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Firkasz

) #256 of 2,537 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
+36 1 450 1118
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“goose leg” (8 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Like many other reviewers we were recommended to this restaurant by our Gate 1 tour guide. Unlike some others though I found the evening to be enjoyable and the food to be a good standard. The pianist interacted with our table all night making it...More

Thank HiHoAway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by Viking rep at hotel. Food was excellent, as was the beer and wine. Staff spoke English and a piano player made a good ambient atmosphere with well known tunes

Thank Mike S
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Mike S, Thank you for choosing our restaurant. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not far from the river this small restaurant served authentic dishes. The food was well presented and cooked. In addition live music added to the ambiance

Thank dave m
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Dave M, Thank you for your review, your opinion is very valuable to us. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place on the recommendation of our Gate 1 guide, and it did not disappoint. Two of our friends had been to Firkasz the night before and enjoyed the food. It was a little bit of a walk from the Hilton in the...More

Thank teachertraveller17
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Teachertraveller17, Thank you for choosing our restaurant and for the time kindly spent in writing your nice review. We are glad you could appreciate our high standard service and the typical taste of our meals. We hope to welcome you back again as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by the Viking rep at the nearby Hilton Hotel as with other reviewers. Located a little off the beaten track but easy enough to find we found the little restaurant charming, live music, good staple food though not exotic,...More

Thank HKR750
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear HKR750, Thank you for choosing our restaurant and for the time kindly spent in writing your nice review. We are glad you could appreciate our high standard service and the typical taste of our meals. We hope to welcome you back again as our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is not exactly in the most interesting or visited streets of Budapest but it's worth an extra few minutes walk. I knew it from my previous visit to Budapest, I was very satisfied with the experience then and the same was this time....More

Thank Bruno_Croatia
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bruno_Croatia, We are happy to read you were satisfied in our restaurant. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying at the Hilton on the Pest side of the Danube, and were recommended (like so many others on here) by the Viking staff at the hotel to try this restaurant. It was close to where we were staying and,...More

Thank IPR2016
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear IPR2016, We are extremely disappointed to read that you had such a bad experience. I apologize for the inconvenience, the bespectacled waiter von't receive his part of service charge in this month. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by the Viking rep at the Budapest City Hilton when we requested an authentic Hungarian meal. The food was very good but it was disconcerting when we realized all the other parties were tourists likely from Viking. I would recommend the...More

Thank Hank V
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Hank V, Thank you for taking the time to write your impression. We are popular among the guests of Viking and always try to give the best. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it's supposed to be traditional we were all tourists inside. However, the food and the service were very good.More

Thank Vivy A
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vivy A, We really are a traditional Hungarian restaurant, therefore popular among tourists. We are glad you could appreciate our high standard service and the typical taste of our meals. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com)...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

This was recommended by a local, Hilton, and Viking. We found it charming with very good service excellent Veal Paprika, Chicken Paprika and Goulash our wine was good the servings generous. We saw neighboring tables served a dish with meat portion the size of a...More

Thank Mayo G
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mayo G, Thank you for choosing our restaurant and for the time kindly spent in writing your nice review. We always try to give the best for the guests. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and...More

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Response from AnBe1986 | Reviewed this property |
You're welcome! You can pay with credit card almost everywhere in Budapest. There are also many change offices that don't charge commission in case you do need some cash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 450 1118
  • E-mail
Description
The name means scribbler in English; referring to journalists. Internationally known artists and writers preferred haunt one, this cozy Hungarian restaurant, where other celebrities are reversed. Every night the famous bar pianist Otto Okros provides the pleasant music for dinner.
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