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Molnar's Kurtoskalacs

Vaci utca 31, Budapest 1052, Hungary
+36 1 407 2314
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (71 reviews)
“pastry” (27 reviews)
“ice cream” (24 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly
Vaci utca 31, Budapest 1052, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the kurtoskalacs with chocolate and cinnamon. We sat there, so the kurtoskalacs were hot and very tasty! I recommend this place.

Thank Ntorita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a cinnamon one with ice cream in both halves. Every single customer was being made a fresh one which was lovely and soft and falling apart. The server took out a cinnamon one from a packet and cut it in half. I was shocked...More

1  Thank Travellingcouple91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of course I had to visit this place to see what the fuss was about. And yes, the traditional kurtoskalacs is really delicious. I took the one with chocolate. I suggest having a cake with a cup of coffee or tea, especially if you're visiting...More

1  Thank d8701a
Reviewed September 13, 2018

There were frequent visits during our visit and also some taken home for the family. The taste of these is excellent. The cinnamon flavour with vanilla ice cream was our go to dish. Service was amazingly quick and staff were polite. This would be a...More

1  Thank rakeshjyotiberi
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Really tasty pastry (think they’re called tower cakes) The place was fairly busy but the staff were very efficient. The ice cream was really good too. Shame they only have the one flavour but you can’t go wrong with vanilla

1  Thank Syed A
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We had to wait like 20 minutes in line to get our chimney cake with ice cream, but it totally worth the waiting, it was really really delicious!

Thank BogiV7
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

You cannot visit Budapest without having tried Chimney cake and you cannot say you had it if you don't visit Molnar's Kurtoskalacs. After an afternoon of shopping in the centre with my wife we indulged with a good coffee and decadent yet light chimney cake....More

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We have just come from Prague and had our first Chimney cake there. We thought it was very good but Molnar’s cake is amazing. It was so soft and fresh and thick. We had the chocolate covered one cut in half with ice cream in...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

After I waited 20 minutes in a queue, which was almost tolerable, the cashier treated me very badly. She didn't give me the change and when I asked her where my change was she said she gave me coins. I searched every compartiment of my...More

Thank Elena M
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have tasted two kurtoskalacs (enormous!), one with chocolate and the other with walnuts, they were excellent, the best in town. Have a try!

Thank bluestar22
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 31, Budapest 1052, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 407 2314
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