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Top Choice Russian in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

San Marino

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. It all goes nicely with an frosty mug of Kamchatka beer (R120…
Museum in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Kamchatka Regional Unified 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 dioramas of nomadic herders, old cannonbal…
Cafe in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Milk Café

The town’s best pizzas are at this bright cafe, which also has some healthy soups, salads (and fondue!), plus a fine coffee selection. The menu has pictures in lieu of English.
Japanese in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky


Inside the Planeta Shopping Centre, Yamato serves surprisingly tasty sushi in a low-lit setting with a dash of style (and a long fish-filled aquarium).
Italian in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky


It doesn’t have the best pizza in town but it’s well located on the central avenue and has reasonably priced beer and good people watching.
Lounge in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky


This swanky roof-top lounge in the Parus Shopping Centre has excellent if pricey sushi, an R300 business lunch and notable after-hours parties.
Korean in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Korea House

An upscale pan-Asian eatery with local seafood on the menu, and you can also cook up your own meats tableside.
Cafeteria in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky


Simple cafeteria.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Planeta Knig

Has some OK souvenirs and a regional map.
Mexican in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky


On the second floor of the 'rollerdrom' (a kid's amusement centre), Cucaracha serves burritos, quesadillas and other Mexican fare. The dishes are nothing special but it's one of the only places in town with free wi-…