Restaurants

Top Choice Russian in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Cinderella Russian Bakery

Fog banks and cold wars are no match for the heartwarming powers of the Cinderella, serving treats like your baba used to make since 1953. Join SF's Russian community in Cinderella's new parklet near Golden Gate Par…
Russian in Homer

Samovar Café & B&B

You'll either love or hate this glimpse into Russian Orthodox life. The proprietor, Nina, is far from subtle, telling you exactly what to order and how much to pay. Go with the flow, as it's really the only way to e…
Russian in Portland

Kachka

No, the servers don't wear Red Army uniforms, and the menu isn't peppered with Soviet puns, but there's still a theme of nostalgia at this Russian throwback restaurant. Babushka-esque doilies and pastoral Russian ar…
Russian in Richardson Highway

Tonsina River Lodge Restaurant

Let's hear it for variety! While you can get ribeye steaks and halibut at the Tonsina's restaurant, it also has a Russian menu, which includes shashlyk (pork skewers), blinchiki (stuffed savory crepes) and machanka …
Russian in Brooklyn: Coney Island & Brighton Beach

Varenichnaya

This small, family-run hideaway serves up consistently fresh dumplings from a variety of former Soviet Bloc countries. There are pelmeni (Siberian meat dumplings), vareniki (Ukrainian ravioli) and mantis (Uzbek lamb…