"Carnivore's paradise": Hungarian cuisine

If you like meat, this is paradise here. Hungarian local cuisine is characterized by a heavy emphasis on meat, often paired with seasonal vegetables, and the taste is somewhat similar to Chinese stewed dishes. The most famous Hungarian specialty dishes are Gulyás (potato beef soup), Halászlé (fish soup), Töltött paprika (stuffed peppers), Palacsinta (pancakes), and Dobos torta (five-layer chocolate-flavored cake).

Nagyi Palacsintázója Pancake Shop

It is a nationwide chain pancake shop with a growing scale. You have the chance to taste the Hungarian flavor there, and it will definitely surprise you with its great quality and affordable price. Palacsinta is a type of pancake similar to the most common crepe/pancake on the street. In addition to traditional chocolate-flavored pancakes, this shop also offers sweet and savory styles of pancakes.
Menza is the most famous Hungarian restaurant, highly praised by locals and tourists. They also offer a cheap daily lunch menu on weekdays. If you want to taste simple and exquisite Hungarian cuisine and plan to have a good meal here, make sure to make a reservation in advance.

Paprika Vendéglő - Red Pepper Restaurant

It is a restaurant with rich Hungarian characteristics. The decoration is very exquisite: retro wooden tables and chairs, Hungarian-style tablecloths and tableware make you feel like you are in a castle. In addition to delicious potato beef soup, Hungarian-style fish soup and various other main dishes are also good choices. The beef soup is served in a hanging pot, with a large portion, and comes with fresh sliced bread.

Central Market Hall in Budapest

After the new Metro is opened, it is very convenient to reach. Inside, there are a lot of Hungarian souvenirs for sale, such as postcards, foie gras, Tokaji wine, cured ham, red peppers, dolls, etc. There are also common items like mugs, clothes, keychains, magnets, etc. If you get tired of shopping, you can also have some stewed beef, beef soup, or regular pizza at the snack stalls on the 2nd floor. It is a place to discover Hungarian specialties and explore Hungarian culture.