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Magdalena Merlo Restaurant

Kiraly utca 59/b, Budapest 1077, Hungary
+36 1 322 3278
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (34 reviews)
“beef steak” (7 reviews)
“goulash” (18 reviews)
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Italian, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kiraly utca 59/b, Budapest 1077, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service seemed kind of indifferent. We regrettably ordered the pre-fixed "menu a" as the length of the entire menu was like a Tolkien novel. It is never a good sign when a restaurant has so many choices (fun fact: they have three different wine...More

Thank fabfrederik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe we were just unlucky but a very disappointing meal and evening in an amazing city. The service was slow and unfriendly. We waited 10 minutes before anyone bothered to take our drinks order. The red and white Hungarian wines were good but I had...More

Thank Annemarie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the nicest meal we had in Budapest. The staff and ambience were extremely welcoming. The food was a joy. Beautifully cooked and some delicious vegetables which in Budapest are often missing. Excellent Hungarian wine too- thank you. Janos our waiter was perfect too.

1  Thank Marion L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had brunch here on our first full day in Budapest and it was very nice with good service and affordable prices. there was a wide range of good Hungarian dishes available. I had beef stew with egg dumplings and it was very tasty

Thank soonas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon the restaurant on a cold snowy Sunday afternoon, and had a great late lunch with lovely wine. The restaurant was nicely appointed and casual but still with style and there was a great mix of tourists, like ourselves, and Hungarians out for...More

Thank JDTRAVELBrighton
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The place looked really cozy, so we've chosen to eat here on a Friday evening. The food is ok, but nothing special. I think the best would be the goulash soup. Apart from that, the plates with meat and potatoes are not very consistent -...More

Thank Andra C
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I had a gulas soup and a fruit tea. The soup was great. The tea was great. The place felt cozy. The prices were fair.

Thank Claudia V
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Went there yesterday and we ate Pressed Chicken with Liver and mushroom sauce. Staff was friendly and helpful. The bill came around 40 euros including drinks, 2x main course and desserts.

Thank JCiappara
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Four hungry travellers who'd been up since 4am descended on this lovely restaurant....sampled goulash (with amended noodles to rice on one serving,no problem to staff),pizza and chicken, all washed down with delicious wine!! Lovely, relaxed meal in excellent surroundings! Thank you!

1  Thank feebak
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had a booking on a busy Friday night. nice tomato salad starter followed by Hungarian goulash with noodles. Good bottle of Hungarian red. Shared a sweet cant quite remember but it was good! Service was fine.

1  Thank rjcjtraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kiraly utca 59/b, Budapest 1077, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Erzsébetváros
  • Neighbourhood: Erzsébetváros
  • Phone Number: +36 1 322 3278
  • E-mail
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