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Jelen Bisztro

) #527 of 2,564 Restaurants in Budapest €€ - €€€ , European, Eastern European
Blaha Lujza ter 1-2, Budapest 1085, Hungary
+36 20 344 3155
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
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Bar, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Asian
€€ - €€€
Blaha Lujza ter 1-2, Budapest 1085, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Waited almost 30 minutes to order and other 15 minutes to receive 2 Cappuccino and 15 minutes to have omelette that wasn't omelette but only frittata with few mushrooms and salad abd poached eggs that were almost hard boiled and not runny all. Service was...More

Thank gzaninotto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place because it was walking distance from the Boscolo. Very friendly staff that spoke English and they had an English menu. Great space and food was good. It was so hot out and I wished for air-conditioning but this place was large...More

Thank Alanna J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for dinner with a friend (who is local) and had terrible service - I think we just had a bad waiter. Food was excellent and very reasonable and the owner who we chatted with for a few minutes seemed like a nice guy.

Thank kevinjborn
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I did not have high expectations as this place look a bit shabby at first and it is also in a rather low level neighborhood surrounded by strange characters. I had a chance to try 3 different dishes, and all of them were pretty good,...More

Thank Peter_Tulip
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautiful bar.Big windows open out onto sunny street. Spacious,arty,creative interior, friendly staff, great prices, off the tourist trail. You can have a really quite peaceful breakfast and chill out for as long as you want. Fantastic!!

Thank magentahw
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I ordered a pre-course dish which I had to wait half an hour. When arrived it was on a plate which was chiped off three places, and the dish itself was super boring. In my opinion the quiality of the dish was not following the...More

Thank Anett B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Pros: Cool restaurant/bar in an ‘undiscovered’ neighborhood, quality food, good drink selection Cons: Not incredibly cheap, fills up on busy nights, This shares a similar style (and probably ownership) to a few other restaurants that are more centrally located, so this one’s cheaper and more...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a good local place with some outstanding wines. Some one there knows how to pick them. There is something on the menu for everyone, and it is reasonably priced. It is an open and airy space. Monday they have a good open mic...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with a friend and chose off their excellent lunch menu! Great selection from Caesar salad to Pad Thai, roasted pumpkin soup to carrot cake! Come, walk into the neighbourhood, take a chance and I certain you will be pleased!

Thank Eva H
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We came across this bistro after getting lost. We had looked at a number of very touristy restaurants and wanted something more authentic and unassuming. We found it here despite it doing its best to hide away. The place was full on a Tuesday evening...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Bar, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blaha Lujza ter 1-2, Budapest 1085, Hungary (Formerly Jelen)
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 20 344 3155
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