Who's Hungary? 10 Best Places To Eat In Budapest!

places to eat in budapest

Hungry and in Budapest?? Below are our favorite spots in Budapest for pizza, coffee, hummus, traditional Hungarian food, a burger, wine, a beer and of course value for money! Check the list of best places to eat in Budapest and choose your favorite!

1. Marxim

Marxim Pub and Pizzeria - Communist Budapest
Source: Photo by Flickr user Top Budapest used under CC BY 2.0

Pizza and communism. What do they have in common? Nothing! Except when you enter this hole in the wall pizza and Italian joint in Budapest. The walls are covered with communist paraphernalia but don’t let that turn you off. Their pizza is known to be some of the greatest available in Budapest. Head over for some cheap, delicious pizza and to socialize with the locals!


Address: Budapest, Kis Rókus u. 23, 1024 Hungary

Website: Marxim

2. Hummus Bar

Posted by hummusbar on Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Hands down the best hummus I have had in my whole life came from this place. The Hummus Bar does appear modern and a bit trendy, with its slick black and white design, but don’t be fooled. Prices are reasonable and the fare is nothing short of amazing if looking for traditional hummus, falafel, shwarma and the like. Expect to see fellow expats here since the staff is very friendly and speak English. Also don’t be surprised finding yourself coming here multiple days during your trip, it is that good, and with three locations, hard not to be near one!

Hummus Bar

Address: Budapest, Október 6. u. 19, 1051 Hungary

Website: Hummus Bar

3. My Little Melbourne

A long weekend is always a good idea. ☕️ #weekend #butfirstcoffee

Posted by My Little Melbourne Coffee on Sunday, 4 June 2017

Just like trendy places in Melbourne, Australia, this coffee shop raises the bar on coffee quality, and the range of beans in which they sell and use for their espresso. Opening at 7am and staying open until 7pm means you have no reason not to stop by during a long sightseeing day to grab a perfectly blended latte or espresso, a comfortable seat, and relax a bit.

My Little Melbourne

Address: Budapest, Madách Imre út 3, 1075 Hungary

Website: My Little Melbourne (in Hungarian)

4. Oktogon Bisztro

Posted by Gastland Bisztró Oktogon on Monday, 4 May 2015

An all you can eat Hungarian restaurant for under 20 USD per person in the center of Budapest. Need we say more? Choose from their variety of weekday buffets, weekend buffets (which can be a bit more expensive) or special themed buffets on major national holidays. Either way come hungry or get your moneys worth at this exquisite local favorite! This is also a great place to make new friends and meet some locals!

Oktogon Bisztro

Address: Budapest, Teréz krt. 23, 1067 Hungary

Website: Oktogon Bisztro

5. Semmi Extra

Holnap délben nyitnak az éttermeink! Ebéd menüs ajánlatunk nem lesz Pünkösd hétfőn, de minden SEMMI EXTRÁS finomság viszont igen! ;)

Posted by SEMMI EXTRA on Sunday, 4 June 2017

Not your typical burger joint! They have taken a great quality burger, put a 70’s drive in movie theater vibe on their restaurant space, and wallah, have a goldmine. Locals and tourists come together here on movie theater type seats to enjoy their juicy burgers starting at 3 USD! They also have some delicious cocktails on offer as well for reasonable prices, just in case you were thirsty with that burger.

Semmi Extra

Address: Budapest, Bartók Béla út 62, 1114 Hungary

Website: Semmi Extra

6. Vig Sorozo

Posted by Eka Choladze on Thursday, 1 October 2015

Looking for a beer or coffee in the middle of the night? Then look no further than Vig Cafe. Located right near Nyugati Train Station on the main boulevard, this Hungarian local favorite is open 24 hours to please all types of taste buds. Good for a late night chat with friends, a date night at any time, or a place to relax alone with a glass or wine, Vig’s can really suit any situation. Probably why locals love it and tourists are catching on!

Vig Sorozo

Address: Budapest, Ditrói Mór u. 1, 1137 Hungary

Website: Vig Sorozo (in Hungarian)

7. Most

Ha napközben nem volt időd megkóstolni napi finomságaink, este még jöhetsz és választhatsz megújult étlapunkról! If you...

Posted by MOST Kortárs Bisztró on Monday, 22 May 2017

Most made our list because it is a beautiful outdoor bistro in the center of Budapest. The space is great for large groups or families to dine together or drink together. Their menu is varied so you can share some delicious traditional Hungarian food, or some western influenced appetizers and entrees. Prices are reasonable and they have excellent reviews, so head on over with all your friends for a great evening out!


Address: Budapest, Zichy Jenő u. 17, 1066 Hungary

Website: Most (in Hungarian)

8. Espresso Embassy

fotó: https://www.facebook.com/nikolettschreiberfoto/

Posted by Espresso Embassy on Tuesday, 30 May 2017

A cute, small, specialty coffee shop in the center, that is getting a lot of attention for its specialty brews. We love the small, cozy, rustic space that this coffee shop is located in, and love that the staff is one of the best parts of it too!

Espresso Embassy

Address: Arany János utca 15. Budapest, 1051 Hungary

Website: Espresso Embassy (in Hungarian)

9. Bors GasztroBar

Zuhé utàn jöhet egy frenetikus Somlói galuska (De!) leves? Garantáltan bearanyozza az estédet! A mazsola opcionális! 😋 😍

Posted by Bors GasztroBár on Saturday, 13 May 2017

A great place to hangout, grab cheap Hungarian food and live like a local! They are open everyday but be prepared for lines at busy meal times as this place is quite popular among locals. They have traditional Hungarian bean soup, all types of bread and baguettes with lots of meat and cheeses to choose from. It also functions as a bar, with the lead boys working there, bringing customers back time after time for their friendliness! They are known as the best value for money food you can find in Budapest and we highly suggest heading there, even just for a cheap drink!

Bors GasztroBar

Address: Budapest, Kazinczy u. 10, 1075 Hungary

Facebook Page: Bors GasztroBar

10. Onyx

Dinner at the Onyx restaurant in Budapest, Hungary.
Source: Photo by Flickr user julie corsi used under CC BY 2.0

One of Budapest’s top trendy Michelin star restaurants, Onyx serves mostly Hungarian wines, traditional homemade desserts and cuisine that is out of this world. If you are celebrating something special this is a must try for its 5 star service, variety and experience. You will not be disappointed!


Address: Budapest, Vörösmarty tér 7, 1051 Hungary

Website: Onyx

The amazing food doesn’t stop here!

These are just some of our favorites in and around Budapest, but believe us, it was not easy picking only ten! If you are looking for something fun to do or a great place to rest at night, head over to our other articles all about what to do while in Budapest and the best places to stay in Budapest!

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