Hús-hentesáru (Budafoki út)

This neighborhood institution, which opened in 1969, is still mainly a butcher shop but the longest lines form at midday before the steam table containing mounds of freshly made cuts. The atmosphere is part of the charm here: senior neighborhood residents often drop by to pick up whatever they dreamed up to cook that day, while students from the nearby University of Technology wolf down low-priced porcine delicacies.

Although you’re here for the sausages — especially good is the liver sausage — don’t sleep on the tender roasted pork ribs, and the chicken, both the whole grilled birds and breaded cutlets. As do other patrons, order a side of sauerkraut or pickles and start munching away at one of the high-top tables scattered throughout the space. Here, that's a real Budapest lunch experience. Once here, you can find other interesting things to do in this enjoyable Buda neighborhood using the Újbuda guide.

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