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Dec 16, 2012 10:20 AM

Goulash House Newmarket

Wanted to eat here last night but without reservations we weren't able to get in, Hostess was very sweet and was sorry she couldn't accomodate us. My husband recognized her from the attached deli,
Food smelled amazing, looked very appetizing, cozy atmosphere. (p According to their facebook Justin Trudeau and the Finnish ambassador have both been their recently. Anyone else been?

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  1. Yes. Loved it.

    They owned the deli behind the restaurant and decided to branch out and open a full fledged restaurant.

    The place is really nice inside. They did the exposed brick, wood thing.

    We had the paprikash a sampler platter (deli meats, etc.) and a couple desserts. We were rather impressed.

    BTW, the word is Newmarket is trying to turn Main St. into restaurant row. There's already a bunch with plenty more on the way.

    The Mexican place is very good. They're moving across the street. Last I talked to them, they hoped to be in for the beginning of the year.


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    1. re: Davwud

      I'll try and get there over the holidays, Thanks for the review; in fact I've followed a number of your recommendations when I've travelled in the US so I know I'll enjoy this one in my own backyard just as much.

      BTW we ended up satisfying our comfort food craving (after cutting the Christmas tree) at Cambodian Noodle King in Newmarket. I had fried lort (the Cambodian spaezle) with beef and my husband enjoyed the curry chicken soup.stew (the Asian version of goulash).

      1. re: dory

        Interesting. Where is it??

        I know absolutely nothing about Cambodian food.

        And thanks for the props. Can I ask where you've been I recommended??


        1. re: Davwud

          Off the top of my head, I would say Cincinatti for chili, your Kentucky recommendations, Pittsburgh, and other toronto area ones. I know there's more, probably Virginia, Alabama, etc.,,,just can't remember right now. But thanks, we love to get off the b)eaten path and that's where your recommendations take us.

          Cambodian Noodle King is on 111 Pony Drive, (just north of Davis Dr, near 404 and Holiday Inn Express.

          1. re: dory

            I know the area well. Thanks for the tip.


            1. re: dory

              We finally got around to trying Cambodian Noodle King and it was fantastic. The best Pad Thai I've had. The Congee (my first ever) was also really good.


          2. re: Davwud

            The Mexican restaurant is moving this weekend. I believe opening on the 26th. Nice people and excellent food. Heading over to the deli for lunch today for my first visit. I think Chicken Schnitzel. Will report back. Looking forward to trying the restaurant too.

          3. Drove up to this quaint little restaurant located in the picturesque part of Newmarket for lunch. The place was still packed at around 2.00pm.

            I was hoping to have a big slab of Schnitzel but unfortunately for lunch, they only have a toned down menu.

            Our party of two ordered a Mini Goulash appetizer to share followed by entrees of - 'Chicken Paprikash with Dumplings' and a 'Wiener Schnitzel on a bun'.

            Both the Goulash sauce and the creamy Paprikash sauce were delicious and warrant using up our bread to mop up the sauce! Though made smaller to accommodate the bun, the Schnitzel was still a fair size. Absolutely grease less, the coating was delightfully light and crispy whilst the veal was quite tender. A fine product.

            I was hoping to try out their Apple Strudel for dessert but was way too full so I took home one instead!

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              1. re: Davwud

                PS: The Apple Strudel was pretty good too! Wish they put a little bit of raisins in there though!

                1. re: Charles Yu

                  Barf!! But if you like raisins, good for you.

                  The Dobosh Torte was really good but the Somlói Galuska (both desserts) was fantastic.


              2. re: Charles Yu

                Hey look. I know, I know. But if it matters to you that the schnitzel is not pork you better ask each and every time and everywhere.

              3. We live a block away so are lucky enough to have been a few times now. Schitzel is great, and the goulash is a masterpiece. Tradititonal sides made just as they are back home, and spaetzle just like my Grandmother made. The service is outstanding, right down to having the door held open for us when we leave. We have taken a wide variety and friends and family here and everyone has left full and happy!
                (and yes, Made in Mexico is a block away and is excellent also, a little noisier atmosphere but lots of fun)

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                  1. I'm really glad to hear all the positive reviews of this place. Our only visit was a smash hit. The people were also very nice and it gives the whole place a warm, homey feeling.

                    We need to get back and I need to get a blog entry done.


                  2. Had lunch again there yesterday. It was even better than the other visit.

                    The Goulash was fantastic. A hearty yet delicate gravy with incredibly tender and tasty hunks of beef on Spaetzle. I was thinking it would've been awesome to sit in the "Fish bowl" during the snow storm last Friday and have the goulash.
                    The homemade Cream of Veg soup was also excellent.

                    Mrs. Sippi ordered the Potato Paprikash and it was incredible. A nice paprika infused gravy, full of potato and sausage served over the spaetzle.