at Lado. The staff were very friendly, helpful and professional. The food was superb and superbly presented. To add to our first night there was live music, Urban Orsi, absolutely fabulous.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 2 colleagues who went for a single course lunch by hotel referral on a national holiday. Not many there, but those who were were locals. Very attentive and English speaking waiter. English translated menu. For some reason many dishes were with goose liver?!...More

Thank mylords
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel Had a list of recommended restaurants and this was one. It is definitely not a cafe but a really traditional restaurant. Menu was very clear and very expansive- something for everybody. Goose liver starter was really good. Bill at the end was reasonable...More

Thank ptgurr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to go here on the last night of our trip to Budapest. We could not put our finger down on anything. The service was phenomenal. The waiter was so kind and willing to help, but not too pushy. The food...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at a Star hotel,found a place on a way to city.They have live music and so good food.Highly recommended.

Thank slaven d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At excellent restaurant, food, atmosphere, staff and live music was brilliant, would definitely recommend it and visit there again

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had beef soup and paprika chicken. Delicious traditional Hungarian food. Free drink using my hotel’ s coupon. Nice atmosphere. Convenient location. Reasonable price and plenty of choices in its menu.

Thank Larry Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Lado Café on our 1st night in Budapest, the food and service were outstanding, the food is traditional and of really good quality. The staff were very friendly and gave good advice on menu selection. We were surprised to find a swing band...More

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
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Hi If youn are not in the area itself, I suggest to use internet to book a table: ''''/ladocafe.hu/?lang=en All the best!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dohany utca 50., Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 70 350 3929
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We prepare the classic meals of the Hungarian cuisine. We recomend the popular goulash soup, the little bit spicy vegetable ragout "Lecso" and the city's popular "Budapest style beefsteak with goose liver". Besides the meals, there are live jazz concerts every evening from 20:00 till 22:00.
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