Best food in Budapest

Check out the top food in Budapest, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Central Market Hall
1. Central Market Hall
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691 local reviews
1-3 Vámház krt., IX. kerület
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+36 1 366 3300
Grocery or supermarketStorePoint of interest
Richard
The biggest market hall of the city, the Great Market Hall, stands right next to the Pest end of Liberty…
Anita
The most popular and also the biggest market hall in Budapest and it is not far away, right in the middle of…
Kitti
If you want to visit a market with Hungarian fresh food, specialities and souvenirs, then I suggest you to go…
1. Central Market Hall
1. Central Market Hall
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691 local reviews
1-3 Vámház krt., IX. kerület
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+36 1 366 3300
Richard
Richard
The biggest market hall of the city, the Great Market Hall, stands right next to the Pest end of Liberty Bridge. The beautiful building,…
Anita
Anita
The most popular and also the biggest market hall in Budapest and it is not far away, right in the middle of downtown. There are three…
Kitti
Kitti
If you want to visit a market with Hungarian fresh food, specialities and souvenirs, then I suggest you to go to Vásárcsarnok. This is a…
2. Menza
2. Menza
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282 local reviews
2 Liszt Ferenc tér, VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 413 1482
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Richard
Our favorite food place on Liszt Ferenc tér. This restaurant is named after Hungarian socialist era canteens…
Nóra
I like it very much!:) Menza offers so much more than the double treat of coffee and sunbath on the terrace…
Richard
Menza is passionate about serving delicious food all through the year. Although the name of the restaurant…
2. Menza
2. Menza
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282 local reviews
2 Liszt Ferenc tér, VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 413 1482
Richard
Richard
Our favorite food place on Liszt Ferenc tér. This restaurant is named after Hungarian socialist era canteens. Menza's interior design, with…
Nóra
Nóra
I like it very much!:) Menza offers so much more than the double treat of coffee and sunbath on the terrace from early spring to late…
Richard
Richard
Menza is passionate about serving delicious food all through the year. Although the name of the restaurant refers to canteens of the…
3. Bisztró Most
3. Bisztró Most
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77 local reviews
17 Zichy Jenő u., VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+36 70 248 3322
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jeremy
Food is served all day and with the menu being quite mixed, you'll always find something that suits your…
Carmen & Tomi
Really close from the flat. Most is a pub which is open almost the whole day. You can have breakfast, brunch,…
Boel
One of my favourite restaurants. Lots of different food, so something for everyone. They also have 3 course…
3. Bisztró Most
3. Bisztró Most
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77 local reviews
17 Zichy Jenő u., VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+36 70 248 3322
Jeremy
Jeremy
Food is served all day and with the menu being quite mixed, you'll always find something that suits your taste. On weekends you should…
Carmen & Tomi
Carmen & Tomi
Really close from the flat. Most is a pub which is open almost the whole day. You can have breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The…
Boel
Boel
One of my favourite restaurants. Lots of different food, so something for everyone. They also have 3 course lunch menu for around 5 Euro
4. Fausto's
4. Fausto's
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57 local reviews
3 Dohány u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 30 589 1813
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jeremy
Fausto's offers two restaurants in one: the Ristorante side (gastronomic) and the Osteria side (bistro)…
Szilárd
Good food - Michelin approved
4. Fausto's
4. Fausto's
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57 local reviews
3 Dohány u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 30 589 1813
Jeremy
Jeremy
Fausto's offers two restaurants in one: the Ristorante side (gastronomic) and the Osteria side (bistro). Whatever you choose, the food is…
Szilárd
Szilárd
Good food - Michelin approved
5. Bors Gastro Bar
5. Bors Gastro Bar
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100 local reviews
10 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+36 70 935 3263
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Luca
Bors never fails to entertain... they have rather unusual taste & ingredient pairings, as well as an amusing…
Natalie & Ori
The food is inventively put together, and the names are equally creative. The restaurant provides a wide…
Dániel
One of the best street food restaurant in the city. They serve everyday different and rather peculiar soups …
5. Bors Gastro Bar
5. Bors Gastro Bar
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100 local reviews
10 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+36 70 935 3263
Luca
Luca
Bors never fails to entertain... they have rather unusual taste & ingredient pairings, as well as an amusing obsession with Star Wars. Tiny…
Natalie & Ori
Natalie & Ori
The food is inventively put together, and the names are equally creative. The restaurant provides a wide variety of options, and, as a…
Dániel
Dániel
One of the best street food restaurant in the city. They serve everyday different and rather peculiar soups like Túró Rudi soup or Nutella…
6. Street Food Karavan Budapest
6. Street Food Karavan Budapest
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53 local reviews
18 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Béla
Street food of every kind is waiting for you from noon till late night. Karavan is situated on the main road…
Kim
A fun mix of different street food trucks for those days where you just can't decide what you want to eat. Be…
Bence
Just around the corner next to Szimpla a U shaped street food course has opened lately, its called Karaván,…
6. Street Food Karavan Budapest
6. Street Food Karavan Budapest
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53 local reviews
18 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
Béla
Béla
Street food of every kind is waiting for you from noon till late night. Karavan is situated on the main road of night strolls so if you want…
Kim
Kim
A fun mix of different street food trucks for those days where you just can't decide what you want to eat. Be sure to try out Zing burger -…
Bence
Bence
Just around the corner next to Szimpla a U shaped street food course has opened lately, its called Karaván, and it is filled with amazing…
7. Jelen Bisztro
7. Jelen Bisztro
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67 local reviews
1 Blaha Lujza tér, VIII. kerület
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+36 20 344 3155
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Attila
