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Zappa Bistro

Mikszath Kalman ter 2., Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 20 972 1711
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“panini” (2 reviews)
“basic food” (2 reviews)
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European, Hungarian, Bar, International
££ - £££
Mikszath Kalman ter 2., Budapest 1088, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A neighborhood favorite for an evening visit and beverages. It is lively most nights up until closing time. We had some excellent food, although it can be a little less on point late in the evening. The pork medallions were spectacular the first visit, but...More

Thank texwoodlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During the years I have been eating out easily around 2 000 times in Budapest, which is a city full of good restaurants. Of all my dishes the one I had at Zappa Bistro might actually have been the worst. At least the price was...More

Thank Erik B
szabi b, Tulajdonos at Zappa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Erik B we are very sorry, if something did not go well, could you tell us which food did you eat, we did not do well? We put a lot of emphasis on our kitchen, so feedback is very important for us to learn...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... the food was average. Price was okay. If you want to sit with your friends to have drinks it's a good spot. The goulash soup is fine. Service is good.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I participated at a business breakfast at the Zappa Bistro / Caffe. Staff is very kind, informative, service is great - I'll definitely return! Inside the caffe you can admire French Jean-Michel Verret's wall painting, a 360 degree panoramic view about New York's corner at...More

Thank Erzs_bet_S274887
szabi b, Tulajdonos at Zappa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for your visit, please come again! We are very glad you had a good time! info: we open our terrace soon!

Reviewed 16 February 2018

This restaurant was near our hotel so went in by chance and we were very glad that we did. The staff were so friendly and really looked after us. The food was also delicious. They also gave us complimentary courses which was much appreciated. We...More

Thank Maximo78
szabi b, Tulajdonos at Zappa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for choosing us! Zappa Bistro Staff

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Dropped in and had two glasses of wine before bed. When I asked for the check, I was charged twice as much as the menu-listed price for the wine. The bartender said, "they were big glasses." Nuh-uh. Shame. This place is next door to my...More

1  Thank _dkbennett
szabi b, Tulajdonos at Zappa Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

dear DKBennet, we apologize for the inconvenience and feel how much it is not customary with us, accept our invitation to a bottle of wine according to your choice, please contact us at uzletvezeto@zappacaffe.hu, referring to this letter. (Note that we sell wine of deciliter,...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I spent a month in Budapest. My husband taught a class most days and had long hours. Zappa Cafe was a warm, collegial spot to have a coffee, beer or lovely bowl of something. The staff is kind and will let you be. They will...More

Thank Lora G
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice plaza to stop for a bite and a few drinks. Nearby Semmelweis dental. Very nice square always with people every night. Good for small bites not sure about full dinner. Had a panini which was ok. My wife had Goulash soup and said it...More

Thank mikefromus
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I am Hungarian. I was with Hungarian people, however I was not in charge of the bill so they OVERCHARGED by 2000 HUF. This cafe will try anything. Dirty pigs. DO NOT GO!! I would rate 0 if I could.

Thank therealjudyjude
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The food is very tasty, if you are not hungry as the wolf and have time enough to wait hours and enjoy the great atmosphere of the square.

Thank Monika K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikszath Kalman ter 2., Budapest 1088, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 20 972 1711
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5 minutes on foot from the city center, considerably cheaper than the expensive downtown places. One of the finest kitchen of the area, children are also welcome:) We look forward to welcoming you!
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