Kandalló Pub

Part burger joint, part craft beer bar, part sports bar, Kandalló is a wildly popular place in Budapest's Jewish Quarter. The burgers here are among the best you'll find in Budapest, although I'd prefer the buns to be smaller and squishier. All patties are made with Angus beef.

Of the 13 burger options, I recommend that you stick to the classic cheeseburger (€9) as the others aren’t so much improvements as variations made with different sauces and non-traditional burger ingredients. If you're looking to splurge, try the grilled foie gras-studded "Kandalló" burger for €15—it comes in a light brioche bun and the luscious goose liver does shine through every bite. There's also a vegetarian option with goat cheese and a vegan version using a chickpea patty. More than a dozen local craft beers are available on draft.

Note that on Sunday evenings Kandalló screens NFL games. Advance booking is a must if you want to join the throngs of local American football fans.

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