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Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
(812) 640 19 00
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Ranked #228 of 7,961 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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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is not actually old but has been confected to look like a tourist's view of what a pre-revolutionary retaurant might have looked like - it's not badly done in a slightly gloomy way. The food was nothing special. Much of the menu was not available and they were determined to point us towards Beef Stroganof. One of us... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our experience was incredible - wonderful service, delicious food and reasonable prices in a fun atmosphere! The caviar tasting menu which we shared was a highlight as was the duck! We shared each item ordered and made our own tasting menu!

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Lamorlaye, France
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

in St Petersburg, in center city, a luxury restaurant, in a beautiful house, you can eat local and russian food, you can choose caviar of course ... !!! but also very good fish, sterlet fish try it is very good, and for desert try the napoleon cake : it is the TOP, for wine a white crimee wine is perfect,... More 

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Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The atmosphere is great from 17th century, food is also very good. Service was friendly, they even offeted complementary vodka :)

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Milan, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful place and exquisite russian cuisine. We enjoyed the soups and the dumplings. During our stay in st petersburg we've been there 3 times in 5 days!!

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Kuala Lumpur
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70 reviews 70 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
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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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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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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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