We were recently in Budapest and enjoyed a number of meals around town. Traditional Hungarian cooking is typically rich and meat-centric. There are some great deals to be found in Budapest, meals that would normally cost around 20 to 30 euro in Western Europe, will cost you around 10 euros.
Tip on Ordering Wine in Budapest
Pay attention when ordering wine in Budapest. The price listed will often be for one deciliter, but they will likely pour you a double without clarifying. Outside this cheeky move, eating out in Budapest is fun. Below are some recommendations for eating out in Budapest.
Ket Szerecsen-currently ranked #13 on Tripadvisor out of over 1,000 restaurants in Budapest. Great food, relaxed ambiance and good prices. It’s overall great value and we definitely recommend it.
Hungarikum Bisztro– currently ranked #9 in Budapest on Tripadvisor. Best prices of anywhere we sat down to eat in Budapest, with the dish pictured below only costing €7 (under $10 US). The restaurant featured live music, friendly service and cute red and white checker cloth covered tables.
Borkonyha Wine Kitchen
Borkonyha Wine Kitchen– currently ranked #5 on Tripadvisor. A more upscale dining experience. Beautifully presented food at reasonable prices. The portions are not big but sufficient. The wine list is extensive and there are some great options for low prices.
Tarnok Eszpresszo offers great food in Budapest’s Old Town. It is a reasonably priced restaurant with some great Hungarian dishes.
Tárnok utca 14,Budapest