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Paul's Bistro

#1,260 of 2,698 Restaurants in Budapest
$$ - $$$European, , Hungarian
Vaci utca 49., Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 1 769 0897
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“goulash soup” (11 reviews)
“great meal” (3 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
European, Central European, Hungarian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vaci utca 49., Budapest 1056, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was amazed when I read the reviews for this bistro - we found this bistro to be really reasonable in comparison to other places - we had the two course tourist menu one night and my husband had the three course another . It...More

Thank Val L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was delicious BUT when we tried to pay by credit card... after asking BEFORE the meal... OOPS, the machine is broken! AND, when the bill was presented, they seriously OVERCHARGED in the Euro conversion. With the many choices for Hungarian food, I...More

Thank TigerSouthCarolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service and tried to overcharge - you need to watch them! Waiter blanked us when we tried to complain

Thank whitehouseweb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shocking lunch today. Food was ok but service was very slow indeed. However the main problem was the bill which was 25% more than what we had actually had. We challenged it and they said ‘ok, pay what you think is right’. This acceptance of...More

Thank david s
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Disappointingly average. The burger was tasteless and dull, the vegetables in grilled cheese salad had died long ago. The only meat bit in goulash hopelessly roamed red ocean of solitude

Thank Kirill F
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We got in to the restaurant by mistake and the food was not bad, but the price was just outrageous. They charged us with a tax of 27% with various excuses. It was the most expensive dinner we had in Budapest but definitely not worth...More

1  Thank arielshir71
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Staff not so nice, food tasteless. I don 't recomand this place, not even for a coup of tea because the dishes were dirty.

Thank Alexandra I
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The service was bad; food was tasteless and the staff was coughing and blowing nose near us while we were eating. I don't recomand this place not even for a coup of tea because the dishes were dirty.

Thank Meme B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

In need of a place for lunch before heading to the market we stopped here. A pleasant surprise with delicious goulash and chicken paprikash at reasonable prices. A small joint with maybe 8 tables upstairs. Friendly staff.

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Tasteless and disappointing food. Watery goulasch soup with almost no meet or vegetables. Tasteless noodles with chicken, sprinkled only with a bit of goulasch. Pasta with porcini sauce and duck meat was also bland, you could only taste the cream.

Thank Marina P
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 49., Budapest 1056, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 769 0897
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