Budapest Restaurants

A guide to Budapest Restaurants and cafés with maps, reviews and photos

One of the most popular places to start your culinary experience in Budapest is at Liszt Ferenc tér. This trendy square is packed with indoor and outdoor cafés and restaurants, creating the perfect atmosphere for lunch, cocktails or dinner. You'll be amongst fellow tourists and locals. Other areas filled with cafés and restaurants are Andrássy Avenue and the pedestrian precincts around St. Stephen's Basilica and Ráday utca (starting at Kálvin tér). Some of the best restaurants in Budapest can be found here.

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Budapest Restaurant Guide

6 Budapest restaurants found
- good for: Groups

  1. Bagolyvár

    Bagolyvár

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Park, District 14
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 4 favs

    Bagolyvár is a sister restaurant to the famous Gundel, run by women only. The restaurant offers traditional Hungarian...read more

  2. Kacsa Restaurant

    Kacsa Restaurant

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Buda, District 1
    Cost: Very Expensive
    Rating: 4.3/5
    • 2 favs

    Kacsa, which means duck in Hungarian, is an old school, traditional Hungarian restaurant. Their specialty is … well...read more

  3. Paprika Vendéglő

    Paprika Vendéglő

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 7
    Cost: Moderate
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    • 2 favs

    Paprika Vendéglő is a traditional Hungarian restaurant offering the classics every day. The gulyásleves, served with...read more

  4. ARAZ Restaurant

    ARAZ Restaurant

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 7
    Cost: Moderate
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    • 1 fave

    ARAZ Restaurant in Dohány Street, located on the ground floor of Continental Hotel Budapest, serves a mix of...read more

  5. Kárpátia Restaurant

    Kárpátia Restaurant

    Good for: Dinner, Groups, Romance
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Kárpátia is one of the oldest restaurants in Budapest. It opened in 1877 and it regained much of its prestige under...read more

  6. Gundel Restaurant

    Gundel Restaurant

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: City Park, Pest, District 14
    Cost: Very Expensive
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    • 1 fave

    Gundel has a great history and a well-earned international reputation. The first restaurant opened here in 1894....read more