Porcellino Grasso Ristorante

Porcellino Grasso is a popular Italian neighborhood restaurant on Rózsadomb, an exclusive residential enclave on the Buda side of Budapest. Accordingly, grand, secluded villas line the streets near the restaurant. Porcellino serves reliable Italian comfort food but there are few truly memorable dishes so it's fitting that most patrons consist of local residents and businesspeople.

Among the better options are the tomato bruschetta (€5), the wood-oven pizzas, and the seafood spaghetti (€15). Given the quiet hillside location, the attentive service staff, and the deep wine list, Porcellino could easily become a sought-after destination for fans of Italian food, but first the kitchen would need to put out more convincing flavors.

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