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Firkasz

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
+36 1 450 1118
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cabbage rolls” (5 reviews)
“goose leg” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM 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 275 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

After my first visit 6 years ago I returned to this restaurant this evening to see if anything had changed. Let me assure potential clients it MUST be avoided for the principal reason that one is always over charged for very mediocre food. A Unicum,...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice service. Great feel to it. Wonderful food. Had very helpful staff. Everyone was very attentive to our needs and helpful with suggestions.More

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

Daer Mr. Russ K, 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 to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint, olde worlde setting Good, friendly service and good range of traditional Hungarian food (plus some "safe" Euro dishes.) Tried the Hungarian hors d'oeuvres and veal paprikash while my wife enjoyed a cheese and ham starter with beef medallions, Hungarian style. We thought it good...More

Thank Keith L
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Keith L, We are happy, reading that you have such a good memory of our restaurant. We always try to give the best to the guests. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several blocks walk from Tram 4-6, but you’ll meet people walking their dogs. The restaurant is decorated with antiques and photos. The waitstaff is attentive and helpful on menu suggestions. We ordered steak and perch off the entrees, there is also a three course menu,...More

Thank TravelwithCarol2017
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear TravelwithCarol2017, Thank you for choosing Firkasz in Budapest. We are happy to read you were satisfied in our restaurant. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants that I tried in Budapest. The portions were big and the service was friendly in a gruff way. The food was excellent. Loved the atmosphere. Actually went back the next night cos we liked it so much. Pianist could be...More

Thank Han A
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Han A, 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 to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive, not friendly, you will pay even if you have not eaten your food at all. I do NOT recommend this restaurant for tourists. Big mistake for us.More

Thank Iosif D
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Iosif D, We received the following review together with yours, on the same day. I have no more comment: One of the best restaurants that I tried in Budapest. The portions were big and the service was friendly in a gruff way. The food...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Recommended by our Gate 1 hostess - staying at the Hilton West End so an easy walk. I had veal paprishka my partner had cabbage rolls. Both were delicious. Started with the traditional Hungarian sampler appetizer. Outstanding. Live music rounded out the night. After dinner...More

Thank BuckeyeMJ
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Buckeye MJ, 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 to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free....More

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by our hotel-Hilton. Within walking distance from hotel. Rather small restaurant so may want to make reservations. We are there twice since we wanted Hungarian food,not pizza, Greek American or Chinese Good size portions and tasty. Hungarian goulash nothing like what...More

Thank Barbara P
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Ms. Barbara P, Thank you for choosing Firkasz in Budapest. We hope you’ll return soon. Please write to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 17 June 2018

An enjoyable time listening to live music while eating good food. The atmosphere was friendly with people singing along & clapping the musician. There is a second room for anyone wanting a quitter atmosphere.

Thank Joli N
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Joli N, We are happy, reading that you have such a good memory of our restaurant. Please write to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Pleasant neighborhood restaurant; we had a fine dining experience. I had a generous portion of Wiener Schnitzel, my wife had the fish soup and our friends tried the fried carp. The food is fresh well-prepared and the service is excellent. 15% service charge is automatically...More

1  Thank Mrozek
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Mr. Mrozek, We are glad you could appreciate the typical taste of our meals. We hope to welcome you back again as our guest on your next visit to Budapest. Please write to me before you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink...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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • 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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