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Egyetem ter 4., Budapest 1053, Hungary (Belváros-Lipótváros)
+36 1 317 4209
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Ranked #307 of 1,854 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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English first
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My friend reccomend this cosy cafe for the breakfast. I have had the Alibi menu for two with champagne:) the portion was enough and tasty. Alibi also good chocie for lunch too or just a cafe and dessert.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We felt very unwelcome we were seated at a table without a tablecloth with breadcrumbs from previous guests All the other tables were prepared for guests Waitor was unfriendly Food was good though Maybe they do not like foreigners

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We randomly walk in this place, the greetings were nice. We ordered coffee, an espresso with milk and an irish coffee. The espresso was good, excellent taste. My boyfriend didn't like the irish coffee. We are happy that they offer roasted coffeebeans to go, and they grind it for you. The menu looked very nice, I'd like to go back... More 

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Bari
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had New Year's Eve dinner here and we couldn't have chosen better. The dinner was refined, very well-finished, every dish was nicely paired with national and international wines and in the background we had a very enjoyable piano concert. The atmosphere is cosy and makes it a European-style bistrot where you feel like having a coffee or a nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We have been here for dinner on the 30th of december. The place in small but very nice, i would say it looks like a bistrot. The staff was very polite and available to explain us the dishes and also suggested some clubs for the after-dinner. The meals wes excellent and not too expensive(around 5 euros the starters and 10... More 

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Sacile, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were suggested to visit this place and it was indeed very good. Good selection and tasty foods. To mention the desserts which were excellent. This is a cafe' where you can eat in a nice atmosphere, do not expect fantastic service but it is a place with style. You will enjoy it. Price normal, full dinner around 30 Eur.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

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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8 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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