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Cafe Pausa

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Liszt Ferenc ter 10, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 413 0348
11:00 - 01:00
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Service was poor / non existent, apart from getting the bill paid. Orders all wrong, food was terrible, and over priced. Just go somewhere else. I can't even be bothered to make this review humorous - as it wasn't even laughable.

Thank Brightonbuoy
Bowmanville, Canada
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

During our one week stay in Budapest, we ate here twice. Love this pedestrian only street with its small treed park in the middle. Seems so removed from the city noise. The outdoor seating area was lovely and cozy with soft lighting, portable heaters and throw blankets available for those chillier evenings. We tried the stuffed pork loin, the schnitzel,... More 

Thank jdsjas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

The burger was burned so was the bun. They took a very long time to bring the food. The staff was not really happy nor smiling and when we complained about the burned food he just said ok! The steak my friend requested was medium and what he got was rare. Total waste of money. The only thing good about... More 

Thank Dana D
South Bend, Indiana
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225 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Very near the House of Horrors and the Book Cafe (both which I've also reviewed), you'll find this lovely side street, Liszt Ferenc ter. It is a pedestrian street lined with restaurants, one beside another on both sides of the street, all with outdoor dining. The decision on where to eat was intimidating. Finally we just picked Cafe Pausa. We... More 

Thank Ken L
Turku, Finland
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Nothing special at this place. Reasonable prices and the food was fairly OK. I ordered ribs and they were little disappointment, all fat no meat. Service was OK too. I think there is a lot of better places in this street tough.

Thank ouzooo
Langenboom, The Netherlands
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Cosy setting, friendly staff. Shame we were here during bad weather (you can shelter from the rain), but it's located in a nice part of the city. Good place for a drink and some lunch to have a little break from seeing the city.

Thank Dennis W
Brussels, Belgium
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609 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Despite all the negative reviews, we thought this place was just fine for a hot August evening. Summers in Budapest can get be sweltering and good restaurant cooling can be the difference between a pleasant experience and misery. A number of Liszt Ferenc tér's wall to wall restaurants have mist fans to cool the outside seating - we found Cafe... More 

Thank higvin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Waited a long time for the food, the place was practically empty even. The food is ok, but not more.

Thank Tone Eikrem H
Saltburn by the sea
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Ate here with a group of friends, weather took a turn for worst and was asked to go inside restaurant but it was "like an oven" inside, so opted to sit the storm out !!!! Food ordered, took a while to arrive, was satisfactory. When asked to pay the bill we all chipped in and money was checked several times... More 

Thank foxysharron
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We at here as a group of 11, quite a long wait for food, quite expensive for Budapest. After handing over or payment before leaving, they came running after us claiming we paid short. We didn't...... of course we had to pay the rest. If you must eat here, and I recommend you don't as the places next door and... More 

Thank Jen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Liszt Ferenc ter 10, Budapest 1061, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Terézváros
  • Neighbourhood: Terézváros
  • Phone Number: +36 1 413 0348

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?