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Tao Budapest

District V / Inner City
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Kalvin ter 4, Budapest 1053, Hungary
+36 (0) 70 5 91 91 91
11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exellent asian cousine! Large portions for afordable prices! We noticed that locals usually dine here so that was a good reference as well. Don't miss it if you find yourself in Budapest

Thank Anamari M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The people there are very nice. Feel happy to find this place occasionally just because of them. Food is ready very quickly. Recommend to eat a quick bite.

Thank Zhang L
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered one large plate (fried vermicelli, with mapo tofu and chicken) which was HUF 1050 and a small plate (fried rice with chicken). After they scoop up the dishes for you, they will put it in the microwave oven to heat it up (likely because the food has been sitting out for a while). The food was okay, but... More 

Thank yangstravels
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

They provide dishes to choose over the counter before payment. Mostly suitable for local flavour. Spacious and clean, we had some challenge typing to figure out how much we are charged due to unclear signages. Ideal for a quick and cheap meal.

Thank Solomon H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We were there with my girlfriend. The meal was not tasty and there was really bad air inside. Some smoke from the kitchen... I don't recomend this place for meal...

Thank Jan V
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Tao has been a standard lunch place for my colleagues and me. They provide a huge variety of really amazing meals and you are allowed to ask that half of your plate is from one type and the other is another one. It's just a bonus that the prices are really good.

Thank ZekeMarsh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The food was very good, my bf and I had three different types of chicken and various side dishes, everything was tasty. The prices were very reasonable, even lower than we expected. You can eat outside on the street, or inside, there are tables upstairs, as well.

Thank Mitra K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

everything was great although one person of the staff wasn't so polite and didn't understand english so much

Thank ntagk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I think its a quite good chinesee restaurant in Budapest. The prices are okay, the place is clean, and the amount of the food is enough. Sometimes the staff is not very kind. Its very cool to eat outside on Kalvin.

Thank Marcell K
Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Buffet style Chinese food that is cheap, tasty and but feels freshly prepared (unlike many other Chinese buffets in town). Chicken with mushrooms was fantastic (and mild). Good for groups.

Thank ShaiSharma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalvin ter 4, Budapest 1053, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 (0) 70 5 91 91 91

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

Staying in District V / Inner City

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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 and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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