You do not even have to leave Budapest if you want to taste different flavours of the world. You can explore almost every country’s cuisine in the Hungarian capital. In the previous part, we showed you the best Greek, American, and Chinese restaurants. This time, travel with us to Japan, Italy, or even Mexico. Discover the best international restaurants in Budapest!
Sachi Okuyama’s Restaurant is located in Óbuda. They share little information about themselves, probably because of Okuyama’s humble nature. However, you can find them on every Japanese restaurant list. Okuyama learned the skills of sushi making when he was only 12 years old.
Okuyama uses the best ingredients for every dish.
He had also worked at Hilton before opening his own restaurant. He imports the fish from abroad by plane. The restaurant offers all kinds of food and drink specialities present in the Japanese cuisine.
Komachi Bistro is located in Kertész Street, in the 7th district. Komuchi offers Japanese dishes at a cheap price.
Ramen, tonkatsu, curry, and donburi are all waiting for hungry guests.
They also have permanent and seasonal dishes on their menu. Anyone visiting should be aware of the opening hours as the bistro only operates 5 days a week.
This traditional Italian restaurant is located at the heart of Budapest. They fuse traditional and unique methods and flavours. Chef Rosaria also prepares dishes based on her own recipe collection. Rare mushroom and fresh fish specialties enchant guests.
Pomo D’oro was the first in Hungary to receive the patronage board of the Italian Chefs’ Association. Italian melodies and a huge selection of wines complete the exprience. No wonder that Trattoria Pomo D’Oro is one of the most popular international restaurants in Budapest.
Caffé GianMario can be found in the 6th district of Budapest. It is home to delicious pastas and pizzas, and even breakfast is available. It is worth booking a table in advance because it is almost always full of tourists, local Italians, and Hungarians. The family restaurant is run by Italians. If you want to expereince the original Italian small-town atmosphere, this is the place for you!
The Iguana Bar & Grill in the 5th district serves authentic Mexican cuisine. Operating since 1997, Iguan specialises in fajitas, enchiladas, chimichanga, and chorizo.
If you are not hungry yet, head first to the bar for an aperitif.
Enjoy your time with your friends while savouring the best margaritas, mojitos, and tequila shots accompanied with nachos and guacamole. The bar also holds one of Europe’s largest Cinco de Mayo events in May. A truly inimitable Mexican fiesta atmosphere awaits you.
Even though the tortillas are always fresh and handmade, you do not have to wait a lot to be served. You can find Gringos Amigos in several places in the Hungarian capital. You can order a variety of dishes in vegetarian or gluten-free versions. Their seasoning is similar to the authentic Mexican flavours. You can try burrito, quasedilla, and, of course, tacos. Since you can customise your order, it is a good idea to come back again and try different flavours each time. You are guaranteed not to get bored.