Breakfast places in Budapest are few and far between, and the ones that do exist are mostly in downtown, catering to tourists. This isn't the case with Café Panini, a chic neighborhood breakfast restaurant inside the secluded world of Újlipótváros.
There isn’t anything profoundly unique about Café Panini’s croque madams (€6), frankfurters (€6), or ham and eggs (€5), but they’re tasty, reasonably priced, and they exist! They serve breakfast and brunch all day on weekends and until noon on weekdays. There's also Hungarian beer and wine to help lift the mood. The easy-going crowd consists of a cross section of the neighborhood. A special perk here is the scenic vista from the outdoor tables onto the Danube River and Margaret Island.