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Cafe Zenit

) #2,283 of 2,568 Restaurants in Budapest ££ - £££ Cafe, International, European
Dohany Utca 1a by Great Synagogue, Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 1 308 5032
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good19%
  • Average23%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible19%
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Dohany Utca 1a by Great Synagogue, Budapest 1074, Hungary
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is rather a tourist trap, than a nice hungarian restaurant. The food (some of it) has a nice design, looks good, and even the taste was OK. But some of the things on the menu were a complete fail/disaster. If you do not...More

Thank Raduz D
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The food was nice, nothing special. What bothered me, however, is that they add a rather hefty service charge to your bill for you. I always tip, but I like to do so of my own accord and decide how much to give myself (usually...More

2  Thank morganlargey
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this superb cafe last year were we enjoyed a delicious coffee so on our latest holiday to Budapest we couldn't wait to return here. This is a superb café with a light and airy interior with nice furnishings and decorated tastefully throughout with...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We got off the hop on hop off bus outside this restaurant and thought it looked nice so that's how we chose it. There was only a couple of other people in so it was lovely and quiet. Waiter was friendly and helpful and took...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Before we liked that place but it has changed a lot and I was disappointed. Prices are kind of high - that's okay but staff was not nice at all. Altough it's written they close at 11pm, they said at 19:40 that they close at...More

Thank SNora1979
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went inside for the 'hot beer' which sounded disgusting, so had to try it. It turned out to be my new favorite winter drink!

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Going back with a. Empty suitcase. Shopping was really good and worth the effort but don't forget the empty suitcase .markets are worth a visit too.

Thank MaryQ25
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stopped over for a breakfast here in the late morning. There were a few patrons around but there were empty tables available. Ordered one of the tourist breakfast "specials" which were fairly expensive for Budapest. The food was slow to come out though it was...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Perhaps it is a little pricey (proximity across the street from a major attraction, the Jewish Synagogue, impacts this), but we found the food quality acceptable. The service is slow, but we never found it rude as other reviewers have stated. We rather enjoyed the...More

Thank BRIANandRONNIE2010
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Happened to end up here and wasted a lot of money and a meal. Poor food, expensive prices, fake orange juice with breakfast, refusal to split the bill

Thank Dirk M
District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dohany Utca 1a by Great Synagogue, Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 308 5032
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