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Goulash House Newmarket

dory Dec 16, 2012 10:20 AM

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. Davwud RE: dory Dec 17, 2012 05:30 AM

    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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      dory RE: Davwud Dec 17, 2012 04:50 PM

      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).

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        Davwud RE: dory Dec 17, 2012 05:27 PM

        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??


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          dory RE: Davwud Dec 19, 2012 09:41 AM

          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.

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            Davwud RE: dory Dec 19, 2012 10:12 AM

            I know the area well. Thanks for the tip.


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              Davwud RE: dory Jul 4, 2013 04:31 AM

              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.


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                randomthoughts RE: dory Jul 5, 2013 10:51 PM

                Excited to try CNK.

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            Attknee RE: Davwud May 24, 2013 10:05 AM

            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. Charles Yu RE: dory Dec 18, 2012 02:10 PM

            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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              Davwud RE: Charles Yu Dec 18, 2012 02:21 PM

              Glad you enjoyed it Charles.


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                Charles Yu RE: Davwud Dec 18, 2012 09:31 PM

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

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                  Davwud RE: Charles Yu Dec 19, 2012 04:45 AM

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

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


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                Vinnie Vidimangi RE: Charles Yu May 24, 2013 07:29 PM

                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.

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                mlynnb RE: dory Dec 25, 2012 05:56 PM

                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)

                1. Davwud RE: pianolisa Feb 4, 2013 08:03 AM

                  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.


                  1. Davwud RE: dory Feb 18, 2013 07:34 AM

                    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.

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                      randomthoughts RE: dory Jul 3, 2013 08:09 PM

                      Went here the other day and enjoyed it greatly.

                      I thought the 7-layer cake was a bit dry but the other cake dessert was terrific. I'm eager to go back to try other items on the menu. Meat platters aren't my favorite thing, but it seemed the best way to try the most things on the menu. It was executed very well.

                      Service and atmosphere was also fantastic.

                      Full review with pix: http://www.thisiswhyimfat.net/mt/blog...

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                        callitasicit RE: randomthoughts Jul 3, 2013 09:49 PM

                        Great place. I went a while ago and meant to report back. The goulash soup was fantastic, hearty beef broth along with tender beef and vegetables. The chicken paprikash was good too, tender pieces of chicken in a delicate paprika cream sauce along with nice dumplings. Didn't get dessert as the Maids Cottage is next door;) Service was fantastic so in summary, I will definitely be back!

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                        randomthoughts RE: dory Mar 8, 2014 02:50 PM

                        Returned a while ago and... hm, the novelty has worn off a bit for me. The food was just OK, though service and atmosphere remained friendly.

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