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Bazilika Cafe & Restaurant

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District V / Inner City
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Szent Istvan ter 2., Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 797 9426
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Nice position of the restaurant. Food is not unforgetable, but tasteful. We payed more that we planed and got the bill without specification. Something i didnt expect in one european capital.

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1 Thank Ivana I
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

Just opposite the Basilica, this restaurant serves traditional Hungarian dishes and also offers pizzas and pasta dishes (if you need a break from local food). Very friendly service and very decently priced.

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2 Thank Didier D
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

We visited this restaurant in the evening, it was empty what surprised us, because the it's just next to one of the most famous monuments in Budapest. Atmosphere was nice. Our waiter wasn't very friendly but as least was able to speak in English. What was worst was the menu. Very confusing, bad translation and not clear at all. After... More 

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1 Thank Bacilpiska
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Very nice place on the side street to the right of the Basilica as you stand in front of it. I ate here twice with two different waiters both of whom were welcoming and spoke decent English. I highly recommend the Hungarian beef goulash soup its fantastic I had it twice! Only fault was that I asked for lasagna and... More 

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2 Thank Matt D
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Went here last week on a cold night. A very warm welcome awaited me. Overall a very positive experience. Popular and delicious food. Especially delicious vegetarian dish of risotto with vegetables and delicious broccoli soup. Uri pleasant very warm and romantic especially when sitting next to the window and watch the beautiful basilica

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1 Thank dansa306
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Went here last week on a cold night. A very warm welcome awaited me. Weiner Schnitzel was excellent. The Gundel pancakes had the best chocolate sauce I have tasted in Budapest. Overall a very positive experience.

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1 Thank PeadarGalway
Plano
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

We stopped her after getting a wee bit lost and were hungry and tired. They were very honest to let us know the portions were good size as we could have kept ordering since we were so hungry. We ordered the Hungarian plate for appetizer. If you just ordered this with some drinks it would have filled two people up.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

The goulash was okay but the vegetarian meal was very greasy and had meat in it. We wouldn't visit this restaurant again. It's a shame because the location is quite good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

We are here last night as we noticed the extensive list of Hungarian food we could try. Waiters were friendly enough although could have been slightly more attentive- particularly as we were pretty much the only diners!!! Location is lovely, right on the edge of the square next to the St Stephens basilica. The food was good if different for... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick breakfast. Great location quick service and good food. Best of all great prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$41
Cuisine
Italian, Hungarian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Szent Istvan ter 2., Budapest 1051, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 797 9426
Description
Tradition and Variety Since 1989 Our restaurant is in the city center next to the St. Stephen's Basilica at the atmospheric St. Stephen's square. Visiting the cathedral and it's surroundings is a pleasant and memorable experience and one of the most popular activity in Budapest. Be our guest, with reasonable prices and excellent quality, we look forward to your visit!

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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