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Budapest Bistro - Closed

1585 S. Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80210


  • Tue-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • $, $$
  • Banquet Facilities, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
The owners used to have Csardas, a popular Hungarian eatery whose hearty, tasty dishes are reprised here in an odd but comfy space. You can't go wrong with the goulash or the chicken paprikas, and the plum strudel is heavenly.

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  • Reader: Makes me sad to lose an East European-centric restaurant
    Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 6:54 a.m. by Patricia Calhoun

    Budapest BistroThe Budapest Bistro has closed after more than twenty years on South Pearl Street; the space will become a Mexican restaurant that will share ownership with nearby Gaia Bistro and Kaos. This is just one of the many ch...

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    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 4:07 p.m. by Westword Staff

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  • Check, Please!
    Thursday, January 10, 2002 at 3 a.m. by Kyle Wagner

    Q: I have a friend visiting from Iowa who just came back from Budapest. Her hometown has no Hungarian restaurants. Are there any in Denver? A: Finally ‹ proof that Denver is culinarily superior to a small town in Iowa. The Buda...

  • Mouthing Off
    Thursday, August 6, 1998 at 4 a.m. by Kyle Wagner

    Rymer reason: Last week Gary Rymer won his case in Denver County Court's small claims division against Budapest Bistro (1585 South Pearl Street) and its owners, Rudi and Anna Hellvig. In June, Rymer had filed suit against the Hellvi...

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