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Cafe Michel

#28 of 10,535 Restaurants in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
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Krasnaya Presnya St., 13, Moscow 123242, Russia
+7 968 878-81-42
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8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Sat - Sun 11:59 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cafe Michel is a place where you can have a delicious breakfast, lunch...
Cafe Michel is a place where you can have a delicious breakfast, lunch with business partners or dinner in an unforgettably romantic atmosphere. The head chef invites guests on a gastronomic journey. The taste and aroma of the coffee at Cafe Michel leave no doubt that this restaurant really is a small corner of France on Krasnaya Presnya13.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 100
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Very romantique place

The food in Cafe Michel is just outstanding. Normally in Moscow Restaurants are very expensive but in Cafe Michel you can get the best food for very little money. If you go there, please make sure that you get a reservation on the second floor.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2014
Roman8635
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Duernten, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Duernten, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food in Cafe Michel is just outstanding. Normally in Moscow Restaurants are very expensive but in Cafe Michel you can get the best food for very little money. If you go there, please make sure that you get a reservation on the second floor.

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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

I'm frequenter at Cafe Michel. It combines friendly atmosphere, elegant interior with "Russian style" French cuisine for decent price, especially nowadays when ruble dropped down. Book the table in advance, even for breakfast.

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Gibraltar
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The place itself is really good. Based on Michel's high rank on Tripadvisor we expected something really great in this place. It was good we were able to find free table friday evening. I got an excellent glintwine but there excellence was finished. The food we had was nothing but just ordinary. We have duck salad Michel, Capuchinno soup, Garlic... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

A superb bijoux restaurant with extremely friendly staff, passionate piano player only matched by Michel's passion for customer service. Try the Autumn menu specials, which add a little bit of live action to the dining experience (lamb navarin).

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Moscow, Russia
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As simple as that - one of the best places in town. Can stop for a coffee and desert on a groudn floor or come up for proper lunch or dinner... Stunning atmosphere, lovely food, good wine and a reasonable bill - what else would you need for a perfect date?

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Moscow, Russia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Staff- perfect Food- great taste Prices- quite high Atmosphere- amazingly cozy Service- 10 out of 10 We will definately come back for romantic dinner :)

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Moscow, Russia
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went there for my friend's birthday dinner. At the beginning we had a pleasant surprise from the chef. My small daughter was welcomed by the staff - they gave special sheets to color to her and a set of crayons. The atmosphere was great - a shabby chic style which is very fashionable. The only thing that made a... More 

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Moscow, Russia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The best French restaurant in Moscow. Really delicious cuisine and good selection of wines. Very nice staff. it's always nice to spend an evening with your Love here. Especially love the live piano playing and old black and white movies in the evenings.

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Monterey, California, Usa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The food and service were excellent here. The staff are attentive without being overbearing and they've always been welcoming. Menu available in English. The fusion of food (Thai soup!) is great and I love the salads here which are small but filled with different colors and fresh. As others have mentioned, it's also a great atmosphere.

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Went in early on a Saturday night. After the hostess fully looked me up and down, she informed me that there was no availability. Find this suspect as it's a big resto and I saw empty tables. Too bad b/c it was recommended. Will not try again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Krasnaya Presnya St., 13, Moscow 123242, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: +7 968 878-81-42

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 35
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business

Description

Cafe Michel is a place where you can have a delicious breakfast, lunch with business partners or dinner in an unforgettably romantic atmosphere. The head chef invites guests on a gastronomic journey. The taste and aroma of the coffee at Cafe Michel leave no doubt that this restaurant really is a small corner of France on Krasnaya Presnya13.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
11:59 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?