Prime Steak & Wine Budapest
Prime is an upscale steakhouse in downtown Budapest, on par with the top steakhouses around the world, not only in quality, but, unfortunately, also in price. The restaurant serves premium imported meats from the U.S., Australia, and Argentina, including prime-grade Black Angus and Wagyu. While steak in Hungary was never a major part of the diet, you can also try Grey cattle, a native breed.
Prime serves the top cuts: ribeye, porterhouse, and top sirloin. The scaled-down lunch menu has a range of filet mignons. To help you ease into your meal, a selection of more than 200 bottles of top-notch Hungarian wines are also available. The dark interior fittings lend an overly formal ambience to the space but the dim lighting in the evenings makes it more intimate. You can nurse a drink at the cocktail bar if you need to wait for your table.
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