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Balaton Restaurant

) #141 of 1,274 Restaurants in Krakow $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
ul. Grodzka 37, Krakow 31-001, Poland
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“goulash” (49 reviews)
“salads” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
$$ - $$$
ul. Grodzka 37, Krakow 31-001, Poland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to an Hungarian restaurant and we enjoyed every moment of it. The service was first class and the dishes we ate were well presented and tasty. They have a good selection of draft and bottle beers at competitive prices so indulge. Puddings...More

Thank BillNorthumberland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Balaton last night for dinner with perhaps expectations that were set too high. As stated in other posts, the service was "ok" with very little attention given to our table. The goulash was "ok" and did not live up to the raving reviews...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend took me here for some genuine Hungarian food, and I was very pleasantly surprised. It's not the cheapest place in Krakow, but the food is outstanding in quality and amount. Upon the recommendation of my friend I tried one of the locally brewed...More

Thank flyguy100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the afternoon, we had coffee and a fabulous carrot cake outside. The friendly waiter knew the ingredients and assured us there were no nuts in the cake (almond intolerance).

Thank GermanPointerSamba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you want a fancy dinner, but often when traveling you just want a really good meal at a good price. You want it hot and reasonably quick, and you want someone who knows the city to share their knowledge. Perhaps you even want to...More

Thank Dcookfp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place serves fantastic Hungarian food in huge portions - and very cheaply too! We visited twice, the food and service was so good. The second time, knowing how big the portions were, we asked if we could share one dish between us and the...More

Thank marianjones
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great little Hungarian restaurant in Krakow old town. Authentic Hungarian food, and great value - a meal for two with drinks cost us the equivalent of under £20. Nice ambience too.

Thank JimnHilary
Reviewed 12 June 2017

In the Old Town we came across this small restaurant specialising in Hungarian food. Service and food was great, tasty and large portions. The soups were a meal themselves. Compared to home good value. Recommend this one

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We went here last night and it was also the last night of our 4 day trip and boy were we glad we visited. I expected the place to be mediocre and overpriced due to it's handy location on a main street but it was...More

Thank Tashdog09
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place for dinner. The boar goulash was amazing. Brilliant place for people watching. Seats in the sun! 10/10 would recommend to a friend

Thank Ainslie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Grodzka 37, Krakow 31-001, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: 012-422-04-69
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