Head to Tóth Kocsma if you're looking to immerse yourself in everyday Hungarian life. The main appeal of this unpretentious bar, which opened in 1987 and is located in a pricey downtown gallery district, is that it isn't trying to be more than what it is: a no-frills, low-priced bar. Tóth Kocsma is especially popular among groups of middle-aged locals, who tend to fill the tables in the evenings.

Although they've recently expanded their food selections to include Hungarian classics and international pub food, most people still come here mainly for drinks, and the open-faced chicken liver sandwich topped with onions.

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