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Cafe Alibi

Egyetem ter 4., Budapest 1053, Hungary (Belváros-Lipótváros)
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Ranked #240 of 1,667 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The menu was small, but includes options for everyone - duck, fish, beef, pork, vegetables and chicken. I would rather have it this way than a large menu with uneven selections. I had the salmon with vegetables and my husband had the duck with pears. The salmon was cooked perfectly, and the vegetables were delicious. The duck was good also,... More

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66 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stopped in the square and ordered two beers. They took at least 15 minutes to arrive. When they did arrive they had not much head and were pretty flat. Other patrons looked unhappy with their choices.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Located on small square with very nice outside setting. The atmosphere in the quiet summer morning is so pleasant. We had breakfast there every morning. Service is fast and good, breakfast menu is fine, includes continental options and local style omelette. Good value for money.

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Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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
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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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34 helpful votes 34 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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