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Egyetem ter 4., Budapest 1053, Hungary (Belváros-Lipótváros)
+36 1 317 4209
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Ranked #287 of 1,797 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: International, Café
Neighborhood: Belváros-Lipótváros
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A charming little Cafe in the very heart of Budapest since 2000. Have been selected to the best coffeehouse in Hungary in 2005! Breakfast, Lunch, Gourmet kitchen, local specialties. Live piano music from Thrs-Sun. Freshly roasted coffee, cakes and friendly service. Worth to visit.
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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our meal, the service and the jazz pianist so much that we went back for a second time during our visit. This is something we never usually do.

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Cairo, Egypt
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had breakfast in Cafe Alibi twice. It is centrally located; a few steps from Kalvin Ter; easily reached by Blue Metro or trams 47 & 49. I was quite impressed with the quality of service and quality of food. Outdoor seating is very nice watching the world goes by. Prices are quite reasonable. Haven't tried lunch or dinner. Highly recommended... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Desperately looking for a nice breakfast place on a Sunday morning. After spending an hour searching on trip advisor found this place. Nice area, nice and cozy café. They roast their own coffee so there's a delightful roasted coffee smell as you enter. They have two coffee blends available but 2 pages of different coffee types. Breakfast was delicious, had... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Again, if we felt that we were back in time, sitting in this stylish cafe decorated as an old European cafe. Live piano, excellent food with modern twist and the best ingredients. People obviously love what they do, and the result is fabulous!

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Milan, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Hungarian eggs are very good... Better than gerloczy. Staff are great. Good for breakfast and latter on.

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Cruden Bay, Scotland, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Came upon this little gem by accident and we were so glad we did. Very warm, friendly atmosphere with a good buzz about it. Really enjoyed our meal and the ?owner took the time to explain the menu to us which was very helpful. Puddings were especially memorable.

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Criccieth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Tried this place for a quick lunch after reading many good reviews and we weren't disappointed. Such a beautiful little cafe with a great atmosphere in a fantastic location. Very reasonable prices, good service and tasty food! I highly recommend the Goulash here!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Having read all the good recommendations, we decided to visit the place for breakfast. We stepped in by ard. 12 and the waitress told us that there's no breakfast anymore. Which was no problem because we've been clear about the fact that we were late for it. So we'd tell her we'll sit down for a lunch. She immediately said... More 

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venice
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This cute little spot seems to be a favorite with local students. Comfortable and unique setting, great service and good food. Great place to hang out.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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196 reviews 196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This spot quickly became our coffee and dessert stop. They roast their own coffee beans. There is a very relaxed atmosphere which allows you to enjoy your time chatting and to do a bit of people watching. There is a full menu for lunch and dinner.

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Additional Information about Cafe Alibi

Address: Egyetem ter 4., Budapest 1053, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 317 4209
Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Belváros-Lipótváros
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: International, Café

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