Tel Aviv Café

Located in the old Jewish Quarter near the main orthodox synagogue, Tel Aviv Café is one of the only two kosher dairy restaurants in Budapest (so don't go searching for meat dishes here). Instead of typical Ashkenazi dairy classics such as matzo brei, blintz, and latkes, the menu comprises Middle Eastern classics here, including couscous, shakshuka, and hummus, as well as vegetarian pizzas and pastas.

The “Israeli platter” evokes a two-star hotel breakfast experience both in terms of taste and aesthetics. Non-kosher guests will find better tuna salad, mushroom pizza, pasta Alfredo, and Dobos torte in the neighborhood. Across the street from here is Tel Aviv Café's sister location, Carmel, a glatt kosher meat restaurant serving considerably better food.

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