The Budataste Food passport is not a guided tour. It is a self guided food tasting experience around Budapest. You receive a conveniently sized book with a fold out map and descriptions to the 25 best places in Budapest for great Hungarian food. You have 6 tasting vouchers to use at any of these locations to sample special Budataste menus that we have prepared with these 25 locations. You can use 1 voucher per location for the special menu. These are tasting sized menus to sample great Hungarian flavors. From tasting sized portion of amazing goulash to tasting sized portions of Hungarian wines or cheese.
Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.
Yes. IDs will be checked, even if you purchase the no-beer ticket. The establishments that we visit will only allow those 21 and above because of the law.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.
Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.
We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a good chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.
The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.
All locations are wheelchair accessible. For guests that are hard of hearing, a written script of the narration will be available at the ticket office upon request.
At this time, we do not offer tours in any other languages except English.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).
You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing gloves. If it looks like rain we can provide you with a plastic rain poncho.