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About
Café 57 opened in May 2001 in the Rózsadomb or Rose Hill district of Budapest and was the first minimalist bar in the city. After a successful start, it was the guests themselves and their needs which pointed the way we developed. This is how fashionable bar became a restaurant comprising two floors. The upper floor has the atmosphere of a conservatory and can be converted into a covered terrace in summer. It is a very pleasant, welcoming environment all year round. The unique creations on our fusion menu are replaced every six months to offer variety and these are augmented by a weekly menu. We accomplish our menu with some unique wine from our dynamic wine list.
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Healthy, Central European, International, Fusion
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed February 24, 2022 via mobile

Amazing restaurant and great atmosphere. The food was delicious, the waiters were friendly and really helpful. 100% recommend!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Restaurant57, Marketing at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2022

Dear Andorvagyok! The team here at Cafe 57 Restaurant is thrilled to hear such good feedback! Thank you for your review and we cannot wait to have you back at our place! Have a nice day! Cafe 57 Team

Reviewed August 19, 2021

i got there furtunately on the International Day of Caviar... for a long time I had not such a perfect breakfast... one should taste it, it worth the price. I return soon ! Thank you for the hospitality!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Restaurant57, Marketing at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2021

Dear TatyTatyM! Thank you for your kind review! See us soonT Cafe 57

Reviewed November 5, 2020 via mobile

This was an average Thursday and I wanted to have a good dinner! I’ve heard of this restaurant and that it should be an interesting experience! I had no reservations but the restaurant was almost empty when I arrived. I was a bit surprised when...they seated me in the basement! It was just me there. I was sitting all alone in the dark. I ordered Champagne and a salmon tartare as a starter! Here came the first problem.., there was no napkin at the table. No one thought about it! In came bread for the food; it was dry sliced loaf from the store next door! The salmon tartare was more of a salmon burger. It wasn’t tartar! Unbelievable! The champagne was ok! I was sitting in the basement all alone and that affected the service. Much waiting! As a main dish I ordered duck breast with risotto and a glass of pinot noir. The duck breast was OK but the risotto was heavy, salty and gave me no surprise. Wine was OK. Suddenly there was a new waiter! He recommended a cheese cake as a dessert. I ordered it with a small glass of cabernet franc. The cheesecake was an ordinary cheesecake. It had the same problem as the risotto! It was too much. It was quantity over quality. Nothing special... Then I waited, and waited, and waited. I wanted to pay my bill but nobody showed up. Finally I took the stairs up a floor and asked the service if I could pay my bill! When I payed my bill i noticed that they charged me for two dl wine to the dessert. It wasn’t near that I got but I didn’t bother to complain. I will never come back. In a total I will give the food three, the ambience alone in the basement a two and the service a two or three. The restaurant was overpriced! A three as a total grade is generous. I had expected more!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Restaurant57, Marketing at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2020

Dear Joege 58! Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We have shared your review with the management to achieve better service at our restaurant. Have a great day, Cafe 57blue Restaurant

Reviewed October 16, 2020

Delicious food on the Buda side! Normally we eat on the Pest side but this time decided to try Cafe 57 and was not disappointed. The interior is very nicely decorated and the people there were just super friendly and professional. I ordered the duck...liver appetizer, duck breast main, and cottage cheese dessert and all three were perfectly cooked. My wife had the cod main and as well, perfect. Our guest ordered chicken supreme and as well, perfect. Not a bit over or undercooked. And for the cottage cheese balls, I try to always order this dessert at restaurants whenever possible, like a hobby... and the ones served at Cafe 57 is amongst the best. super! Definitely worth a visit! We will be back again for sure!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Restaurant57, Marketing at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2020

Dear WSS64 Thank you for the excellent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us! We can't wait to have you back! CAFE 57blue Restaurant

Reviewed February 26, 2020

The ambience was cozy, the service is great, cuisine is excellent. Highly recommend to international food lovers :)

Date of visit: February 2020
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replymanagement, Tulajdonos at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

Dear Stormi1234, Thanks for your kind words and thank you for sharing your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again! CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant

Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Cafe 57 have got everything pretty much spot on. Attentive waiting staff, nice surroundings, and lovingly-prepared and presented dishes. I had the black tagliatelle with prawns, and raspberry creme brûlée for dessert and it was delicious. Definitely recommend. Easy commute on the excellent Budapest public...transport (bus stop very close).More

Date of visit: February 2020
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replymanagement, Tulajdonos at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Dear fruitybeetle, Thanks for the awesome review! We are happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Come back and see us soon at CAFE 57! Have a great day! CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant

Reviewed February 12, 2020

Nice restaurant on the Hill of Roses - which is one of the elite districts of Budapest. In my opinion, modern cuisine is much more suited to it than Hungarian. Anyway the tastes was delicious, the compositions was eye-catching - in a pleasant, enjoyable atmosphere....The duck leg with cabbage strudel was somewhat funny but great idea. They have vegetarian options also, and various dessert offerings. Parking allowed on the street, and there are a lot of empty spaces.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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budapestplatz, Tulajdonos at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2020

Dear Ágnes K, thank you for the positive feedback! We're so happy that you liked our restaurant and thanks for sharing your review with our Tripadvisor friends! Next time you're here, try our brand new Degustation menu! Again, thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Our food was beautiful. Staff were friendly & the setting was lovely. Great value for superb food. A bit out of the city but worth the trip.

Date of visit: January 2020
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cafe57restaurant, Marketing at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Dear Cheekie_cat, thank you for the five star review. Can't wait to have you back at CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant! CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant

Reviewed February 5, 2020

I have traveled with my wife to Budapest for a week. Spending three days in the city, we decided to being flexible and popped up in this thrilling city without a reservation. We walked up to the Hill of Roses and after visiting the Gul...Baba Museum we looked with Tripadvisor a rated nearby restaurant nearby. Cafe57 was a great choice. We had the soup of the day (a pumpkin cream soup) and the duck. Great food and great atmosphere. The waiter recommended well the plates. Sure a restaurant that I will visit again if traveling to Budapest.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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cafe57restaurant, Marketing at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Dear Alex, thank you for writing a review. We look forward to seeing you again! CAFE 57 Blue Team

Reviewed January 27, 2020

Good stuff, nice people there, food was awesome, you need to go that place, you Will enjoy the restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2020
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cafe57restaurant, Manager at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2020

Dear Davidcsergo, Thank you for your nice words and can't wait to have you back at CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant! CAFE 57 BLUE Restaurant

Reviewed January 27, 2020

It was a nice and cozy place, lot of tourists go there,i recommend to people who like extra menu :)..

Date of visit: January 2020
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cafe57restaurant, Manager at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2020

Dear guba1, Thank you very much for writing a review of our restaurant! We are looking forward to seeing you again at CAFE 57! CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant

Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food. Lots of choices. The service was good as well and everything was very reasonably priced.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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cafe57restaurant, Manager at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Dear DavidUDLib, We are thrilled that you loved your experience in our restaurant. Our staff will definitely be happy to read what you wrote. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work we put in every day....More

Reviewed January 13, 2020

excellent place, great food, I love it! :) Lovely people, super service! I will recommend it to my friends!

Date of visit: January 2020
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cafe57restaurant, Manager at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2020

Dear enci69! Thank you for your excellent review and we look forward to seeing you again at our restaurant! CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant

Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Very good restaurant! Excellent service and location. Not very close to the city center but 20 minutes with taxi!

Date of visit: December 2019
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cafe57restaurant, Manager at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Dear O8282OBdanieleb, We’re so happy you liked our restaurant. Thank you for writing your opinion and we will try to inspire you even better next time to get the last missing star. CAFE 57 Blue Restaurant

Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

The food was great and served quickly. Very nice ambience and friendly. High quality food compared to the price. Definitely worth the trip despite being quite a bit away from the centre of Budapest.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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cafe57restaurant, Manager at Cafe 57 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2019

Dear 90bjarnes, Thank you so much for the kind words. Our stuff will be very happy to read your review. We hope that we will be able to welcome you back at CAFE 57 Restaurant! Thank you again and have a nice day! CAFE 57...More

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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5