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Blue Danube Restaurant

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1235 Ottawa St, Windsor, Ontario N8X 2E5, Canada
+1 800-963-1903
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We went for an early Saturday night dinner and were dismayed by how few people were in the restaurant. The facility is very small and has a sort of musty old world charm. You can tell that the place has been in business for many years ... in this case 35, I think. The service was charming, very informal and... More 

Thank CLP502
Windsor, Canada
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

...Our fault, it has been years since we have been to Blue Danube...Started with vegetable soup-delicious.. a little creamy version, with NOT overcooked pieces of vegetable. Transylvanian Platter for 2...2 fresh & hot pcs schnitzel, sausages, pork chops, bacon, dumplings, coleslaw & pickles..with bread and butter..apple strudel (hot), and palachinkas (homemade ultra thin jam pancakes) & milk...Have spent as much... More 

1 Thank TobyRudy
Windsor, Canada
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

I've walked by Blue Danube more times than I can count without stopping in, so I decided finally it was time to give them a try. First of all, when you look around inside you can tell that it has a long history in the city. The decor is interesting, and you can just imagine the big parties and groups... More 

1 Thank chab009
Toronto, Canada
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Tried this restaurant back in January. I was in town visiting friends and the told me about this place. Having tried many Hungarian restaurants in Toronto and even in Hungary, I would say it is just ok. The schnitzel at $22 is priced too high for what you get. The goulash soup was not even close! Compared to Bar Europa... More 

Thank tellurideplunge
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

No wonder why they have been a Windsor landmark for over 40 years - Excellent, authentic Hungarian food with more American choices for the less adventurous. Our sampling - Goulash soup with very tender beef, slightly smoked sausage, al dente dumplings, cabbage rolls like Grandma, vegetarian pasta with incredibly fresh vegetables. Black Forest Torte and palachintas were to die for!... More 

Thank aasteve802
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service. I'm in a wheelchair dining room is definitely accessible. I don't know about washroom.

Thank Herberts B
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a family favourite with the family. It's been there a long time. Zora the owner is a real joy. Like Hungarian, then this is the place for you.

Thank Patricia L
Windsor, Canada
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is one of those under-appreciated Windsor gems. Nothing has changed in the Blue Danube in years, and that's how it should be. The cabbage rolls (with gravy, not tomato sauce), schnitzel and sausage were all very good, and there are many other Hungarian and Continental dishes worth trying. Service was friendly and efficient. More folks should support these local... More 

Thank rvannie
Findlay, Ohio
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This was like visiting Hungary. My wife is Hungarian and is accustomed to authentic, Hungarian home cooking. She said this experience was like going to her grandmothers for Sunday dinner. The food was the best Hungarian cuisine we have eaten anywhere. We go to Hungarian restaurants where ever we travel, none have impressed her as much as this restaurant has.... More 

Thank JeffnSharon
Windsor, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

6 of us went for dinner last night, have been going to this restaurant for over 40 years and it hasn't changed inside one bit. We were surprised to see how quiet Ottawa street was, there wasn't very many people walking around and looks like many places closed up, it was sad to say the least. The menu has been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 Ottawa St, Windsor, Ontario N8X 2E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor>  > Walkerville
  • Neighbourhood: Walkerville
  • Phone Number: +1 800-963-1903

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