Mantra Specialty Coffee Bar

Mantra is a specialty coffee shop in Budapest located on a charming downtown backstreet lined with trees and wrought-iron street lamps. Ironically, this tranquil area is just a block away from the tourist-heavy Váci Street. Mantra serves an especially broad range of filter coffees made with AeroPress, Chemex, V60, and Gina equipment. The light-roasted coffee beans come from Ethiopia, Brazil, and Honduras. There's also a few kinds of tea.

Unlike most other Budapest coffee shops, Mantra has a sizeable and well-furnished interior fitted with a wooded floor, yellow leather couches, and comfortable chairs, making it a perfect place for lingering. Another good news: Mantra is open on Sundays, too.

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