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Pata Negra - Pest

#185 of 2,454 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
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Kalvin ter 8, Budapest 1091, Hungary
+36 1 215 5616
11:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food great wine !! Go for it the Spanish meatballs are amazing garlic mushrooms and the potatoes in cayenne pepper are a must

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so excited to try this place, me and my parter went last Saturday it was fully booked and it's true it gets packed. We returned the Next day and made sure we had a booking. It was nothing but Disappointing. 1: we ordered meat balls and 1 of them was still raw in the middle and the others... More 

Thank Alejandra G
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was packed when we arrived. With no reservations it was almost impossible to get a table. However we were in twos so it was not difficult to get a space at bar counter. We were lucky someone did not turn up for his/ her reservation so we we prompted moved over. Service was attentive and quick. Menu was... More 

Thank TrailsOfAnne
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

great Spanish tapas restaurant at Kalvin sq, 9th district great location, excellent food, large variety of Hungarian palinkas and Spanish wines, superb service reservation required for dinner; do it even a week early to get in! one of my all time favourite restaurants

Thank Gabr_Docker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Book ahead for dinner. This place needs a reservation and it's pretty easy to do online. The service is great, the food is amazing and wine is killer. Price point is medium to high but really worth it. Chef in the back has really been consistent in preparing great dishes. The menu indicates dishes that are vegetarian, glutton & dairy... More 

Thank Joan and S
Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant, best tapas bar in Budapest. Our tapas dishes arrived quickly,all of them very delicious:try the eggplant filled with cheese and the chirizo boiled in redwine! Prices are ok,for an average person 3 tapas is enough!The service is good although they didn't look after the guests:you have to raise your hand to get a lemonade refill.

Thank Marta S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We called in here as it was near our hotel and provided an easy solution for our teenage children who wanted a change from Hungarian food. Although not served in typical tapas style the food was good and prices reasonable. Happy to recommend to other families.

Thank John S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We emailed this place to try and reserve bit I didn't hear anything back. We arrived at 7pm on a Friday and although there were 3 free tables (though reserved) they said we had to eat at the bar, the table didn't arrive before we left. The bar was fine though. Service is ok, you have to signal them rather... More 

Thank razmill
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I really enjoyed this restaurant. It wasn't expensive at all. The sangria tasted great. The staff were very friendly and the service was good. It is pretty central, a 10 minute walk from the Liberty Bridge (Szabadság híd). There was lots of different tapas to choose from and they all tasted great! One of the best meals I had in... More 

Thank NuaMurf
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

First visit to Budapest and went to this restaurant on a recommendation...and it absolutely did not disappoint!! The food and wine were fantastic and the service was with a smile! Will be extremely hard to beat this on the rest of our visit.

Thank kristilou27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalvin ter 8, Budapest 1091, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 215 5616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?