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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a small hole in the wall. Inside a small cozy restaurant with superserviceminded personel. Also a fantastic garden where you can sit and have a relaxing meal. Nice wine list. Seems like you're always welcome at Intense.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a delight on a hot, sunny day to sit in the shade at Cafe Intenzo and enjoy their lemonade. It arrives with slices of lemon, orange, and lime and optional shavings of ginger. Get the ginger. Super-savory !

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 3, 2021

This restaurant was recommended by a friend who lives in Budapest. I had a great dinner with my dad this summer. The quality of the food is good and the way is prepared is even better, attentive care of the detail, good ingredients and execution...- trust a very fussy italian eater! I'll be honest, I had no great expectations from the outside, but the internal outdoor seating, situated in the internal courtyard crowned by a statue of what looked like Minerva and a well taken care of garden make Cafe Intenzo a truly hidden gem.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 22, 2021 via mobile

We had a marvelous dinner with 6 friends. Everything was fresh and tasty and the service was excellent If you want really authentic Hungarian dishes This is the absolute best place to go. It was a marvelous dinner that included cold as well as hot...dishes. Do not miss this restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 6, 2021

Mentioned it in 'Escape to Budapest' as a coffeehouse but this is a first-rate restaurant with a nice garden out the back. Book as it is very popular with locals.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 21, 2020

My wife and I had a great meal here. The food was first class and so was the wine. Best meal we had in Hungary! Thoroughly recommended! Alex the waiter was so helpful!

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

We had a superb meal here. The service was great and Alex, our waiter, was so attentive and helpful.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here and their tenderloin beef was just delicious it had a pasta that was also extremely good. The service was impeccable and I got to meet the owner a very unique individual that collects antiques and uses them as part of the decor

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

My friend and I discovered this restaurant whilst spending a few days in Budapest. We loved it so much that we went back for a second visit before returning home! The food was delicious and there was a good variety of different dishes. Would highly...recommend this place! Oh and the lemonades were fab!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

Had a quick meal here at lunchtime on a Monday. The food served is very Hungarian, mostly meat etc. Managed to get a salad though. Service was quick. Probably better for locals on a work lunch break than for tourists looking for a relaxing meal.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Hello! Thanks for your interest. Unfortunately we are going to be closed from the 24th till the 26th. Next working day is the 27th. See You anytime! Merry xmas! David
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Hello Jimythefoot! I think we are absolutely rated in the middle with prices. There are some cheaper ones and more expensive ones. Affordable prices. We just want that our guests feel comfy here.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Café Intenzo

Yes, Café Intenzo offers takeout services.

Café Intenzo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5