#1: Pomo D'oro — $$$$$
Pomo D'oro is the iconic Italian restaurant of Budapest that somehow managed to sustain high quality food and professional service since 2002.
#2: Ristorante Krizia — $$$$$
Ristorante Krizia is a popular lunch destination for Italians living in Budapest - an Italian restaurant hardly needs a better reference than that.
#3: Fausto’s Ristorante — $$$$$
Fausto’s Ristorante serves, hands down, the finest and most expensive Italian food in Hungary.
#4: Al Dente — $$$$$
Italian chatter is filtering through the open kitchen at Al Dente - too rare and a highly welcome phenomenon for an Italian restaurant.
#5: Caffee GianMario — $$$$$
A charming man in his 60s, wearing a cut wool jacket and a smile on his face that hints of a life well lived, is usually in charge of greeting guests at Caffee GianMario.
#6: TG Italiano — $$$$$
TG Italiano is one of those places you pick when you don't feel like leaving the highly touristed downtown areas but want to avoid the tourist traps.