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Szamos Gourmet Haz - Vaci utca

) #8 of 160 Dessert in Budapest #105 of 2,818 Places to Eat in Budapest $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
Vaci utca 1., Budapest 1052, Hungary
+36 30 570 5973
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“marzipan” (33 reviews)
“cakes” (123 reviews)
“almond cake” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vaci utca 1., Budapest 1052, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice cakes and sweets but the attitude of the staff needs to be changed. Travelling all around the world I still have to say that Hungarians needs to learn a lot about hospitality.

Thank szkriszti001
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I have had great pastries from Szamos but today I went there and sat outside in their nicely covered cafe. I had ham and eggs with a salad. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the salad was delicious with a nicely roasted pepper included. The...More

Thank PeacekeeperMB
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Pastry making is a special Hungarian skill, developed during the Austro-Hungarian empire, presumably with Eastern and Western (especially French) influence. Today, however, is a typically Hungarian activity that has nothing to envy from the best patisserie in the world. Szamos is a small chain of...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great pastry & coffee shop, located conveniently at Vörösmarty tér, rivaling the great pastry shops of Europe (including Demel in Vienna). When you want a taste of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire, at reasonable prices, without tourist throngs, and where the locals go, this is the...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

To be honest, I am not a marzipan fan. Therefore we ordered the Dobosh tort, Sacher tort and strawberry tort. Everything looked like million dollars. Did not taste like it though. Thank heavens for the great capucchino.

Thank Kobby S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

No discussion - When I am in Budapest there is only one place to go to eat ice cream this is szamos next vorosmaty ter- good and big ice creams - a real pleasure

Thank Bertenie
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little place, delicious cakes and ice creams, a bit pricey though for where it is. I would recommend it though, just don't indulge to much!!

Thank Dillydodo
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Good place to stop and have a cake and coffee. Reasonable priced considering the surroundings of shops etc. We went evening time for "dessert" and had a slice of cake each (x4) and 2x milkshake and 2x raspberry ginger lemonade. I found this a little...More

1  Thank Zoe L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I had an amazing time learning how to make chocolate bon bons here. The teacher was very knowledgeable and let me practice all the steps of the process, to produce my personal filled chocolate bonbons box. A number of pastry and confectionery courses is offered...More

Thank AleAllAroundTheWorld
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I visited Szamos four times now and I have been extremely pleased with the quality and value of the food here for each visit. This is a great place to stop before or after a visit to the Parliament building, Great selection of coffee drinks,...More

Thank JaysonHoppe
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 1., Budapest 1052, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 30 570 5973
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