If the iconic New York Café, located right across the street from here, offers a journey back in time, then Horizont Café shows off Budapest's contemporary side. This hip café and breakfast restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows used to be a movie theater's ticket office. Following a gut renovation, the circular interior features mid-century modern and Art Deco furnishings complete with hanging globe lamps, bright colors, and brass finishes. Central to the space is the coffee counter, where a couple of baristas ground, brew, and serve filter coffees and espresso-based drinks.

The perfectly runny scrambled eggs come speckled with chive, crisped-up bacon, and marinated shallots. Also good is the French toast, enlivened with fresh seasonal fruits. Price points are steep, the customers mainly chic Millennial tourists. Breakfast is served daily until 4 p.m. and they're closed on Sunday.

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