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Krokodil

18, Galernaya Ulitsa, St. Petersburg, Russia
+ 7 (812) 314-9437
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Ranked #185 of 7,656 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Tonsberg, Norway
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97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were 7 people thinking we had a reservation through our hotel, but no.... However, the nice lady in charge made sure we got a nice table and excellent service throughout the evening. The food was top class, as well as the Russian champagne we had as aperitif and the wines and beers to the food. Highly recommendable place, a... More

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Staffordshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Sorry to be so late with this but was reminded of it whilst reviewing photographs of our visit late last year - 2013, It was a generally great experience, a little quirkey with having to ring the bell on the table to indicate "choice made" but great food and beer. We loved it and will return some day !!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is not a typical Russian restaurant, but it feels very cosy. The food is great, although a bit on the pricey side. I absolutely loved the fish soup! The waitress that served us was a bit sour, while her colleague was very friendly and smiling.

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I had dinner there three times, while I was staying in a nearby hotel. I was never disappointed by my choice - the food was very good and the staff friendly. The last evening there I was joined by several colleagues and we all had a wonderful dinner. If you are a soup fan, you should really try their soups!

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I was really dissapointed after all the good reviews. I admit it was a Sunday night when we went but there was no atmosphere here, my beer was flat and not cold and the food was average, so it all just felt a little expensive for what we got.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I came in here before going to the Marinsky Theatre a few years ago. Was not disappointed. Food was exceptional, and great value for money. Only issue was that they fed me too well, and I subsequently spent the 3 hours in the opera in some discomfort, though that could have been due to the intensity of the opera itself,... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Small, intimate, cool and interesting. Food and service was first class and by far the cheapest meal I had whilst in St Petersburg. I had a wonderful pork dish that was spiced so interestingly. Would love to be able to have it again. This is also a great place just to go for a drink. Superb location near St Isaacs

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New York City, New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I think we may have visited too late or on an off night as the restaurant was empty (there was only 1 other table) though we did have a reservation. I prefer a more lively dining atmosphere. The classic Russian food was delicous, but we felt pressured to hurry up so they could close up. & this was our splurge... More

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Seattle, WA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Honestly, I read these reviews and had no idea how someone could go to the same restaurant twice while on vacation. But oh thou silky, sumptuous, salmon crowned with salty caviar and quiet greens. Now, I get it. Really - we came here our first night in St. Petersburg as we were staying down the street and then rushed in... More

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Good choice on menu in English. NO smoking. Nice atmosphere. Down the street from Grand Marks Hotel.

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