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Foldes Jozsi's Restaurant

#458 of 2,468 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Frankel Leo ut 30-34, Budapest 1023, Hungary
+36 1 438 3710
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Mon 11:30 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a dish that can be screwed up in more than one way. However, this resto has it in its perfection. The waiter politely explained how challenging it is to make the outer layer crispy and the one underneath juicy and tender. It is an art indeed, and a very time consuming process. Földes Józsi vendéglője sets the benchmark... More 

Thank Peter D
Petah Tiqwa, HaMerkaz, Israel
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93 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The place design is so warm we wanted to stay there for long :) The delicious food, just made for us (we were the only late customers in the restaurant), the quite music and a lot of small pieces of decor turn this dinner to an amazing experience. Definitely worth visit. We paid ~9,000 HUF for two first dishes (try... More 

Thank Julia Z
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch here on a cold January day. The food was delicious, seemingly authentic and local, and service was excellent too. We had the daily lunch special, with a selection of soups and a couple of main courses to choose from. I had the plate of sausages (a trio of different ones), braised cabbage and creamed potatoes.... More 

Thank Mona R
Berlin, Germany
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited on the recommendation of a local friend. This place is inexpensive, but the food is excellent. It is a family run business, with home cooked style Hungarian food. Delicious and good value, and friendly service..... I would go back at the first opportunity

Thank Tibor B
Antwerp, Belgium
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice experience if you are looking for the traditional Hungarian kitchen, not too spicy but refined taste in a traditional way. The goose leg on white paprika flavoured cabbage was just devine. All that wihh a good beer makes a perfect meal.

Thank RobVG
Budapest, Hungary
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Földes Józsi Konyhája is my favourit place to go. It is just opposit to Lukács Spa so after having a relaxing swimming you can enjoy the traditional Hungarian tastes at Földes. It is a small restaurant wich is almost always fully booked. They offer cheap courses for lunch but you can chose from the manu as well. At unch time... More 

Thank Istvan G
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Foldes Joszi was next to the Business School and usually one of the three main lunch choices due to convenience and location. My friends liked it because it had good lunchtime specials at a cheap price. I liked it because their grilled fish and mashed potato option was well-made and tasty. The froccs was also pretty cheap! The service was... More 

Thank LoucheAndDissolute
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were there early friday evening. We were only customers that time. So service was quick. Food was sligtly plain, but porttinsa were big. Good value of money, and worth of walking out of turist rouds.

Thank helih2015
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214 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I am not objective: I know this place for around 15 years, when it was established by the formal Chef of the Intercontinental Hotel. I have many favourite places in Hungary- this is surely one on the top. All soups (speciality: meat soup, daily fresh vegetable-dishes (beautifully prepared), fish or chicken of pork/beef of goose-meat. I finish here, otherwise I... More 

1 Thank handhungary
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We recommend , great attention and fast service, There is water free too. If you stay near here, came visit this place, you will be surprised how it is amazing

1 Thank Clóvis J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frankel Leo ut 30-34, Budapest 1023, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 438 3710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?