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Klarabara

#43 of 1,137 Restaurants in Odessa
Certificate of Excellence
Eastern European, Ukrainian
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Gorodskoi Sad | Deribasovskaya St., Odessa 65082, Ukraine
38-0482-375108
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9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Romantic, View of Park, Attentive Service, Fine Food

I enjoyed a beautiful dinner here in the room with two walls of glass facing the City Garden. Nice mix of classy interior textures and a beautiful outdoor view. I had greek salad with chardonnay, veal steak with valpolicella and cheese cake with cappuccino. They tried to talk me out of the veal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
PaulParks
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I enjoyed a beautiful dinner here in the room with two walls of glass facing the City Garden. Nice mix of classy interior textures and a beautiful outdoor view. I had greek salad with chardonnay, veal steak with valpolicella and cheese cake with cappuccino. They tried to talk me out of the veal steak on account it would take a... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The location - City Garden - is excellent, and if the weather allows, make sure you sit outside to watch the bustling in the park. It is a more down to earth place than for example Pecheskago, at the same time food is delicious, and their shashlik (especially the salmon one) is outstanding. Service is yet to get used to... More 

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Thank DrSpaceBoy
Odessa, Ukraine
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547 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Another frequent place, so expectations are very high Unfortunately this time I liked neither Napoleon cake (which is pretty consistent with them, but this time I really decided I don't like it) and baked cottage cheese cake which was also definitely not delicious Tea was good - herbal and honey plus lemon, service good, but cakes were not superb And... More 

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Thank AndersUA
Madrid, Spain
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ok it was a a summer Friday night but we waited nearly an hour for the wine to arrive and an hour and a half for the food. The food itself isn't great, particularly if you are a pescatarian. Nice surroundings.

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Thank Katya60
UK
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Every time we are back to Odessa, we always pop in to Klarabara. It's been 3 years since our last visit & I must say, even though food was good-the menu has changed & the waiters were not as attentive as they used to be, in fact quite the opposite. We have still enjoyed our lunch, but didn't rush back... More 

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Thank languagegirl
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The menu is a little bit confusing at first sight because they have a lot of unusual items, but the food ended up being super delicious. It's mostly local cuisine with some of traditional items like Caeser salad etc. mixed in. The ambiance is very cool, too. There are a lot of stuff that you would see at home of... More 

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Thank DariyaP
Odessa, Ukraine
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Odessa cuisine is very close to Mediterranean one with Jewish, Greek, Ukrainian flavor. I have been visited Kalabara many times and would recommend to focus on starters and some main courses. They have nice anchovies or you could try butty with anchovies. One of the main local specialitets is eggplant pure with touch of pepper and garlic. Chicken pate is... More 

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Thank Toli D
Europe
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A very poor place. Waiters are very reluctant, not people-oriented at all. We had a pleasure to be served by few of them, even admin didn’t seem to be hospitable. We didn't have any major complaints, however didn't receive the pleasure. Food is ordinary, but prices are too high. The only advantage of the café -is lovely design and convenient... More 

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New York, NY
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128 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Have now eaten here three times... it is a great place, with a charming, quirky environment, friendly staff members, and great food. I love their forshmak and the warm mushroom salad. And their setting in the City Garden is great--you can sit outside when it's warm.

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Thank katiekins570
Los Angeles, California
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

And good food. White wine with fruit was great. Beet salad with goat cheese was all also great. The fish cakes ("chops" on the English menu) were a little bland at first but when you combine them with the green onions, tomato and salt they were really good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gorodskoi Sad | Deribasovskaya St., Odessa 65082, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Odessa Oblast  >  Odessa
  • Phone Number: 38-0482-375108

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eastern European, Ukrainian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?