It would be in vain to deny that pizza is one of the (if not THE) most popular foods. Doesn’t matter if you prefer the classics or the extravagant ones with, for example, chocolate topping, just the thought of it will make you drool. Funzine.hu has collected the best places in Budapest worth visiting if you’re hungry (or even if you’re not).
Here: 1075 Madách Imre út 5
Hours: Tue-Thu: 12:00-24:00, Fri-Sun: 12:00-02:00
Looking for Neapolitan-style pizza? Check out Igen! The key to their fine pizzas is the simplicity. There are a lot of bars in the area, so people often visit Igen, while out for a drink. The pizza is good, the atmosphere is friendly, despite the restaurant being tiny.
Here: 1065 Hajós u. 13
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00-22:00, Sat: 11:00-22:00
Mediterranean food at a reasonable price, comfortable and friendly atmosphere, fast service despite it not being a fast food restaurant, and delicious pizzas. This is A Presto. If you happen to wander around the Opera House, check out their meals. The pizzas cost usually 3.5-6 euros.
Pink Cadillac California
Here: 1092 Ráday u. 22
Hours: Mon-Sat: 11:30-23:30, Sun: 11:30-22:00
As Woody Allen once said: “Pizza is a lot like sex. When it’s good, it’s really good. When it’s bad, it’s still pretty good.” Our friends at Pink Cadillac California are doing their best so that their pizza is really good, but they focus on other meals as well, providing daily menus. Plus, they also do delivery service!
Here: in the backyard of Impostor, 1054 Szabadság tér 17
You can always trust the crew of Digó working busily and with devotion in the yard of Impostor. You can grab a bite of their Neapolitan-style pizza, which is baked for just 90 seconds in a furnace heated up to 480 degrees so that each pizza is baked perfectly. Do you want something even more special? Well, here you go: the tomatoes are from the Vesuvius, while the Buffalo mozzarella from Campania.
Here: 1152 Fő út 39
Hours: Mon-Fri: 11:30-21:00, Sat: 11:30-16:00
Some say that the pizza at Kemencés is almost as good as at Igen. The pizza here is baked in a Neapolitan-Hungarian style furnace, built by the owner himself. The dough is thin, the crust is crunchy and the mozzarella is especially delicious. The place in itself isn’t fancy or big, it’s simple and makes you feel comfortable, knowing that you’ll get your food very quickly.
Here: 1092 Lónyay u. 9
Hours: Mon-Fri: 11:00-21:00, Sat: 11:00-16:00, Sun: 17:00-21:00
Manufaktúra serves one of the best Roman style pizzas in Budapest. Most of the ingredients are from Italy, and if you’re wondering what their pizzas taste like… well, like Heaven. The crust is crunchy, the dough is spread thin and the sour cream base is surprisingly tasty. They serve about 30 kinds of pizzas, but if you’re indecisive, the staff will help you choose one to your liking.
Perfetto Italian Kitchen
Here: 1061 Bajcsi-Zsilinszky út 9 and 1053 Kecskeméti u. 8
Hours: Mon-Wed: 12:00-22:00, Thu-Sun: 12:00-23:00
If you’re in the mood for a tasty pizza, pasta or a fresh salad, you can pop by the Perfetto Italian Kitchen, which has two restaurants in the city centre. We recommend you the Perfettos because of their juicy lemonades and daily menus, which will surely make your tummy happy!
Trattoria Pomo D’Oro
Here: 1051 Arany János u. 9
Hours: all week: 12:00-24:00
Trattoria Pomo D’Oro awaits you with thin pizzas, baked in furnaces, 150 kinds of Italian wines, delicatessen, an open kitchen, Italian breakfast, lunch menus, romantic dinners. The professionalism you’ll meet there is excellent, along with the impeccable ingredients, mood and flavours. You will be humming Italian songs for days, craving for their pizza.