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Cafe Vian

Liszt Ferenc ter 9., Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 268 1154
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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9:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Liszt Ferenc ter 9., Budapest 1061, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just love Cafe Vian! They make the best Pina Colada in Budapest in my opinion Also the food is fabulous and I can only commend the chef for the Mexican steak. I return here every time I go to Budapest to visit my daughter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trish O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our experience was ruined by the waiter. He pushed us to tip more than we wanted and did not gave us cashback when we paid. Therefore he took about 30%+ tip by fake smiling and jokes, we were too stunned to respond and shocked by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MiraTsB
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose this restaurant just near the Octagon as it was within easy walking distance of our hotel and because the menu showed a broad cuisine that covered traditional Hungarian dishes and simpler dishes that my wife (with many food intolerances) could cope with. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Spikes_Family
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening meal here with very friendly staff. Good mixture of traditional Hungarian food and French dishes. Also had breakfast one day; OH says it was the best potato salad ever!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JanetKen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here after hearing they serve breakfast all day. My father is a celiac and they accommodated him perfectly. They even brought him gluten free bread! The waitress, Sandra, was great and the food was brought quickly. It was delicious! Great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbtolz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with my wife. First time in Budapest so wanted to try a Hungarian Menu so we had the Hungarian Menu Special. 3 courses including Goulash Soup, Chicken Parikash and some Tokaj wine with the dessert. It was simply superb. They introduced us to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SnaxMuppet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Near to center, this restaurant is very good for breakfast and more. Very good hungarian food, tasty and rustic presentation. The furniture and service are acceptable, the staff it's almost friendly. Recommending 80%.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ECTMRO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, sister and my mam came across this lovely restaurant in a beautiful square. The staff and food was so good that we went back a second time during our short weekend stay. We couldn’t fault anything the staff couldn’t be more helpful and as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank caitrionad18
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed by Zoltan or Zolt staff member. My GF order in Hungarian. The main dish arrived and it's not what she ordered. Our waiter apologized and admited he made a mistake. No problem we accepted it. He promised to offer her the dessert. In...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brice G
Reviewed November 5, 2018

The food was very good, but the service was unsurpassed in Budapest. There are plenty of places with great food, even superior to most places throughout Europe--and that includes Paris--but rarely you will find a friendlier and more personable staff as in this place. If...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CarlosScandiffio
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Bella S
March 1, 2018|
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Response from _terry_fry | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry not sure, we do eat vegetarian food a lot at home but we did not have this at the restaurant and not sure about it on the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Liszt Ferenc ter 9., Budapest 1061, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Terézváros
  • Neighborhood: Terézváros
  • Phone Number: +36 1 268 1154
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