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

134 Budapest restaurants found

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  1. Kádár

    Kádár

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 7
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 5 favs

    This charming and legendary restaurant is in the former Jewish Quarter of Budapest and is known for its Jewish...read more

  2. Fröhlich Pastry Shop

    Fröhlich Pastry Shop

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 7
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 8 favs

    Fröhlich Pastry Shop offers a wide range of traditional Jewish specialties, especially baked goods, and it's just a...read more

  3. Szalai Café

    Szalai Café

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 7 favs

    Szalai Café (Szalai Cukrászda) is one of the charming little old-style cafés with legendary reputation, famous for...read more

  4. Bambi Eszpresszo

    Bambi Eszpresszo

    Good for: Outdoor Seating
    Neighborhood: Buda, District 1
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 2 favs

    Bambi is one of the few surviving socialist-realist bars, with red plastic covered seats and tiny tables. A...read more

  5. Nagyi Palacsintazoja - Granny’s Pancake House
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 1 fave

    Nagyi Palacsintazoja, or Granny's Pancake House in English, has a number of locations in Budapest. The most popular...read more

  6. Leves.

    Leves.

    Cuisine: International
    Good for: Lunch
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 5 favs

    Leves., which translates to soup in English, serves hearty takeaway soups and toasted sandwiches at reasonable...read more

  7. Cserpes Tejivó

    Cserpes Tejivó

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 5
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 5 favs

    Cserpes Tejivó (Cserpes milk bar) opened in April 2012 and it soon became a local favorite. This milk bar offers...read more

  8. Fruccola

    Fruccola

    Cuisine: International
    Good for: Breakfast, Lunch
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 5
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • 4 favs

    Fruccola is a juice and sandwich bar serving healthy breakfasts, a variety of fruit juices and daily lunch menus....read more

  9. Belvárosi Disznótoros

    Belvárosi Disznótoros

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Good for: Lunch
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 5
    Cost: Affordable
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Belvárosi Disznótoros (Downtown Pig Feast) is a traditional Hungarian butcher shop/restaurant serving Hungarian...read more

  10. Most Bistro

    Most Bistro

    Good for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: 3.0/5
    • 3 favs

    Most is brought to you by the people behind Jelen, a popular pub. There is a small bar, a stage as well as a roof...read more

  11. Klassz

    Klassz

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 9 favs

    Klassz is a stylish restaurant serving Hungarian food and a choice selection of meals inspired by international...read more

  12. Kőleves

    Kőleves

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

    Kőleves has a very charming interior and it is a quaint little restaurant serving fresh, seasonal food. They offer...read more

  13. 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

  14. Menza

    Menza

    Cuisine: Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: 4.8/5
    • 12 favs

    This restaurant brings back the 70s with its retro design and atmosphere. Menza is a place where you can dine with...read more

  15. Pata Negra

    Pata Negra

    Cuisine: Spanish
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 9
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    This Spanish restaurant is usually packed in the evening. Noted for delicious and reasonably priced tapas and for a...read more

  16. Ruszwurm

    Ruszwurm

    Neighborhood: Buda, Castle Hill, District 1
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: 4.3/5
    • 7 favs

    Ruszwurm, opened in 1827, is one of the oldest pastry shops in Budapest. It's small and it's often difficult to get a...read more

  17. Café Jedermann

    Café Jedermann

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 9
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Café Jedermann, the successor of Café Eckermann at the Goethe Institut, plays an important role as a venue for...read more

  18. Café Farger

    Café Farger

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 1 fave

    Café Farger is located close to the Parliament. It's always busy, however somehow it still remains a peaceful island...read more

  19. Mai Manó Café

    Mai Manó Café

    Good for: Outdoor Seating
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Mai Manó Café is a quaint little café & bar located on Budapest's Broadway, in the Mai Manó House of Photography....read more

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    Europa Café

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 2 favs

    Európa Kávéház, an old-style coffee house overlooking the beautiful building of Vig Theatre, is a great place to stop...read more

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