There is no need to travel to Austria for a plate of great Wiener Schnitzel. Check out these 10 restaurants (6 in Budapest and 4 in the countryside) where they perfected the delicate act of frying a big piece of breaded meat.

Wiener Schnitzel (meaning Viennese cutlet) is a type of schnitzel made of a thin, breaded, pan-fried veal cutlet. A schnitzel is a thin slice of meat fried in fat. It is one of the best-known specialities of Viennese cuisine, and one of the national dishes of Austria and its national food.

Even though it comes from Austria, we kind of consider it our own too. In Hungary, there is rarely a table at lunch on a Sunday without a big bowl of chicken soup and a huge plate of Wiener Schnitzel. Hungarians love all things fried, but a huge slice of chicken breast seems to be their favourite. In Hungary, we do not really use many different types of meat for our Wiener Schnitzel. The most popular choice among Hungarians is chicken, closely followed by pork.

Let’s look at the best places to try Wiener Schnitzel in Hungary.

Considering how often we eat Wiener Schnitzel, you might think that we perfected the way to make it, and you are right. Even though everyone swears that their grandmother makes the best Wiener schnitzel in the world, there are a few restaurants that come pretty close to good old grandma’s cooking. The list was composed by Dining Guide Top100 Étteremkalauz.

In Budapest:

In the countryside:

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Source: www.diningguide.hu; Wikipedia

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