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Jun 28, 2008 06:05 AM

European Bistro-Pflugerville

Has anyone been to this place? Is it worth my time?

The menu looked fairly authentic.



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      1. I don't go to European Bistro frequently -- it's not cheap, it's old-fashioned (by design) and it's more of a place for a special occasion when you don't have to hurry through your meal -- but this restaurant (and the hostess/co-owner, Anni) are so charming and likable that I gladly forgive servers who occasionally botch your order and I don't mind driving to Pflugerville to have a decidedly different dining experience. The owners, Anni and her sister Piroska (who creates fantastic old-world desserts) are Hungarian-born and raised, and the Hungarian and German dishes are particularly good and authentic. I like to order the fried cauliflower or cucumber salad; chicken paprikas or pan-fried catfish; and Austrian dumpling for dessert, but by all means, go with your own preferences and try something you wouldn't otherwise sample. It's also a great place to go for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving and so forth, when they have special prix-fixe menus for about $50 p.p. As a former resident of Central Europe, I'm glad to have a place reasonably nearby that reminds me of that ambiance and culture.

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