Japanese in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Nihon Mitai

Yuzhno’s favourite sushi spot is a bit out of the centre, but the stylish bamboo 2nd-floor dining room is good for soba noodles and ramen (R410 to R550) and picking from the sushi conveyor belt after 7pm (from R180 …
Indian in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Taj Mahal

Heavy inlaid wooden furniture and red tapestries set the stage for tasty chicken tikka massala, rich curries and fluffy naan bread.
Italian in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


This slick basement restaurant-bar has an extensive pub menu (including pizzas, pastas, seafood, steaks). Upstairs, stop in the cafe (open 8.30am to 5pm weekdays) for a coffee on the go. An expat fave.
Pub Food in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


Expats in the know head to this big dark-wood bar for cold beer and pub grub, famous seafood chowder and themed party nights.
Cafeteria in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


This good, affordable stolovaya has excellent choices, and you can eat well for under R350. Free wi-fi.
Supermarket in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Supermarket Pervy

Good supermarket, with tempting bakery items and hot prepared dishes.
Japanese in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


Japanese in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


Across from Pl Lenina, this casual Japanese spot serves up good but pricey sushi and sashimi platters, belly-filling tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet), plus silky rich bowls of ramen, udon and soba noodles. The disco m…
Cafe in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


One of Sakhalin's best bakeries with sticky Danishes, rich eclairs and other sweet temptations. Decent coffees and loose teas too. Not easy to spot from the road. There's a second Melnitsa 10 blocks north.
Cafe in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Melnitsa 2