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Cafe Alibi

Egyetem ter 4., Budapest 1053, Hungary (Belváros-Lipótváros)
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Ranked #204 of 1,645 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: International, Café
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Belváros-Lipótváros
Description: A charming little Café in the very heart of Budapest since 2000. Have been selected to the best coffeehouse in Hungary in 2005! Breakfast, Lunch, great coffee, cakes and friendly service. Worth to visit.
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86% Recommend
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English first
Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went to Cafe Alibi with my boyfriend to have a late breakfast. We both ordered the Continental breakfast which was simple, but served its purpose very well. The atmosphere in Cafe Alibi was really nice and the service was friendly. The food and especially the Cafe Latte that I ordered was beautifully presented. The waiter had drawn a lion... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Prices in restaurants are very reasonable in Budapest and this cafe really serves perfect dishes for a good price. The deserts come from a ice salon next door and are very creative. Personnel is very friendly and professional. Great place!

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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have just been there for lunch menu with my boyfriend. Given the look of the place and the positive feedbacks we were expecting something really good. It turned out that the lunch menu was made of a probably reheated slice of meat and simple beans. Still we did not complain or anything. But it gets worse. As soon as... More

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cafealibi, Tulajdonos at Cafe Alibi, responded to this review

Dear Daniel from Hungary! (under the cover name Clembomb from France) I have contacted you already about your claims of our food quality. You haven't answered, but you have been written this comment under cover name instead. We have sold 20-30 menues that day, and also our staff is conuming the same food. NOONE became sick or felt bad. You... More

Athlone, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very good service , coffe,breakfast, very nice friendly waitresses :))) i just love the place .......

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Seaview, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This would be your more 'casual' dining experience and suited us great...I had the cheese and meat sample plate and it was delicious with a sharp cold glass of Cava, Bruce had a chicken Ceasar salad excellent, tall cold glass of beer. We sat outside on a cool evening and enjoyed the fact it was far from the crowded cafe's... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had breakfast here this morning and chose the Alibi breakfast for 2 which included a generous plate of ham, cheese, salad and bread, followed by a fresh croissant each with butter and jam and a glass of champagne and a coffee. Coffee not very hot but have found this is the case everywhere we have been in Budapest. Felt... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a complimentary breakfast included with our apartment package which seemed to be recognised less and less as our week stay progressed. From the start we had coffee, juice and a croissant which we upgraded several times over the following days (at our own cost). By the end we struggled to get a croissant on its own. At this... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The place is at at Egyetem Ter, lots of tables outside with sun shades. This was important as the temperature was over 30 deg C. We took the Alibi breakfast for two, which was just right for two hungry people, Goat Cheese and ham on a large salad bed. Additonally there was a basket of breads, freshly squeezed orange juice... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I actually had to throw my americano away it was so bad. The outside seating looks lovely and I haven't had the food hence the 3 stars.

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast at the Cafe Alibi today with my wife as an alternative to the seemingly overpriced hotel breakfast. We were thrilled with our selection. The Cafe offered covered patio seating and even had misters going keeping the atmosphere very comfortable. I ordered an Americano as well as the bacon and eggs. My wife ordered a Frappe and the eggs... More

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