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Budapest Bistro

$$ - $$$
German, Eastern European, Central European, European, Hungarian
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12900 Mukilteo Speedway, Lynnwood, WA
+1 425-513-9846
11:00 - 21:00
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We couldn't believe that the place has been around for awhile. Truly a hole in a wall. The place is nicely decorated. The server was extremely nice...sweet type. We did not know about no menu. The price ison the board. But we didn't mind since the foods were made from scratch and delicious although I wished to have the purple... More 

Thank nononesense
Camano Island, Washington
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397 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Glad I found this on TA. Menu for today consisted of three main dishes. I opted for the Stroganoff with spatzel and a potato and sausage soup. Oh boy. Served with fresh rye bread, very flavorful. Lots of Hungarian paprika in the Stroganoff, and the soup was so amazing. Wished I could have the spiced wine, but I was on... More 

Thank rusty_fwg
Seattle, Washington
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Wife and I have been wanting to try this place for a while. Everything is made from scratch right there. The food is amazing and rotates daily. Everything is good. This is not fast food but the wait is well worth it. Go and enjoy.

Thank Mike A
Fort Worth, Texas
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Budapest Bistro is not a fancy place, not at all. However, the food was very good and the service was wonderful. The menu is limited to a few entrees each day and each day's fare, along with the prices, are written on the menu board. Again, not fancy. I chose the cucumber salad (wonderful) while my companion had the coleslaw... More 

Thank roxiestone
Seattle, Washington
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Since I know my way around Hungarian cuisine, I can attest that several of the daily menu items are far from the native tradition. While the chicken paprika may come close to an authentic recipe, and the spätzle or cabbage rolls are OK, what passes for a pörkölt (or gyulás as it's known elsewhere) doesn't bear any trace of the... More 

Thank Matrose
Oahu, Hawaii
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

If I was rating based on the taste and quality of the food this would definitely be 5 stars. I had to take off a star for the lack of prices on the chalkboard menu. That wouldn't have been so bad but is asked the server how much the side orders were and she said about $2.50 when I went... More 

1 Thank kwego4it
Seattle, Washington
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207 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Beware, while the food is decent there are only three dishes served each day and, the biggest problem, there are no prices posted for anything. We went here and had two plates of food (that are dished out of the deli counter in front of you) two beers and one small dessert and the bill was $60! Really ridiculous. The... More 

1 Thank TravelTalk2
Bothell, Washington
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217 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Tiny menu. Today it was a schnitzel, goulash, and (dang! cannot remember). I went with the schnitzel and I've had many good schnitzel's in Europe and US. The Jaeger Schnitzel was one of the best I have ever had anywhere in the world!. Add to that the potatoes, Hungarian coleslaw (pickled, shredded vegetables), and the pistachio & fruit cake (sorry... More 

1 Thank Islandb98
Lynnwood, Washington
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a small restaurant in a strip mall style shopping center that can easily be overlooked. Disregard this place only if you wish to deny yourself a wonderful homestyle meal that is way better than general restaurant fare. The menu apparently changes daily and can also change during the day if they run out of a dish. The night... More 

Thank Dianne H
Seattle, Washington
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99 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stumbled across this small family bistro a couple years ago before a trip to Eastern Europe and thought we'd try the cuisine before arriving in Budapest. Since then, we have returned numerous times for the home cooked flavors of Budapest Bistros' menu. Although they don't provide a full menu, we have never been disappointed with any of the choices... More 

1 Thank Lester L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Eastern European, Central European, European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12900 Mukilteo Speedway, Lynnwood, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynnwood
  • Phone Number: +1 425-513-9846

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