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

14 Budapest restaurants found
- good for: Romance

  1. M Restaurant

    M Restaurant

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Good for: Dinner, Romance
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 7
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 5 favs

    M is a relaxed little restaurant with brown paper on the tables and sketches on the walls, located near the Academy...read more

  2. Chez Daniel

    Chez Daniel

    Cuisine: French
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 6
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Chez Daniel is a small restaurant serving French dishes, creations by its French chef/owner Daniel Labrosse. During...read more

  3. 21 Restaurant

    21 Restaurant

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Buda, Castle Hill, District 1
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • 1 fave

    21 Restaurant, located on Castle Hill, serves classic and contemporary Hungarian food and Hungarian wine. Their...read more

  4. Ristorante Krizia

    Ristorante Krizia

    Cuisine: Italian
    Good for: Dinner, Romance
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: 4.7/5
    • 1 fave

    Known for its upscale Italian cuisine, Ristorante Krizia, located close to Budapest's Broadway and the Opera House,...read more

  5. Baraka Restaurant

    Baraka Restaurant

    Cuisine: Asian, French
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Very Expensive
    Rating: rate it
    • 1 fave

    Baraka Restaurant and Lounge, located inside the Andrássy Hotel, is known as a cozy, gourmet restaurant. The kitchen...read more

  6. Villa Bagatelle
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 10 favs

    Villa Bagatelle is a café, bistro-style restaurant, bakery and home decor shop all-in-one. The bakery is on the first...read more

  7. Arany Kaviár Restaurant

    Arany Kaviár Restaurant

    Neighborhood: Buda, District 1
    Cost: Very Expensive
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Arany Kaviár is a gourmet Russian restaurant serving a great selection of seafood and caviar. Traditional Russian...read more

  8. Muzeum Café and Restaurant

    Muzeum Café and Restaurant

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 8
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Múzeum Kávéház, established in 1885, is serving modern international and traditional Hungarian dishes. The place is...read more

  9. Callas Café

    Callas Café

    Neighborhood: Pest, District 6
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • 1 fave

    The Art Deco style Callas Café & Restaurant has a prime location on Andrássy Avenue right next to the Opera House....read more

  10. 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

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    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Buena Vista is a café-restaurant-bar located on Liszt Ferenc Square. Hungarian dishes, international food, like tapas...read more

  12. Gundel Restaurant

    Gundel Restaurant

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

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

  13. Robinson Restaurant

    Robinson Restaurant

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Park, District 14
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Robinson Restaurant in City Park is located on an island. Surrounded by City Park Lake the setting is truly romantic,...read more

  14. Spoon Café & Lounge

    Spoon Café & Lounge

    Neighborhood: on the Danube, Pest, District 5
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: 2.7/5
    • 2 favs

    Spoon is a three-deck boat docked on the Danube in front of the Hotel InterContinental. There are two restaurants, a...read more