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Top Choice Russian in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

San Marino

When you're just back from a hard trek, San Marino is Petropavlovsk’s best splash for an excellent, exotic meal of Kamchatka crab, scallops, halibut and other delicacies. The entire place is lacy and flouncy, but do…
Top Choice Coffee in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Kofeyko

Friendly barista Maksim, one of apparently just three trained coffee professionals on the Kamchatka Peninsula, runs this tiny little stand and shop, where he grinds one of over a dozen coffee types from around the w…
Top Choice Italian in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Da Vinci

Considered to have the best food in town by many locals, Da Vinci offers a full menu of Italian delicacies, including sumptuous risottos, crab ravioli, osso bucco and vitello tonnato (sliced veal in a creamy tuna sa…
Museum in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Kamchatka Regional Museum

Housed in an attractive half-timbered building overlooking the bay, this museum features an imaginative mix of relics and murals that outline Kamchatka’s history, including a wide range of prehistoric weapons and to…
Irish Pub in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Harat's Irish Pub

There are a number of Harat's pubs in Russia, and we imagine that this one has comforted many a homesick traveller. There's a terrific range of brews on tap including Guinness, Magner's, London Porter and Oyster Sto…
Museum in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Vulkanarium

This new museum was just about to open during our last visit to Kamchatka, and a quick peek inside as they were putting up the display revealed an impressive series of rooms with panels in English about the local vo…
Church in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Trinity Cathedral

Petropavlovsk's largest and most impressive church is this golden-domed stunner, which sits on an outcrop from where it is visible from all over the city. Despite looking ancient, the church was built in the early 2…
Korean in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Korea House

On the hillside overlooking Avacha Bay just beyond the old town, this upscale Korean barbecue allows you to cook up your own meats tableside, as well as order soups and noodle dishes from the kitchen. Its seafood is…
Japanese in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Yamato

Inside the Planeta Shopping Centre, Yamato serves delicious sushi in a low-lit setting with a dash of style (and a long fish-filled aquarium). It's rather dark, but service is friendly and fast; be aware that there'…
Japanese in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Kyoto

Serving up good sushi, sashimi, ramen and other Japanese delights, this multiroom restaurant is friendly, fast and welcoming, with a picture menu and a kitchen that stays open later than most of the others down on P…