Great food, staff, & price. Cozy, feels like you’re at home or grandmas. Home cooking and very attentive fast service. Everyone at Uncle Lui’s approached our table to make sure we were all good and happy. Excellent gem of a restaurant.
We meet friends at Uncle Lui’s once a year when we are in Florida. It’s a great casual Hungarian restaurant with many authentic Hungarian recipes. The minute you sit down they bring hot crispy potato pancakes o the table. Portions are enormous and they expect you to take home food. Certainly nothing fancy. Tables and chairs are somebody’s old kitchen sets, but it’s a fun place and food is good.
The food is good. Very very large portions. We've been attending for many years and they don't seem to recognize us. Very strange
Hungarian/Central European cuisine, family run, good quality and generous portion at affordable prices. The Wiener Schnitzel is one of the best I ever had and the side dishes (creamy spinach, red cabbage) are excellent. The main course comes with soup or salad included in the entree price as are the dessert and coffee. The house wine is a passable table wine. The ambiance is casual, reminding me of the small bistros in eastern Europe.
This was our first time eating at this establishment! As soon as you entered this restaurant it was a feeling of sincere welcome!! The owner and the staff are so friendly and extremely helpful!!
The food was excellent the portions are huge you cannot finish it at one seating! We had to take dessert home with us.
Thank you, for a perfect first time visit. We will be back.
Do not miss going to this restaurant!! It will be your loss!!!!
Wonderful food! And plenty of it! The soups were perfect, the lobster bisque was not too heavy and deliciously seasoned, and the corn Chowder was spectacular! All food is made to order and served HOT, which is great! Reasonably priced wine and apple strudel was to die for! Don't miss this great value!
Wonderful meal. Such big portions I took home 1/2 for the next nite. I definitely recommend this dining spot.
Large and delicious portions of food served! Wine was good and very reasonably priced. This was our first time here, and definitely not our last!
If you are looking for good wholesome cooking this is the place. It is central European cuisine like stuffed cabbage rolls, Wiener Schnitzel, roasted crispy duck, creamy spinach, red cabbage, potato pancakes (latkes), apple strudel.
The service is friendly the house is a decent table wine. The portions are enormous, prices are low. In the price of the main course, soup or salad and a dessert are included and so is coffee or tea. I ordered the Wiener Schnitzel and the left over was enough for two lunches.
Authentic Hungarian cuisine. Excellent food,big portions, and friendly environment.
Incredible authentic very homely food in a warm atmosphere.
Fantastic. If you like food, you must eat here.
Also if you like service, you must come here.
And if you like fair prices, then FOR SURE you must eat here.
Specialty is Wiener Schnitzel, and the portion is for TWO people for only $21, including appetizer and dessert!!!
Oh, it was very good.
Excellent Hungarian food. In fact only Hungarian restaurant in Southeast Florida. Large portions.
I really hate writing this review because I feel for the owners, and it could very well be a matter of personal flavor. We always look for local places we can try and support, and found a groupon for this place. I remember eating Goulash as a kid and my husband loves my Schnitzels so we thought it would be fun. I did a lot of research before and was overwhelmed by the good reviews on both Groupon and Open table. So you can imagine my surprise. The place stood in time, from back in the 70's, but was clean. You do get a lot of food for your $ but I the food was just not tasty and was poorly presented. I felt like a child who went to her Grandma and forced to eat food you hate... We really wanted to love it. The Veal Goulash was HUGE but just tasteless and the Spetzle was dry and have no flavor. I added so much salt and the gravies and really nothing was going to save this dish. The Schnitzel was just as tasteless. I am very sad to write this review and hope others will have a better experience.
Amazing food and value. Never disappointed. If you want Hungarian/ German food this is your place look no further.
A true gem in South Florida! The food is great and service is perfect....down home and genuine.
Great food and plenty of it! Always a take-home amount. Service was excellent also. Been there a number of times and definitely will go back!
the chicken piccata had no sauce tasted like chicken encased in a fried egg.
Great value and friendly staff the Potato Pancakes are delicious
And wonderful Wiener schnitzel
There creamed spinach not great(soupy)
Order extra red cabbage delish
Delicious home cooked meal - like your Hungarian grandmother cooked it. The meal was plentiful and delicious. The service was warm and accommodating. A real gem in a strip mall, quite unassuming but we will be back
I was very pleased with the service and food portions. The staff really were attentive. The ambiance is not the greatest, but the value is excellent.
One of our favorite places to eat and one that never has disappointed us. Service is always excellent and everyone is friendly and helpful. I love the hunter schnitzel but tried the wiener schnitzel this time.. delicious. Warning, go hungry; the portions are Trump-sized (HUGE) so expect to take home plenty. There are appetizers on the menu but if you are ordering entrees you don't really need them. You get large potato latkes, soup or salad, and coffee and dessert as part of your meal. the only negative is that finding the place is a bit tricky. It is located in a shopping mall on Oakland Park Blvd but because the shops are perpendicular to the main road rather than parallel, as most are, it is easy to pass by the first time.
2nd time there and we brought 8 friends (4 couples ). We loved the food and service. Our friends couldn't stop raving including the next day.
Service is incredible. How do you get 10 meals out the same time AND all hot.
We will be back again...
Great food combined with great service. More fun with groups.
As always, too much food! Everybody takes home a box😉.
2nd time here and it was DELICIOUS. The potato pancakes they give you with the sour cream or applesauce is great. The portions were huge and delicious. Comes with potato pancake appetizer, soup, meal with sides and desert. GREAT FOOD_GREAT PRICES
The Service is excellent. The owners come to the table and are very courteous and considerate. The menu has many Hungarian options as well as blackboard specials. You will never leave hungry. The amount of food is huge and delicious. We have been to Uncle Lui's several times and always enjoy the food and service.
We've been coming here for years. The food is delicious, portions are huge, potato pancakes (served with every meal) are to die for, and the menu is varied. Family owned and run. Uncle Lui is truly a gem!
Once again, Uncle Lui's was exactly what I expected it to be. I brought 3 friends for whom it was a first experience and they really enjoyed it.
Huge portions and very friendly service. Dessert included with entree. Wine selection very limited.
Food was ok
Being of Hungarian heritage, I was excited to have some of "mom's" cooking again. I recently visited for my 4th time, each time bringing someone new with me. Portions are huge and delicious. Take Home boxes are encouraged. I can't wait to introduce this restaurant to my new friends!
Uncle Lui's is a rare find in South Florida. Homey comfort food served with huge portions. I loved the European atmosphere and menu. It's located in an out of the way plaza, but well worth finding. It's no surprise that on a weeknight they are busy!
Very good Hungarian food and old world atmosphere. Loved the potato pancakes and goulash. Cannot beat the apple strudel
Excellent home cooked meal. Huge portions. From the complimentary potato pancakes to the outstanding dinners to the delicious apple strudel. Will definitely recommend this to my friends.
Everything about the restaurant was A-One, especially the food.
Delicious food, good service, and above all friendly servers.
really a great place to bring friends for an outragous dining experience
Some of the dishes (e.g. soup, strudel, veal) were excellent; others so-so.
Owner was extremely friendly and helpful
Small interesting humble dining room with old world German/Hungarian food. Very large portions... Attentive service featuring good value and agreeable food.