We are never short of Italian eateries, and when you try to find a really good one, you stroll in little, narrow streets. However Caffe' Gian Mario (with duble "F"!!) is on a busy main road, in the centre of Budapest.
Not very keen on the posh, trendy places we decided to have lunch here. The place is a mix of a cafe, bistro, and grocery, where you can have a break, or a qick coffee.
We had freshly made pasta (not the dry one, out of the supermaket's shelf), what they had on daily offer. It was absolute divine. You can find pizza, salads, sweets as well on the menu, and assortments of pastries, if you choose to have a cappuccino in the morning.
The staff was really friendly, the owners came to check if everything is ok, and they treated us like we'd been there many times before. We didn't want any desserts because the pasta was just enough, yet we got a portion of Tiramisu with three spoons to share between us, and a small glass of lemon sorbet on the house as well.
I'm not sure which guy was Gian Mario, but their smile and hospitality was remarkable.
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