The Very Best Local Restaurants in Budapest

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Budapest locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

Börze – Travel back a century

Börze – Travel back a century

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“Börze” is a 1900s-style Hungarian restaurant in the 5th district in Budapest. Their specialty is lunch with excellent value. Do try the chicken paprikash!

Full Article by Mihály Lippai

Buja Disznó(k) – Dine on lewd swine!

Buja Disznó(k) – Dine on lewd swine!

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“Buja Disznó(k)” is a simple yet excellent restaurant on the gallery of Hold Street Market Hall that’s all about fried pork, pig’s ears & szalontüdő.

Full Article by Kálmán Faragó

Centrál Kávéház – Old-style café and restaurant

Centrál Kávéház – Old-style café and restaurant

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“Centrál Kávéház” in Budapest is a very elegant, old style coffee house and restaurant. I recommend visiting if you want to see what Pest used to look like

Full Article by Kálmán Faragó

Csendes Vintage Bar & Café – Surrealist blast

Csendes Vintage Bar & Café – Surrealist blast

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“Csendes Vintage Bar & Café” in Budapest means ‘quiet’ but the name is a bit misleading – it’s a buzzy ruin bar without the rains & a comfortable eatery…

Full Article by Claudia Leporatti

Eldorádó – Treasure at the market hall

Eldorádó – Treasure at the market hall

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“Eldorádó” in Budapest has taken the traditional concept of market hall lunch and made it fashionable, high quality and very satisfying! A real treasure.

Full Article by Zita Huszthy

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)