Két Szerecsen Bistro
Opened two decades ago, Két Szerecsen is beloved neighborhood restaurant on Nagymező Street, located between Budapest's grand Andrássy Avenue and the Jewish Quarter. The space receives plenty of natural light through oversized windows and there are cozy nooks amid the tightly cramped wooden tables.
Két Szerecsen has an eclectic menu where Moroccan lamb shoulder with couscous, Thai green curry, and Hungarian chicken paprikash appear side-by-side. While these dishes have been fine-tuned over the years, they're far from fine dining-caliber. I prefer to come here for breakfast; the Viennese breakfast, the eggs Benedict, and the sizable mushroom omelet are all on point. Advance booking is recommended.