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Kacsa Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Fo utca 75, Budapest 1027, Hungary
+36 1 201 9992
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (241 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (9 reviews)
“strudel” (20 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fo utca 75, Budapest 1027, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday

We actually loved Kasca so much we ate there twice in four days. If you think Hungarian food is limited to goulash, Kasca will be a very pleasant surprise. Excellent service,delicious food and traditional music. We had four different entrees off the three course menu...More

2  Thank Stan J
kacsa1027, Vezető at Kacsa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear "Stan J" Thank you for your wonderful comment. This is lovely to hear and we will be sure to share this with all of our staff. See you next time if you are in Budapest! Best regards, Tibor Antal Manager

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the decor, atmosphere and the live music. Great local food and friendly staff. Highly recommended

1  Thank Minuelle P
Reviewed 4 days ago

A few blocks fromour accomodations, Kasca turned out to be a very nice dining experience. We might have been a little under-dressed, wearing our tourist “walk-about” clothes from the day, but they invited us right in. Choosing Hungarian wines to start, we had a cheese...More

3  Thank Curtis S
kacsa1027, Vezető at Kacsa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear "Curtis S" Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent experience at Kacsa Restaurant. Our place is definitely good for couples to come and enjoy local food and wine with live music. We hope you will come and visit us again!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I travel a lot and love to have a local (traditional) dining experience, Kacsa did not disappoint! This charming little place felt like it was removed from time. Our food was wonderful, we had chicken paprika, venison, and of course we had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This dinner was a highlight of our four days in Budapest. Kacsa is a small, beautifully appointed, Buda-side restaurant. We chose the pre fix three-course dinner with wine, at roughly 10,000 florints per person (about $36 pp). The starters were very good: a savory duck...More

1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opposite side of the Danube to the parliament building we had great views on the way to the restaurant. Food was great and service attentive. Catered to my girlfriends need for gluten free food with a really useful allergy sheet that showed what she could...More

3  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here as recommended by our hotel and our evening was delightful. Our waiter suggested starting with a lovely Hungarian sparkling wine. My husband decided on the Crispy Duck on the price fix menu with drinks. His duck was delicious! I had my...More

3  Thank marthatravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Kacsa for dinner on our last evening In Budapest. The atmosphere was fun and lively. The violinist and pianist were excellent and played songs that we requested. The crispy duck with cabbage and onion potato, mushroom soup, chicken Paprikás with dumplings were delicious....More

4  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb and attentive service combined with a superb live violinist and pianist made for a very enjoyable evening. Conveniently located restaurant on the level and next to the river.

3  Thank Alistair D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, really fun athmosphere and really nice service. Yes it is mostly a tourist place but it does not take away from how good everything is. Really good!

3  Thank Yan S
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Questions & Answers
Mary C
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Lilastrail | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Debbie above. I don’t think there is a specific season for duck, rather it’s always available in certain restaurants. There is however a slight difference in texture of fresh and frozen duck Breast, but I think... More
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Harlan S | Reviewed this property |
Ala carte, starters around $10 and main around $25. Food is worth what you pay for and the gypsy violin fantastic.
April 5, 2017|
Response from kacsa1027 | Property representative |
Yes. Amex,Visa and Mastercard. Best regards, Tibor Antal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fo utca 75, Budapest 1027, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 9992
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The 'Kacsa' (Duck) Restaurant is situated in Buda in the heart of Vizivaros spreading at the feet of Castle Hill on the corner of Fo and Kacsa streets. Vizivaros (Watertown) ows its name to being part of the strategic waterways in the Roman times with its vivid harbour and bustling commerce.It still preserves the atmosphere of the old times with narrow alleyways in many places. The restaurant having been in operation for more than fifty years is established in one of these tarnished buildings. In 1987 it was the first restaurant in private ownership in Budapest. We offer typical Hungarian dishes beside the main specialities of the restaurant,the famous duck meals,which are served with an excellent selection of wine exclusively originating from Hungarian wine-cellars. 70 Different courses can be found on the menu from cold starters to desserts,among which 9 are duck specialities. Live gipsy music provides a memorable experience every night together with the intimacy of the dinner. The kind and friendly staff, the beautiful cover,live music and the elegant setting create a splendid atmosphere for consuming a family, a romantic or a business dinner as well as a meal with your friends. Visit our restaurant and make sure in person that it is not by chance that this restaurant is listed to be as one of the best of Fine Dining Restaurants.
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