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Chef Cafe

Sorhaz u. 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 30 211 7368
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Ranked #32 of 1,643 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $4 - $28
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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.
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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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Toulon, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
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
6 helpful votes 6 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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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!

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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

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

New York City
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We liked everything about this restaurant. It was recommended by our hotel. The owner/waiter was friendly. The food was delicious - prepared by his wife. We had a thoroughly enjoyable and leisurely meal here - our best meal in Budapest!

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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

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Foods are ok but prices are high. Menu is quite extensive. Foods are quite good but be careful on prices. We paid app. 80 € for two person without vine.

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

Thank you for your comments, which are a bit misunderstood. The most expensive meal chosen from the menu (roast lamb and goose liver), as soon as prices are shown. Drank no wine, but instead of other beverages, yes. The amount of the invoice included the appetizer, two main dishes, dessert and drinks in the price as well. Kind regards, More

Scot in Wales
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

What a great restaurant. We arrived early evening whilst the restaurant was quiet and had the undivided attention of the owner / chef and his family. We had a taster starter of mixed traditional Hungarian platter with three different 'creams'. Delicious. This was followed by Chicken Paprika then Floating Islands to finish. The food and wine were excellent. The service... 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! 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

Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

lovely restaurant and owners. we had a wonderful time with fantastic meal. location is very good, next to Vaci street. highly recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
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

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