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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Bajcsy-Zsilinszky ut 25., Balatonszemes 8636, Hungary
+36 84 360 133
11:00 - 23:00
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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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136 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The reputation of this restaurant reaches all the way to Budapest and driving along the shore of Lake Balaton at midday seemed like a good excuse to stop. There was a herd of waiters awaiting customers at 12.00 pm sharp. The meals are traditional but arranged on the plates in a more modern and unique way. A big thumbs up!... More 

Thank Audreyka
Halmstad, Sverige
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Overall a very good restaruant, nice atmosphere, helpful and nice service. The food is excelent, some very unusual dishes, but all of the very tasty and you feel the quality throughout everything.

Thank Koppany
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Make sure you make a reservation as the place is usually full. We had a great time here. The staff is very nice and the garden is so peaceful. We had chicken and duck both was delicious. Also worth to taste the typical hungarian dessert called 'madartej'. The ginger and lime lemonade is also very tasty.

Thank Istvan M
Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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169 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

on a back-trip towards the capital we got hungry so decided to make a little detour and eat at this place, by recommendation. I suppose the owner/administrator, a very kind person greet us at the entrance which gave us a comfortable feeling since the beginning. Due to good weather we stay outside, under a huge umbrella. The place is furnished... More 

Thank Sza_bee
Budapest, Hungary
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Although I don't really understand what the big hype is about, I had a very good meal here. Environment is OK, waiters were kind and child-friendly. The quality is really good, with some unique and surprising meals. Although it is very famous, prices aren't in the sky, which is good point. Recommended.

Thank cd3xt3rw4rd
Budapest, Hungary
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I visited Kistücsök with quite high expectation and I do not regret... We found a balanced mixture of international and local flavours . The food were excellents, drinks were OK. The service was a little bit slow (generally), for example we had to wait 30 mins for soups.

Thank Zoltan B
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting too much cause Kistucsok is said to be the best restaurant on the country side. I'm always suspicious when sg is rated that high. They could exceed my expectations and I can assure you too: top quality meals you'll have!

Thank Pál B
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

disappointed...simple meal in too sophisticated form without the normal taste...definetly have eaten much better....

Thank Szamosvári G
Budapest, Hungary
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We visit Kistücsök once or twice a year and it never disappoints. A great mix of regional and international flavours, fantastic selection of wines, professional and friendly staff. Reservation strongly recommended.

Thank Péter F
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went again to this place and the food was really good as before. They reinterpret Hungarian dishes in an imaginative way with fresh and tasty ingredients. I know very few places that can cope with this challenge. However, service was mediocre. Nothing very irritating, it just does not match the quality of the cuisine. Well, good service is also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$27
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bajcsy-Zsilinszky ut 25., Balatonszemes 8636, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Southern Transdanubia  >  Somogy County  >  Balatonszemes
  • Phone Number: +36 84 360 133

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