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Cafe Alibi

Egyetem ter 4., Budapest 1053, Hungary (Belváros-Lipótváros)
0036-1-3174209
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Ranked #256 of 1,681 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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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

Nice place to stop by, but not as exceptional as many reviews claim here. I had a breakfast here and everything was fresh and tasted decently. A service is a bit slow. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Calgary, Alberta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We were walking by around lunch time and I remembered the name from previous TripAdvisor reviews. We went in, found a table and waited a little while to be served. I ordered a cherry beer (the menu said .5 l but it was a .33 l bottle), my wife had a glass of rose wine. We also ordered the charcuterie... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went to Cafe Alibi for a late breakfast. The waiters were quick to give us the menu and take our order, but after that everything was incredibly slow. We ordered orange juice, scrambled eggs and fried eggs. It took over 20 minutes to get the juice, and another half an hour (50 minutes altogether!) to get the food. When... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Had trouble finding a place to eat until we saw the Trip Advisor sign of excellence and decided to give Cafe Alibi a try. We were not disappointed. Though it was nearly empty when we sat down, by the time we left the place was full. Service was slow initially, but eventually improved. I ordered a steak dish and was... More

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Frankfurt
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Baku
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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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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

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