Restaurants

Top Choice Russian in Yakutsk

Kvartira na Prospekte

This fun place makes a noble effort to resemble a babushka's living room, which is no mean feat since it moved to bigger premises and is now housed inside a thoroughly modern building. The menu remains excellent and…
Top Choice Russian in Yakutsk

Chochur Muran

In a Cossack-style lodge filled with antiques, Chochur Muran is an atmospheric and fun lunch stop if you are heading out to the nearby Permafrost Kingdom. It’s the best place around to try Sakha delicacies such as s…
Top Choice Russian in Vladivostok

Food Like Food

While it might sound like a fast-food joint, this charming little white-painted basement restaurant is anything but. The menu takes in classical Russian cooking, but presents dishes with an original twist, such as a…
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…
Ukrainian in Komsomolsk-na-Amure

Shinok Pervach

A local institution, Shinok Pervach is considered by locals to be the best restaurant in town. It serves up tasty grilled fish, roast meats and zingy salads (try the beetroot, walnut and prune for its subtle spice).…
Russian in Yakutsk

Tygyn Darkhan

Though the atmosphere is lacking, Tygyn Darkhan is the place to score Sakha specialities in the centre. Try indigirka (frozen raw chyr and onions – a bit like eating frozen fish in a ball of snow) and Darkhan pelmen…
Russian in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Marusya

A chic and friendly new addition to the city's eating options, Marusya is part contemporary riff on traditional Russian folk aesthetics and part acid trip with its vibrant and playful decor. Quality Russian staples …
Russian in Magadan

Moskovskaya Ryumochnaya

Low lighting, comfortable booth seating and friendly staff make the 'Moscow Vodka Bar' a great place for a meal. There's a big choice from the large menu, including Russian favourites pelmeni, vareniki (boiled dumpl…
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 at…
Russian in Yelizovo

Stary Zamok

This rather old-school place is done out rather joylessly like a castle, but it has a full menu of calorific and meaty Russian dishes to warm up anyone after a day's hiking. It's south of the town centre; take bus 7…