STIKA is a hip breakfast restaurant in Budapest where tattooed servers scurry around a sleek space fitted with vintage light bulbs and greenery while fresh R&B tunes drift from the background. In Budapest, many places have tried to nail the concept, but STIKA, this pocket-sized restaurant in the old Jewish Quarter, was the first to get it right. The food is far from memorable, but the vibes can make up for it.
The highlights of the breakfast and brunch menus, served daily until 4 p.m., are the scrambled eggs with crispy bacon, the fluffy pancakes doused in maple syrup, and the bagels. Hungarian wines and beers are also available. On weekends, you'll most likely have to wait in line for a table.
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