It takes some effort to get to Daubner from the center of town, but it will be a worthwhile effort if you have a sweet tooth. Opened in 1901, Daubner is a much-loved Budapest institution, and the lines stretching out the doors of this long, low building are a constant on weekends. It's cash only, and there are no tables here—just a standing bar and an enormous selection of Hungarian desserts and baked goods. There are cakes with thick layers of cream and chocolate, hefty slices of strudel, delicate cookies, colorful parfaits, and tubs of pogácsa, which are similar to focaccia. The house-made ice cream, sold only in the summer, comes in dozens of flavors and is among Budapest’s best.
Szépvölgyi út 50
Our Rating Neighborhood II. district Hours Daily 9am–7pm Transportation Tram: 17, Bus: 6, 60, 86 (to Kolosy tér) Phone 1/335-2253 Prices Cakes 250–500 HUF Cuisine Type Dessert Web site Daubner Cukrászda
MapSzépvölgyi út 50 Budapest
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