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Bajcsy-Zsilinszky ut 25., Balatonszemes 8636, Hungary
+36 84 360 133
11:00 - 23:00
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Budapest, Hungary
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The waiters were really attentive and it was a great experience to be there. We have tried their seasonal tasting menu. Some items were amazing, some seemed to be overthought. But still, it was amazing.

Thank Zsolt B
Bence C, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Kistucsok, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your meal with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Kistücsök-Team More 

Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I went there only twice but I was satisfied with the food (most of all), the mood, the staff and the restaurant all in all. Some really exciting dishes, but also the Hungarian traditional ones with some creatvity and trick. Premium quality ingredients, moderate prices compared to the quality. Recommended to book the table in advance.

Thank eszterit
Bence C, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Kistucsok, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We hope to welcome you back again. Best regards, Kistücsök More 

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141 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Duck is what they make so good, that I can't order other things. And they were so kind and made me sweet potato which was not on the menu. I loved the younger waitresses in high season. They were way better than the regular ones.

Thank LynnaBudapest
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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141 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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13 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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180 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 

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Budapest, Hungary
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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

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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
USD 22 - USD 27
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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?