7 min walk. Jelen Bistro is a neighbor to Corvintető in Blaha Lujza Square. This spot born from a restaurant-p…
Anna
My favourite spot for a nice brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. A restaurant with a great character and…
Peter
Serves great 3 course lunch for less than €5. International food w/some Hungarian & Thai meals w/wide beer,…
7. Jelen Bisztro
7. Jelen Bisztro
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67 local reviews
1 Blaha Lujza tér, VIII. kerület
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+36 20 344 3155
Attila
Attila
7 min walk. Jelen Bistro is a neighbor to Corvintető in Blaha Lujza Square. This spot born from a restaurant-pub fusion is an alternative,…
Anna
Anna
My favourite spot for a nice brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. A restaurant with a great character and international food + a great bar with…
Peter
Peter
Serves great 3 course lunch for less than €5. International food w/some Hungarian & Thai meals w/wide beer, wine & pálinka selection…
8. Paprika Vendéglő
8. Paprika Vendéglő
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131 local reviews
72 Dózsa György út, VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 20 294 7944
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Ildikó
A typical Hungarian restaurant. They serve very good and tasty food. If you want to go there in the evening,…
Zoltan & Robert
One of the best restaurants for eating traditional Hungarian food. It is next to Heroes Square. Nice interior,…
Roberto
$$$ If you are around Heroes Square, for sure pay a visit to this typical hungarian food restaurant, but be…
8. Paprika Vendéglő
8. Paprika Vendéglő
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131 local reviews
72 Dózsa György út, VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 20 294 7944
Ildikó
Ildikó
A typical Hungarian restaurant. They serve very good and tasty food. If you want to go there in the evening, you need to reserve a table…
Zoltan & Robert
Zoltan & Robert
One of the best restaurants for eating traditional Hungarian food. It is next to Heroes Square. Nice interior, huge portions and reasonable…
Roberto
Roberto
$$$ If you are around Heroes Square, for sure pay a visit to this typical hungarian food restaurant, but be aware better book in advance,…
9. WestEnd City Center
9. WestEnd City Center
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511 local reviews
Váci út, VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 238 7777
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Edina
The shopping mall is open every day from 8 am to 11 pm. On Cinema City WestEnd’s 14 screens you can see a wide…
Peter
WestEnd City Center is the busiest and most popular mall in downtown Budapest. The shopping centre is found in…
Levente
If you need to buy something, here's where you'll find it. WestEnd City Center is one of the largest and most…
9. WestEnd City Center
9. WestEnd City Center
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511 local reviews
Váci út, VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 238 7777
Edina
Edina
The shopping mall is open every day from 8 am to 11 pm. On Cinema City WestEnd’s 14 screens you can see a wide selection of films including…
Peter
Peter
WestEnd City Center is the busiest and most popular mall in downtown Budapest. The shopping centre is found in one of the major traffic hubs…
Levente
Levente
If you need to buy something, here's where you'll find it. WestEnd City Center is one of the largest and most popular shopping centers in…
10. Sir Lancelot
10. Sir Lancelot
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69 local reviews
14 Podmaniczky u., VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 1 302 4456
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Gabor
Absolutely brilliant place with enormous portions of food and great beer. Great staff in fabulous costumes…
Magdolna
Absolutely brilliant place with enormous portions of food and great beer. Great staff in fabulous costumes…
Hila
Absolutely brilliant place with enormous portions of food and great beer. Great staff in fabulous costumes…
10. Sir Lancelot
10. Sir Lancelot
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69 local reviews
14 Podmaniczky u., VI. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 1 302 4456
Gabor
Gabor
Absolutely brilliant place with enormous portions of food and great beer. Great staff in fabulous costumes. Would recommend coming in…
Magdolna
Magdolna
Absolutely brilliant place with enormous portions of food and great beer. Great staff in fabulous costumes. Would recommend coming in…
Hila
Hila
Absolutely brilliant place with enormous portions of food and great beer. Great staff in fabulous costumes. Would recommend coming in…
11. Szimpla Kert
11. Szimpla Kert
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843 local reviews
14 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 20 261 8669
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Zoltan
Once was a residential building, it's one of the first ruin bars of Budapest, located in a small street, which…
Kati
The oldest and most popular ruin pub in Budapest. It's packed almost every night, and will give you an instant…
Laura
The first and most famous ruin pub!!! We normally go during the day when it is nice to walk around and have a…
11. Szimpla Kert
11. Szimpla Kert
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843 local reviews
14 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 20 261 8669
Zoltan
Zoltan
Once was a residential building, it's one of the first ruin bars of Budapest, located in a small street, which probably has the highest…
Kati
Kati
The oldest and most popular ruin pub in Budapest. It's packed almost every night, and will give you an instant picture of why ruin pubs are…
Laura
Laura
The first and most famous ruin pub!!! We normally go during the day when it is nice to walk around and have a drink, in the evenings it is…
12. Bock Bisztró
12. Bock Bisztró
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82 local reviews
43-49 Erzsébet krt., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 1 321 0340
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Clayton
This restaurant was featured on the show Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. It did not look good to us, as it…
Zsuzsanna
After trying this place with a friend, we can report that it was very nice and very Hungarian. The service was…
Robert
A famous Hungarian wine producers' place. Traditional Hungarian food with high quality ingredients cooked and…
12. Bock Bisztró
12. Bock Bisztró
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82 local reviews
43-49 Erzsébet krt., VII. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 1 321 0340
Clayton
Clayton
This restaurant was featured on the show Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. It did not look good to us, as it featured very odd foods that…
Zsuzsanna
Zsuzsanna
After trying this place with a friend, we can report that it was very nice and very Hungarian. The service was better than the average…
Robert
Robert
A famous Hungarian wine producers' place. Traditional Hungarian food with high quality ingredients cooked and served in a modern way. Don't…