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Pena

26 Yaroslavov Val, Kiev, Ukraine
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Ranked #525 of 778 restaurants in Kiev
Cuisines: Contemporary
Description: Fantastic, Consistent and Inventive! Half a block from the Radisson hotel. I have never been disappointed here over the last 5 years. Can't go wrong with menu and desert choices, provided you like specific ingredients in the dish. I Love it!
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Description: Fantastic, Consistent and Inventive! Half a block from the Radisson hotel. I have never been disappointed here over the last 5 years. Can't go wrong with menu and desert choices, provided you like specific ingredients in the dish. I Love it!
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English first
Oslo
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96 reviews 96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Lunch was busy with people trying to be as loud as possible discussing their plastic surgeries and car purchases - making sure that everyone on the nearby tables hears. Food is OK, a bit of over-pretending. Service was nice

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Ottawa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Be aware of the waiters, they will not explain the menu and you would end up with a $200 US fish on your bill. When you complain, their english got worse. I never seen a fish soooo expensive in my life. Better and honest places to eat in Kiev.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Mediocre food, bad wine, bland decor, smell of stale cigarettes -- and outrageously high prices. Particularly if you let the waiter suggest something, your bill can run into the hundreds of dollars per person. Obviously oriented toward the wealthy oligarchs who never even look at the bill before paying. Probably the worst experience I have had in a restaurant in... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

This month the restaurant changed the entire kitchen crew, including the chef. Do not know the reason. This resulted in a menu change. While execution and presentation of most dishes is still superb, there are flaws now: risotto was Not al-dente, deserts are bland and unimaginative, and wines are grossly overpriced (management and nothing to do with the kitchen...). While... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

At one point in my life I gave "Master Classes" to chefs at resorts and have been a guest chef at a number of places - what I am trying to say is the I know food. Pena is the Very Best food in Kiev! It has been around a while, I have eaten there many times. It has Always... More

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