The lángos stand at Fény St. market Budapest

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The lángos stand at Fény St. market – Yummy!

According to Wikipedia, “lángos” is “a Hungarian food speciality, a deep fried flat bread made of a dough with flour, yeast, salt and water.” I think it’s something you really, really have to try if you’re in Hungary – and this spot serves great lángos (I think it was once voted as the best lángos place in the city), so you might as well try it here. It’s greasy, it’s salty, and it tastes damn great – the ultimate traditional Hungarian street food.

To get here, you have to go into the Fény St. market (near Széll Kálmán Square), go up the escalator and to the far end of the building on the top floor, it’s on the right. There’s a good variety of toppings and additional seasoning in the dough, just beware – the topping can be piled rather thick, so expect to eat it on the spot, rather than while walking.

Seriously, why eat gyros or hot dogs for street food when you’re in Budapest?

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Details about this spot



II. district, corner of Retek and Fény u., Budapest

Opening Times

Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00, Sat - Sun 06:00 - 14:00


Lángos from: HUF 300
Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)