Russian in Esso

Paramushir Tur Restaurant

Inside the smartest hotel in town is also Esso's only real restaurant. There's a big menu of traditional Russian cooking, including some particularly good meat and fish dishes. As a hotel restaurant, however, the...

Supermarket in Esso


This is the best-stocked supermarket in town and the best place to get supplies for hikes. Fresh pies and rolls with fillings including meat, cabbage and egg make for good lunch fare.

Russian in Esso


A simple cafe in the centre of the village, Minutka serves up Russian standards such as kotleta (meat cutlets) and solyanka (a meaty soup).