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Cafe Intenzo

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Kalvin ter 9., Budapest 1091, Hungary
+36 1 219 5243
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork medallions” (20 reviews)
“goulash” (35 reviews)
“sponge cake” (10 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kalvin ter 9., Budapest 1091, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 461 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there to have a dinner. Our waitress, Patricia was very professional, she offered us harmonizing food&wine, she knew everything about them. I could even find "paleo" food there. When we thought that fish soup in bowl would be too large for us, without...More

Thank Nelli K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hungarian goulash soup was awesome. It had a right amount of all the spices that it needed. You are even offered with come paprika cream on the side which was really spicy. On the other hand goose liver was really greasy. Mashed potato and pear...More

Thank Maja J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant with fun staff. Decent food too. Was a very easy location for us, but would definitely recommend.

Thank lewandsoph
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having read previous reviews, I understand that we were unlucky to get to the restaraunt exactly at the day we actually visited it. The main conclusion is that service depends on what waiters are working in day of your visit. We were 18.11 about 22:30...More

Thank Nadiia B
dbalassa, Vezető at Cafe Intenzo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nadiia! Thanks for Your review. I'll talk to my colleagues about it! Don't know who Your server was, but I am sure he meant, the closing time of the kitchen, what closes at 23.00. Feel really sorry for your inconvenience, and I will try...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in the center of Budapest, in old Hungarian style with delicious food and very friendly staff. You must try for appetizer Hungarian pancake with paprika sauce and of course gulags zupe!😋😋

Thank Gregor R
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate here a few days ago and whilst this wasn’t the worst restaurant in the world, it wasn’t great either. It has a fantastic atmosphere, and the staff were friendly enough, however the quality of the dining experience itself was substandard....More

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

After a few places full in a thursday night, we found cafe intenzo on a TripAdvisor search. After 15 min walking we found a great place. Nice atmosphere, employees were very nice and helpful, and the food... OMG a perfect and fantastic goulash soup, i...More

Thank Ice-Zero
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Cafe Intenzo offers a good introduction to Hungarian cuisine beyond just the usual goulash which tends to be heavily marketed as the tourist's 'must try' dish. It's a popular place with locals too and seemingly benefits from being next door to the metro line. For...More

Thank Art4All
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

It was a very pleasant evening with excellent food and great Hungarian Beer. The service team was rather friendly and gave us a great recommendation for the dinner.

Thank BTuba
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with kind stuff. We tasted goulash and it was perfect! Very cheap place with great food! Somloi galuska cake was great also! I would recommend this place for sure!

Thank makis85
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14 March 2017|
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Response from dbalassa | Property representative |
Hello Jimythefoot! I think we are absolutely rated in the middle with prices. There are some cheaper ones and more expensive ones. Affordable prices. We just want that our guests feel comfy here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:50 pm
11:00 am - 11:50 pm
11:00 am - 11:50 pm
11:00 am - 11:50 pm
11:00 am - 11:50 pm
11:00 am - 11:50 pm
11:30 am - 11:50 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalvin ter 9., Budapest 1091, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 219 5243
  • E-mail
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