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Firkasz

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
+36 1 450 1118
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“goose leg” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Tatra utca 18., Budapest 1136, Hungary
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Nice and Warm atmosphere in this “tipical” Hungarian Restaurant. We tried it at lunch, when, they have a double selection of menu....A LA CARTE AND BUFFET. We went for a la carte, they do have a selection of hungarian dishes and continental; the avarage of...More

Thank Paolofrally1980
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Daer Mr. Paolofrally1980, A bit about pricing: we work on 60 percent of Western European prices and our costs are almost equal. So, we try to give higher quality. We hope to welcome you back again as our guest in your next visit to Budapest....More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The place looks awesome from the outside, so I planned weeks before to visit this place and what a dissapointment. -Very noisy, the piano music was too loud - we couldn't hear each other -We asked the waiter to recommend some wines to our food...More

1  Thank prutyi
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Dear Prutyi, Please help me! Write me the exact time when you visited our restaurant. Thank you for your helping. (andras60@hotmail.com) Sincerely, Dr. Andras REVAY co-owner

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We visited on recommendation from the Lonely Planet guide and what a lovely authentic Hungarian restaurant , lovely decor , friendly staff and a fabulous piano and accordion player to provide the live music . The food is real traditional Hungarian fare , and excellent...More

1  Thank BeachbabeDerby
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Dear Mrs. BeachbabeDerby, 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 19 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, excellent service and by far the best atmosphere with the live music. I really recommend the place!!!!More

Thank alma h
ownerrest, Owner at Firkasz, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear Ms.Alma H, Thank you for choosing Firkasz in Budapest. We are happy, reading that you have such a good memories of 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 29 December 2017 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 31 December 2017

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 28 December 2017 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 31 December 2017

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 22 December 2017

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 24 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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 19 December 2017

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 19 December 2017

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 6 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

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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
USD 10 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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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