Zoska Reggeliző Kávézó

For the longest time, Budapest had only a few breakfast restaurants, even though we all know what a difference a plate of creamy scrambled eggs can make to start the day off on the right foot. Part of this gaping void was filled in 2014 with the opening of Zoska, a breakfast-all-day, counter-service restaurant. It's nestled in a quiet, downtown backstreet with gleaming white walls and a shabby-chic decor.

The low-priced breakfast foods span from ham and eggs (€3) to frankfurters (€3), granola (€3), and bundás kenyér (€3), a savory version of the French toast. These plates are far from being the top in the city, but they are not bad and among the least expensive. In fact, the toasted sandwich layered with boiled ham and ooozing brie cheese and blueberry jam is downright delicious.

Note that Zoska's staff can be grouchy at times, though, granted, the place often gets mobbed by people in the mornings. If you can't find an empty seat, check Csendes Társ around the corner from here, a cute outdoor-only café. Note that Zoska is closed on Sundays.

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