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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Nightclub
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“Morrison's 2 is one of the coolest party places in Budapest. This lively pub/club has five dance floors playing 5 different genres, karaoke, an inner courtyard (open year-round), an English-style pub and several bars, offering a wide selection of drinks. Open every night, Morrison's 2 offers cocktail happy hours from 5 pm to 9 pm, for HUF 700. Location: H-1055 Budapest, Szent István krt. 11”
  • 73 locals recommend
Hungarian Restaurant
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“Pozsonyi Kisvendéglő is a popular, no-frills neighborhood restaurant in Budapest specializing in traditional Hungarian fare.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“What is it? Fresh and tasty Turkish food in a relaxed atmosphere. Why go? Budapest’s Turkish influence isn’t just exhibited in its opulent bathhouses, there are plenty of places to taste it, too. Szeráj is inexpensive and quick with stews, salads, side dishes and baklava. Great for any time of the day.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“ne of the main centres of Budapest’s local live-music scene is the Budapest Jazz Club, set in a vintage cinema in District XIII. Often listed among the best venues in renowned magazine, DownBeat, the BJC has seen Ravi Coltrane, Stacey Kent, Joshua Redman and Lonnie Smith grace its stage. The club also gives a platform to young talent, hosts several of Hungary’s main jazz events and its friendly café and restaurant are a great place to hang out before a concert.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The huge windows of the café and restaurant look on the Danube-bank and Szent István Park, and they also have a terrace which is the ideal place for eating an ice cream sundae during the summer. They offer quality food, whether we order á la carte or choose from the chef’s offers, yet the emphasis is on the confectionery selection which is presented in a giant cooling counter.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“There are so many great restaurant in Budapest served wonderful cuisine from Western, Chinese and traditional Hungarian cuisine. However, if you only have limited time to visit Budapest and looking to try for local Hungarian food, be sure to include Kiskakukk étterem into your Budapest food bucket list. Kiskakukk étterem was founded in 1913 with more than 100 years of history, it is quite elegant and airy restaurant with great cuisine and friendly staff.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Sarki Fűszeres is a tiny café and specialty store in Újlipótváros, an adorable, under-the-radar middle-class neighborhood. Try to go here for breakfast during the warm-weather months, when the outdoor terrace has opened. It's situated under a canopy of greens. The breakfast offerings include expertly prepared ham & eggs (€5), frankfurters (€5), and meat and cheese platters (€5). Inside, they sell high-end charcuterie, cheese, olives, and other specialty food products.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“The walls of the restaurant are covered by more than one hundred years old newspapers, posters, typewriters, café equipments. You can find here distinguished wines from all over the country. Every night live music for the dinner.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great place for Breakfast and Lunch. If possible contact them via email or phone to make a reservation or expect to wait. It is always busy, especially on the weekends. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
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“Oriental Soup House is a hopping Vietnamese restaurant in Újlipótváros, a residential neighborhood a bit outside the city center. As soon as you enter, you'll notice the Asian cooks scurrying behind the open kitchen, always a good sign for a Vietnamese restaurant. The menu features 11 types of soups, of which the traditional beef pho (pho bo; €6) with a gleaming, flavorful broth is among the best I've had in Budapest, especially if you get it with thinly sliced tenderloins that quickly cook through in the steaming broth. The bun cha, grilled pork patties with springy rice noodles and a profusion of fresh herbs and vegetables, is wonderfully refreshing (€6). Round out your meal with a Vietnamese chè dessert (€3), which is a luscious tapioca pudding with mango and pomegranate seeds. Oriental Soup House is wildly popular, so try booking in advance. (If you don't, you may have to sit at one of the long communal tables in the middle of the space on backless wooden stools.) After your meal, roam around the neighborhood, known for its modernist buildings from the 1930s and 1940s, especially those along Pozsonyi Road, the main artery of the area. Note that Oriental Soup House has another location in downtown, but this one draws more locals.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You want a special place, special dishes, kind waiters: that's the place. A mix of culture create a tasting experience, bringing you to discover new lands....”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place advertises itself as a street food restaurant during the day and regular restaurant with fine wine and candle lit dinners in the evenings.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
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“My favourite restaurant in the area. Great quality food, funny descriptions of the meals, lots of Belgian draught beer. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Buffet
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“You can consume as much food as you want from the counter. Grab a plate and pick your choice! At the grill bar, you can choose from a wide variety of raw meats, which will be prepaired by the cook for You. Traditional Hungarian Folk music & dance evenings with all inclusive buffet!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Café
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“A great place for lunch, brunch or breakfast. Great coffee, good wifi and is pet friendly ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Office
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“I love original Italian food, the owner is Italian, so the quality is guaranteed.”
  • 10 locals recommend