Located inside the tourist-heavy Gozsdu Courtyard, Spíler is one of the most popular restaurants within Budapest's buzzing Jewish Quarter. The massive space features three highly-Instagrammable dining rooms that operate at capacity most evenings. The menu comprises reliably made international staples — think nachos, wings, burgers — and also traditional a few Hungarian classics such as goulash and roast sausages. Local wines, and almost thirty kinds of bottled craft beers are available to pair. With most dishes €12-17, prices are not unreasonable for this prime location.

Tangentially related to Spíler is the fact that its owner, a successful Budapest restaurateur, was publicly accused of gaining unfair commercial advantage over other restaurants using political connections. This doesn’t lessen Spíler’s merits as a restaurant, but something to keep in mind as you decide where to spend your money.

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