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Monarchia Old

) #2,319 of 2,512 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good5%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible70%
1 Apr 2017
“Overpriced, slow service, and sub par food”
19 Feb 2017
“so so”
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CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 381 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unreasonable price!!!!! It is definitely a tourist trip. They intentionally make a wrong price when you checking the bill. You need to tell them to change back the price. Also, the food is overpriced and taste bad. It is not recommended to try!!!!!

Thank jameshei722
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dun try ,never try Taste of food is really bad. At the beginning, the waiter told us the price of beer is half price. But the beer just taste like water ,nearly no alcohol in beer. Moreover, the original price of beer is not reasonable,it...More

Thank Chi Kei T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst food we ever ate! Don't visit them. The meat wasn't eatable. We tried to get our money back.

Thank Johanna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiter was very friendly at first when convincing us to sit down, but as soon as we ordered it was obvious he couldn't care less. I asked for a beer and received a 1 litre watered down stein which was the first red flag. The...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wish we read the reviews before coming. Passed by the service was extremely slow, did not get acknowledged for ages. Food was poor and they charge you different prices than what's on the menu and just completely rip you off. Waited 30 minutes for the...More

Thank Abbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They push you to add surrounds to dishes that should include them and then charge for it at a higher price. The bill is not detailed so you can't tell what they charged you for. They think the watery Palinka they give you end compensates...More

Thank KMT54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never written a bad review, as I think people's choices are so subjective but I feel I need to share our experience. This is one of those cafes where they hawk in the street as you walk by which is part of the fun...More

Thank CheriGeorge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eating at this restaurant was strange, nasty and just plain weird. "Circus" is the first word that comes to mind.... Staff did not engage with the customers at all, unless you include our waiter mocking us as we placed our order, and I saw him...More

Thank west63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our flight landed in budapest quite late and we had just checked in at our hotel and would've been content with pretty much any restaurant for a late night snack. They promised the same discounts to us (-20% for food and -50% for beer), but...More

Thank Saara M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a tourist i am well aware of these so called tourist traps and this is the worst, the food was what I imagine dogs may be fed, the service was what I can compare to clowns at a circus and the beer was poor....More

Thank Chris L
Nearby
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
...More
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brock1981
I would like to know why they think it is acceptable to charge more for the food, than the agreed price on the menu?
30 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
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Catherine L
Yes I would like them to explain why they continually serve disgusting food at over priced rates
1 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor 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
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Description
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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