KNRDY American Steakhouse

KNRDY is an upscale steakhouse in the heart of Budapest’s downtown. The restaurant buys prime-graded and Omaha Angus from the U.S., Wagyu from Australia and Japan, and serves only the best cuts: ribeye/tomahawk, New York strip, filet mignon, and T-bone/porterhouse. If you enjoy the funky flavors of aged meat, KNRDY also offers 50-day dry-aged meats. You can’t really go wrong with anything here—all steaks arrive with a beautifully-browned crust. I enjoyed the intensely flavorful, juicy, and tender Prime Angus ribeye (€60 for 450 grams; 16 oz).

Know before you go that KNRDY's prices can easily run into the euro triple digits, meaning that they're comparable to the most expensive steakhouses around the world. For example, 800 grams (28 oz) of dry-aged, bone-in tomahawk runs €100. If you aren't a fan of beef but somehow ended up here, a couple of seafood and mangalica-based entrees are also available.

While prices and meat selections are comparable between KNRDY and Prime Steak, another high-end steakhouse around the corner from here, KNRDY has a more laid-back ambiance and a slightly broader meat selection (Prime doesn't serve dry-aged meats).