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All 861 Kiev Restaurants

Spotykach

16 Volodymyrska, Kiev 01601, Ukraine
+380 44 586 4095
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Ranked #12 of 861 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Ukrainian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Yes, Spotykach really be proud! With such care together under one cover the most famous culinary hits of the Soviet era have not for everyone. Here is what restaurant critics over the years will be called "Ukrainian cuisine of the Soviet period," and the mere process of reading the menu is wild appetite. Salad leaves traditional herring under a fur coat, Olivier, Mimosa Capital, salad with beans and a dozen names. Then begins an even more pleasant discoveries. Take, for example, herring with anchovies on potatoes with onions or perch with mushrooms, fried pancakes. Sated fangled delights metropolitan restaurants audience inevitably return to the simple joys that are certain to become trump card Spotykach.
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This place is mostly tourists and therefore may not be as cheap as other restaurants, but the food and environment definitely make up for it. The menu is a mix of authentic traditional food (borscht, salo, pelmeni) with innovative ideas (ex: borscht popsicle), service was good. Drinks are chip. Looks like you need a reservation in most cases. Overall a... More

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Whittier, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Spotykach offers a unique dining experience with a fun menu. Where else can you buy Borscht Popsicle, Ukrainian Space food, or a drinking chess set? The food was excellent if a bit pricey for Ukraine. I felt under-dressed for this place having just been walking around the city but I came early enough that there was hardly anyone in the... More

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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149 reviews 149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The main idea of this place seems to be different from many traditional Ucranian restaurants with traditional Ukranian food that are popular in Kiev. Some different elements in the design and some very unusual ideas on the menu make this place a bit unique and really attract visitors attention. But if you put aside the innovation and a little bit... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

If you want to taste the local cucine this is the right place. The welcome is vodka based. I have eaten a delicious soup with tomatoes and onions than meat. They offer 15% discount if you come back. The service is excellent. Do not forget the tip. Amex is not accepted

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Kiev, Ukraine
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place is not that much traditional Ukrainian, as it is traditional (or rather nostalgic) Soviet but with modern customer service touch (thank goodness!). This makes it one of the kind, standing out from the rest of traditional Ukrainian restaurants. The menu gives you a wide selection of very interesting gastronomy, and everything is delicious: we were 3 people who... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was our second trip to this amazing and hidden gem of a restaurant. Every dish, salad, soup and appetizer was wonderful. I have to admit that the Osso Bucco was the absolute best I have ever had. Fantastic value and friendly atmosphere.

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Califon, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere; excellent food; friendly, helpful, and prompt service. You really should make it a point to have dinner here while visiting Kyiv. The owners did a wonderful job of capturing the Soviet ambience but with a warm and friendly staff; in spite of the theme this was probably the best service we had in Kyiv. The layout makes for... More

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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149 reviews 149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The food is great, really home made best tradition of Ucranian food. Service is fast and friendly. And of course what a cool job the designers did in re- creating the glorious Soviet time atmosphere. All componetnts together work perfectly.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Nice place with great service and attention to details. Would certainly recommend it for those who would like to try Ukrainian cuisine or as a place for negotiations. Almost forgot - they prepare Chicken Kyiv in the way it should be done)

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Stowe, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This place definitely had strong Soviet Russian theme. Live music was very entertaining. The place is kind of hidden in an alley but it was worth the visit.

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Additional Information about Spotykach

Address: 16 Volodymyrska, Kiev 01601, Ukraine
Phone Number: +380 44 586 4095
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Ukrainian

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