We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Macska Restaurant

23 Berkocsis u. | 8th District, Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 786 8370
Improve this listing
Ranked #127 of 1,646 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $6
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opening time in summer: Monday to thursday 16-00.Friday: 16-02. Saturday optional. Summer holiday between 28 july-11 august.
Write a Review

60 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Awesome little pub with great vegetarian food and low prices, but I was most impressed with the atmosphere and the sheer friendliness of the staff. Well worth a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very good food for low prices, relatively small sortiment of beer but the ones they have are good. Service was great, food was served quickly. Would recommend a visit, even if your not vegetarian ^^

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

A wonderful little bar with a quaint gallery with cushions and cute sitting areas upstairs- precarious looking but actually really nice. Amazing Hungarian-style veggie/vegan food, especially the soup. Incredibly friendly staff and amazing atmosphere. The only downside is that it's closed on weekends. Also, try the smoked ale. A unique combination of real ales and great veggie food. A must... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Budapest, Hungary
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

An excellent, no frills place. Simple and delicious vegetarian pub food, good local and foreign beers, Hungarian wines, and if you care - pálinka (different local fruit brandy shots). Very friendly stuff at the counter - do not expect table service though. Have been there many times, and once even invited my steak-loving carnivore friend - he was positively surprised... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is vegan hippie food and it is really good. The food is great, the beer is great, the atmosphere is fun and casual. It really reminds me of places in the 1970's in small towns where being real was the most important thing. It's worth the walk out of the tourist area to eat here, but be warned it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leuven, Belgium
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a nice little eatery with a bar popular amongst locals. I think we were one of the few tourists that came here. However the food was good and cheap, even for Hungarian standards.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
West Vancouver
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We walked quite a ways to get there, but it was worth it. Very kind and gentle service, wholesome food, and I agree with the black IPA beer comment, a must in your order! Nothing fancy.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Viborg, Denmark
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We shared a pita plate and had a quesadilla each and really liked it. Great vegetarian pub food which was pretty cheap. The star of the show though, was the black IPA the staff recommended. Even if the food had been bad, I would still have rated them 5 for that alone! (and if the owners read this, I would... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were staying in Budepest Guest Rooms (excellent) and had been recommended a restaurant near to this but we stumbled across the Black Cat by accident. We love a wide range of food and after having lots of meat for a few days in Vienna, we ready to have the delicious meals on offer here. The female staff member explained... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Had a delicious vegetable stew in this cosy establishment. Very friendly bar staff who spoke great English. They explained each dish to us and didn't rush at all even though the kitchen was due to close very soon. Great selection of beers too. We ate upstairs where there are no chairs but lots of comfy cushions. Mind your head if... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Macska Restaurant also viewed

Budapest, Central Hungary
Budapest, Central Hungary
Budapest, Central Hungary
Budapest, Central Hungary

Been to Macska Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Macska Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing