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Cafe Intenzo

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Kalvin ter 9., Budapest 1091, Hungary
+36 1 219 5243
11:00 - 23:50
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:50
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 23:50
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Waterford Ireland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Intenzo, Kálvin Tér, 9 Budapest. Went here as it seemed popular with groups of locals. It's in the main Business lunch included a soup, choice of garlic or chicken soup, main course and dessert, tiramisu. The chicken soup was a hot clear broth with vegetables, noodles and chicken pieces. Not exactly a hearty broth but tasty al the same.... More 

Thank luchtsiuil
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to look at their lunch menu on weekdays and get a very affordable amazing 3 course lunch! Or check out the phenomenonal dinner options, all traditional Hungarian accompanied by local great wines. May need a reservation, but totally worth the planning!:)

Thank Ally C
Fallen on Hard Times
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had researched this restaurant on TA and it seem the ideal location to have our lunches. There was a daily menu displayed on a chalk board outside the restaurant, we entered and took a seat. When the (male) waiter brought the menus we asked him what was on the daily menu. Abrupt answer: "No Menu", Ques: "Why?" Answer: "No... More 

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dbalassa, Vezető at Cafe Intenzo, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Thanks a lot for Your feedback! Sorry for your inconvenience in our restaurant Cafe Intenzo. Would You be so kind to tell me exactly when this thing happened, so I can check/ solve the problem. We are very sorry once again! Regards, David Balassa info@cafeintenzo.hu manager More 

Budapest, Hungary
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43 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here with my colleagues for a team dinner. We all had soup, main course and dessert. Everything was very tasty, especially the chocolate brownie, which was fresh and warm! Portions are really big, so nobody remains hungry after having a dinner here :) They have a wide variety of lemonade, fruit juice, beers, coffee, hot chocolate, etc. They... More 

Thank Filitheyo
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was near our hotel and we ate here twice. Service was very good,the food delicious, and the portions large. They also offered a good selction of Hungarian wines..In addition to Hungarian specialities, there are vegetarian entrees.

Thank VermontFrau
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant. Staff was very plesant and curtous. Prices are bit high but the dinner is worth every penny!!!

Thank Xan M
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Quaint little restaurant which serves simple yet tasty food from a diverse menu. Nice selection of beers too. Highly recommended.

Thank Nick H
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and wonderful service. Have been coming here for years, and it never disappoints. The goulasch soup was perfect served with Hungarian chili on the side and fresh bread. The duck breast was amazing as well as the mash it was served on. A great place that is guaranteed to make you full.

1 Thank Thomas R
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Having arrived mid evening from the airport, we were looking for a local place without booming music. Right from entering the cafe everyone was most friendly and welcoming. The waiter took great effort to explain the local beers and food & had a great sense of humour. Service was very good. The decor was old style but in keeping with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We came across Cafe Intenzo when looking for a light evening meal. Despite no reservation, we were found a table and had great service from the waiting staff, who spoke very good English, were polite and made menu recommendations. The food was delicious, and of a high quality - and very good value. There's a good selection of Hungarian cuisines,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:30 - 23:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalvin ter 9., Budapest 1091, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 219 5243

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?