Top Choice Russian in Samara

Staraya Kvartira

The ‘Old Flat’ is a total delight: a rabbit warren of tiny rooms all done up in peak Soviet-era kitsch. In keeping with the theme, the eclectic menu draws on old communist classics, such as the hamburger served with…
Russian in Samara

U Palycha

This cellar restaurant is highly recommended for its Russian cuisine, including its pelmeni (Russian-style ravioli). There’s live Russian folk music on Thursday and Friday.
Russian in Samara


This is a good-value chain restaurant with rustic decor and relatively simple menu selections, such as pelmeni (Russian-style ravioli), pork and fried potatoes, and beef stew, at family-friendly prices.