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Monarchia Old Restaurant & Pizzeria

#2,406 of 2,601 Restaurants in Budapest}
$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Vaci utca 79., Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 70 617 6827
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good5%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible71%
3 days ago
2 weeks ago
“Experience we will never forget!”
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
$$ - $$$
Vaci utca 79., Budapest 1056, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Made a gross mistake eating here. We took up the offer of the restaurants premier platter for two. This turned out to be overcooked chicken and beef, what looked like pre-prepped breaded cheese with chips and rice and a few dodgy veg. To say it...More

Thank Frederick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat in another restaurant but it was full so Monarchia was the only one on that street with vacant table and we regret from the moment we ordered food. Food was not so bad to my boyfriend but I really don't know...More

1  Thank Cuturic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always look for the most affordable dinners on our vacations. We found this great restaurant on our second night: we only thought it was outside seating but once inside we were so surprised! It is a beautiful underground restaurant! Photographers dream! We ordered from...More

Thank P S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We stayed in Budapest for four days ....and every day we stopped there for either drink , food or just for a chat to our favorite waiters. They might not have the best food in Budapest but we liked the spirit there and that they...More

1  Thank annajulia771
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were desperately hungry and this place looked warm and inviting from the street. It looked like it would have comforting food and good wine. No. We did not have access to reviews because we did not have data. It was a quirky place, with...More

1  Thank Cdazur2
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It Was a werry bad experience to go here. It took over an hour to get one pizza! And when I finally arrived it was the worst pizza we ever had...

Thank Theodora L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This restaurant on a main walkway looks inviting but DON'T even try it. It started out slow and only got worse. We ordered our drinks & waited almost a 1/2 hour before they were served. And we weren't the only people sitting and waiting, there...More

Thank Lory M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Takes forever to get bad food which isn't worth half what you pay for it. Waiter offered some potatoes while we waited, and of course they never came either.

1  Thank JulieinTexas1406
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We came to the restaurant without former recommendation. if wanted to eat of vaci street and we looked for a place with good prices and that is close to the market. The service was awful, the waiter (who had a hole in his shirt) took...More

Thank Lior F
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We absolutely loved Budapest as the start of our 6 week European holiday. The outside cafe's were amazing and nothing really happened until 8.00pm as the weather was quite warm. Being two unreformed Aussie smokers it was great to sit outside, eat and have a...More

Thank Yvonne Z
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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31 January 2016|
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Response from meirav66 | Reviewed this property |
they charged the same as the menu but it was barely eatable food . I would strongly recommend to stay as far away as possible
Catherine L
2 September 2015|
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Response from Goldig | Reviewed this property |
Must be their location and outdoor marketing making things look good and then you are trapped when you find how things really are when the food comes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 79., Budapest 1056, Hungary (Formerly Galilei)
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 70 617 6827
All of the customers are welcome in our new restaurant in the city center of Budapest, where you can taste the traditional hungarian specialties, but you can try some italian food specialties as well.We serve approximately 100 types of famous hungarian wine beside the excellent dishes.You can find here all of the best values of the old times, in the design, and in the friendly atmosphere as well.
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