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Dumtsa Jeno utca 14/a, Szentendre, Hungary
+36 26 302 418
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We ended up in Palapa as in another restaurant to waiter was so ridiculously arrogant that we that we chose to leave without ordering anything. It was a relief that in Palapa the service was nice. We also like the laid back atmosphere, the decoration and the music. We were also happy with the food - though I have to... More 

Thank Marcselo
Budakalász, Pest, Hungary
Level Contributor
64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Nice atmosphere, but the trade-off is that you need to read the menu at candle-light. fortunately we had cell-phones with torch app. The food is nice but not really Mexican. I had taco with prawn, but I needed again the torch to find those 3-4 small pieces. The staff is friendly, as well as the prices.

Thank Demeter J
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We were four. One of us ordered from children menu because normal portion is too big. The deep fried chicken was very very thin the chicken meat almost disappeared in bread and was very very dry. The other foods were average nothing special. but too spicy in compare to food in Mexico. quality doesen't worth the price. Too expansive for... More 

Thank Qwertz2013
Szentendre, Hungary
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I can't say much about the authenticity of their Mexican food, as I've never been to Mexico, however I can say that I love their food. We've been many times and were always satisfied. Big portions, wide variety, good atmosphere, good service, tailoring the food to your requests, etc. I read a review, how it is not authentic. Perhaps it... More 

Thank setilvenstre
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Nice atmosphere but doesn't taste like mexican food at all. The taco was tasteless, the fajita was grilled meat with a lot of vegetables. Good for a chat but nothing else. Overpriced for the quality.

Thank Anikó N
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Simply: never again. After several visits to Mexico, Southern California and Texas we have a picture in our mind about Mexican food. It is okay that you can't get the same taste in Europe -especially in the countryside of Hungary but do not advertise the restaurant as the home of the real mexican cuisine in an authentic place because it... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere is good. A little dark but not much open after 7 pm here. Good was good but not really Mexican. Nowhere near enough cheese or salsa. Good try but just not there.

Thank Grant B
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We found this restaurant by mistake on the web, as the one I wanted to go was closed in Budapest downtown. It was easy to find in a tiny street,close to the Danube river bank. The enterior is not that fancy but when the food came....wow! Everything was delicious! We tried tapas,soup,taco,enchillada so we were completely full,no chance to try... More 

Thank Kriszta O
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Palapa plate offers a great opportunity to try most of the stuff this kitchen can do. The decor tries to resemble to what we might find as Mexican with some nice Mexican music in the background. However when spice gets going, the going might get rough due to the spartan conditions in the back alee.

Thank SzekelyVandor
Level Contributor
55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Simple perfect Mexican food in the suburb area of Budapest. Good value for money. Perfecr taste, spicy chili starter food recommended!

Thank HungarianOpinion

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dumtsa Jeno utca 14/a, Szentendre, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Pest County  >  Szentendre
  • Phone Number: +36 26 302 418

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