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Firkasz

) #273 of 2,511 Restaurants in Budapest €€ - €€€ European, Eastern European,
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
+36 1 450 1118
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“goose leg” (8 reviews)
“pike perch” (3 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 225 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Vivy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hilton Westend concierge recommended this place as offering good local fare at a reasonable price. A group of six of us arrived to find the restaurant full of fellow cruise travellers, but as we had been booked in by the Hilton, there was a...More

Thank lidibus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally real down to earth Hungarian restaurant...sort of like eating at your Aunt's place if she were Hungarian and her husband played folk songs of old Budapest. It is convenient to the Hilton, not expensive and gives you an idea of old world cooking. The...More

Thank Les M
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr.Les M, Thank you for choosing our restaurant and for the time kindly spent in writing your nice review. We hope to welcome you back again as our guest in your next visit to Budapest. Please write me when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com)...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended by Hilton but a big disappointment. Seemed to want our money but not our custom. Impatient, surly service. Delivered wrong meals but claimed they were what was ordered. More expensive and less quality than other local restaurants. It was apparent that they drew...More

Thank lbubb
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. lbubb, We apologize that you were not satisfied in our restaurant. Do you remember who was your waiter? How did he look like? Please help and write me: andras60@hotmail.com Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came here on our first night in town. We were looking for a traditional Hungarian style restaurant. My wife had the veal paprakash. I had the been medallions and potatoes. Both were very good. Service was and they also had a...More

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

Dear Mr. KEVIN L, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere was authentic. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was very good, specially the pork knuckle. This place is just off the beaten path enough to not be touristy, but close enough to the tourist center that they were able to accommodate us non Hungarian...More

Thank Mo4391
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mo4391, 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in Budapest we were told about this restaurant. So we decided to give it a try for dinner. The restaurant is very clean and well decorated. A accordion player was there during our meal. They have a nice Hungarian menu so we had to...More

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

Dear Mr. lawmanAltaLoma, 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 when you come next time (andras60@hotmail.com) and your welcome drink is free. Sincerely,...More

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Lynne65_10
Can we use visa card?
30 July 2016|
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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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