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Chef Cafe

Sorhaz u. 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 30 211 7368
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Ranked #43 of 1,656 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $4 - $27
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Hungarian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our familiar restaurant on two floors is in the heart of downtown, one block from the Danube River (District V, Sorhaz and Molnar street corner), atmosphere of the past century, Hungarian cuisine and good wines.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our familiar restaurant on two floors is in the heart of downtown, one block from the Danube River (District V, Sorhaz and Molnar street corner), atmosphere of the past century, Hungarian cuisine and good wines.
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Barcelona, Spain
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

I ate dinner last night in this restaurant with my bf. Only for a small taste after we arrived to the hotel, because I wasn't too hungry. One man very gentle served us very good, and it was almost 11pm. The food was good but not the best one I've tried. The presentation and the service were excellent. They gave... More

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. Forward to seeing you when you're hungry! :) Kind regards, More

Moscow, Russia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If u'd like to destroy any romantic time of day, please welcome. I am not a Chef, but I know how to cook home made paste. Also I know that fish with potato should not be too cold and dry. More than this in Budapest you good find traditional strawberry's source in any market, but here it was like vodka,... More

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florida
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We enjoyed this restaurant so much, that we went back a second time. Excellent Hungarian food, wine, & ambiance. The owner, Balog, his son Daniel & wife Erika are extremely gracious. Take the time to talk with them, if possible; it will add to your dining experience and your trip. We heartily recommend this restaurant!

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was really great to read your comment on us! Our main goal in the restaurant is to provide excellent service to all of our guests at all times, and TripAdvisor is a very important tool to get the feedback, that yes, we succeeded again! We really appreciate your valuable time sharing... More

Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

On this occasion my vote goes for the Catfish ( harcsa in hungarian) grilled in a subtle spice hungarian savour and accompanied with creamy mushroom and dumplings. And after I added to my delight journey, the cold apricot pudding with a touch of liquor. Unforgettable dinner! Thank you for the lovely care and attention!

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

Toulon, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My parents and I visited Chef Cafe because of all the good reviews on TripAdvisor and we weren't disappointed. For main course we ordered a Hungarian goulash soup, rum-steak with Roquefort cream, and beefsteak with fried potatoes. The goulash was just right, and the Roquefort cream was delicious with the meat. But the best was the dessert, which was Hungarian... More

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant and thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor! We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Every aspect of this meal was incredible. The wine, the service and every aspect of each dish we had! It was full when we first went there, we had a look around for somewhere and came back again because it was clearly the best choice in that area and it was the best decision. Perfect evening.

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

First, thank you for your patience! We are happy that you chose our restaurant. Thank you very much for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor! We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

Nottingham
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Myself and three friends (all students) were looking for somewhere that served real hungarian food at a price we could afford and preferably a little away from the hetic tourist resaurant street. This placed nailed it. I found it on trip advisor after having been disappointed with the restaurants on the main strip. We went on a Thursday a little... More

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant and thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor! We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Yesterday my girlfriend and I went to chef cafe as we were looking for a hungarian dining experience. This is exactly what this great little restaurant has to offer. We received a warm welcome, personal service and good recommendations on the food and wine. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to try the hungarian kitchen!

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant and thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor! We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This family run gem is tucked away on a little street away from the tourist area. It is a delight , serving typical Hungarian dishes and wines and delivering an excellent dining experience . The owner waits tables and makes the evening very pleasant with his personal touch . It is also very reasonably priced . Go early to avoid... More

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

wellington
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Impeccable and warm service, home cooked food, cute surroundings, just off the tacky tourist street so easy to find. This family cook with quality ingredients, passion and love.

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, More

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