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Firkasz

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
+36 1 450 1118
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“goose leg” (8 reviews)
“cabbage rolls” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a shot on the house as aperetive strong but nice. Grandmothers stock was a great soup. The mangalica pig dish was simply fantastic. I would recomend this place to everybody that comes to Budapest. Its of the beaten path but definitly better then...More

Thank Rein C
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rein C, 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 via mobile

We had limited time before a river cruise and found this authentic and old fashioned restaurant. Had goulash soup. V tasty and was brought relatively quickly. Generally not the fastest or most friendly service but v authentic and even had live musicMore

Thank TravellerDWM
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TravellerDWM, Thank you for choosing Firkasz in Budapest. We're always eager to hear what you liked and how we can improve. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon. Please write me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered this place was within 5 minutes of our hotel so went there and they had a spare table. There was a group of about 20 celebrating a birthday but this did not seem ot slow down service. Staff were efficient and friendly and spoke...More

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

Dear Ms. Glyn W, 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

delicious meats and a nice place, Live music (piano music), fine wine, it's worth trying out. we will return!More

Thank Kis T
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Kis T, Thank you for taking the time to write your impression. We are happy to read you were satisfied in our restaurant. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free....More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

If you want fancy dining you are in the wrong place. If you want authentic Hungarian food, with nice atmosphere you are in the perfect spot. We ordered a menu and there was no problems to make a few changes. The Gulasch soup was very...More

Thank karin b
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Miss Karin B, 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...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Hilton hotel recommended this restaurant to us as only a 5 minute walk from the hotel. Very nice atmosphere greeted by friendly staff. Small menu but well done food. Also tried some very good Hungarian wine at their suggestion. Also enjoyed the live music. Not...More

Thank mikenz2015
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Mr. Mikenz2015, We are happy, reading that you have such a good memories of our restaurant. We always try to give the best for the guests. But New Zealand is very far, we hope you’ll return a day. Please write me before you come...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

A cosy, authentic feel, with attentive staff and good food. Felt just right for a warm and intimate evening. Pity about the crowd of stag night boors who turned up halfway through our meal. These people would have completely spoiled our evening if the staff...More

Thank katefromglasgow
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Dear Katefromglasgow, Thank you for choosing Firkasz in Budapest. We're always eager to hear what you liked and how we can improve. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon. Please write me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is the kind of restaurant you go to if you want a memorable dinner. We had one. The food was delicious and was served by a very friendly and attentive wait staff.More

Thank michael p
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Dear Michael P, Thank you for taking the time to write your impression. We are happy to read you were satisfied in our restaurant. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

First of all, prices are on a signifikant higher level than in other Hungarian restaurants. This would be ok, but food doesn’t meet that level. Good, but only average. Maybe the prices are for the live music...More

Thank jtk1962
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Dear Mr. jtk1962, A bit about pricing: we work on 60 percent of Western European prices and our costs are almost equal. We always try to give the best for the guests. We hope to welcome you back again as our guest in your next...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Recommended by cruise host. Food very good. Good piano music and relaxing atmosphere. Would return again!

Thank T H
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear T H, Thank you for taking the time to write your impression. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 450 1118
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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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