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Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
(812) 640 19 00
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Ranked #261 of 7,948 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Russian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Kuala Lumpur
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We made reservations and were warmly greeted when we arrived. food was very good, service attentive. It was a most pleasant culinary experience as it was the first time we managed to take time off from the tour and explore the city on our own Prices were very reasonable Loved the toilets and powder room. Almost regal and grandiose and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Took a large group of 18 to the restaurant on a Tuesday night and we all enjoyed ourselves. The food was very nice, service great, the menu fairly extensive and the restaurant itself looked like something out of the Hermitage Museum itself. Some great fixtures and decorations to give it an old St Petersburg luxury feeling about it. A nice... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We dined at Tsar on our last night in St. Petersburg. It was recommended to us by our tour guide. We arrived a little past the reservation time but upon entering the restaurant we were warmly greeted by the staff who welcomed us by saying "we've been waiting for you." The decor is lovely and the ambiance warm. There was... More 

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The atmosphere of this restaurant reminds one of a classic Russian setting, Rich upholstery, thick heavy curtain,s dark wood, and a bit worn, it is very warm and comfortable. The food was also quite good. We ordered caviar starters, and there were a lot of varieties of caviar to choose from. Then for the main entrée we tried the venison... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Tsar Restaurant is a really nice spot with excellent food and courteous service. The food was delicious, staff friendly. We had a really tasty... the best stroganoff we ate in our trip in Russia. The decor and ambience is so beautifull. It is worth that you visit to the unisex toilets with true thrones and naughty wallpaper!.... Quirky restaurant.

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California
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284 reviews 284 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Having read the reviews here we tried the Tsar. The best thing about the place was the very attractive greeter. The decor was interestingly kitchy. The service was slow though professional. The waiter had no personality. The food was spotty. The starters were good albeit less tasty than one would have hoped. The beef stroganoff was enjoyed by those who... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Our guide suggested eating here before seeing Swan Lake at the Hermitage Theatre, so we did. The restaurant was close by, but not really walking distance. Our group of 6 all had different things, but all agreed the meals were excellent. The beef stroganoff was particularly tasty. We were so stuffed that there was hardly room for dessert. The ambiance... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It was the best stroganoff we ate in our trip in Russia. Very good food, excellent and courteous service. Nice decoration and even the toilet deserve a visit. We also had the caviar tasting menu that even though was quite expensive was interesting to try the different flavours. We went there two times just to have the second stroganoff round,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

it's upmarket, wine is very expensive but the food is delicious, staff friendly and attentive, good English for the most part. What makes this place is the decor and ambience. It is worth every red cent for a visit to the unisex toilets with true thrones and naughty wallpaper!

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Sydney
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We were a group of 10 from Australia and everyone enjoyed the food, the ambiance and particularly the service. Not cheap but a good night out.

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Additional Information about Tsar

Address: Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
Phone Number: (812) 640 19 00
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
Cuisine: Russian

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