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Derebasovskaya St., Odessa, Ukraine
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fine location and good food

The borscht is great. Cabbage rolls are tiny and filled with smoky meats and veggies. The choice of sizzling plates is great with different meats and sausages. Good dessert choices but the wine list is tiny. The outdoor patio is right on the main street. Service is young and fun... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2013
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Ottawa
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Ottawa
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188 reviews 188 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The borscht is great. Cabbage rolls are tiny and filled with smoky meats and veggies. The choice of sizzling plates is great with different meats and sausages. Good dessert choices but the wine list is tiny. The outdoor patio is right on the main street. Service is young and fun. English is spoken.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Summer terrace stinks. Too many cats leaves terrible stink of urine. Your clothes would smale also. Unforgettable place....

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I had read so much about Friends and Beer, it was one of the first places I tried to find last year when I was out and about. I found the place to be a bit hard to find, but was able to find it in the end. It's one of the many places in Ukraine (in particular, Odessa), where... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Reminds me a bit of the TV show Cheers, due to the staircase down into the bar. Very friendly place, very cozy and well done. Low priced menu with outdoor seating also available, just off the main street in the center so it is less busy outside.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

I liked the atmosphere in this basement bar. The menu and beer selection are impressive. I only dined on verenyky, but I was definitely satisfied. I found the service polite and attentive, not always a given in this town's drinking establishments. The free wifi is also a bonus. I say stop in for a beer when you are in the... More 

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Odessa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Great place to watch football together with friends. Used to go here since Friends and Beer has opened!

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London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

A lovely little bar/restaurant located just off the main street in Odessa. The bar is underground and decorated in a quirky fashion-loved it. Unusually for Odessa, this bar has bags of character and charm. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the prices very reasonable. Would highly recommend.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Charming bar, underground location. Staff were friendly and the drinks well priced. One of the few places in Odessa that had a bit of life and atmosphere. Highly reccomend.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

I am not big on beer, but the food is great, the setting is terrific, and the service is great. The restaurant is clean and the food is fresh. You must try the salads and wings.

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Yaroslavl, Russia
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5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

First of all I liked that place a lot. We've been there twice and it's really not common for me to eat in same restaurant few times in one trip. Service was fine, weitress helped me to choose a good dish. Beer was good ( as normally you would get in Ukraine) Don't know why people complains that food was... More 

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Address: Derebasovskaya St., Odessa, Ukraine
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Odessa Oblast  >  Odessa
Average Prices: USD 10

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Derebasovskaya St., Odessa, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Odessa Oblast  >  Odessa

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10

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