If you are looking for a truly local, no-frills Hungarian restaurant, do yourself a favour and go to Frici Papa!
It is one of the last remaining eateries in Budapest, serving Hungarian classics at extremely reasonable prices (even by local standards).
Because the word got out, lots of tourists visit this place as well nowadays, but trust us, it’s worth the wait!

Kisharang Étkezde is a true gem in the heart of Budapest, a family-run restaurant with a very friendly service and hearty traditional food. Great place if you’re around the St. Stephen’s Basilica!