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Podvorye

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Filtrovskoye Hwy., 16, St. Petersburg 196625, Russia
(812) 466-85-44
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 80
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  • 78
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice traditional food.

This restaurant is well located, easy to reach by car or taxi. It has a nice atmosphere inside, traditional and cosy and perfect when you are with a larger group of people. The starters are very good, main courses good: the salmon was perfect, the meat average. The service is friendly and staff is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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75 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a popular restaurant with a traditional Russian log cabin, outdoorsy feel to the place. The decor is all wood - logs inside & out, wood panel floors with kitschy bear rugs & an overall taxidermist vibe to the interior (stuffed ursine vodka waiters!) Podvorye is well located between Catherine I Palace & Paul I Palace in Pavlovsk, but... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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175 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was disappointed by the touristy-ness of this restaurant. The food was just average - nothing to rave about that's for sure. The worst part was how slow the service was at lunch. Because they took sooo long to bring our food, especially between courses, we we did not have enough time to see all the sites we planned to... More 

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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This restaurant is well located, easy to reach by car or taxi. It has a nice atmosphere inside, traditional and cosy and perfect when you are with a larger group of people. The starters are very good, main courses good: the salmon was perfect, the meat average. The service is friendly and staff is very helpful. Certainly a place to... More 

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90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

In the way of the Imperial palaces outside of St. Petersburg the restaurant is the place to go. A nice big Dasha with simple but good rusian food is worth the experience. The vodka is ok. The appetizers are very good in particular the cold stroganoff as well as the borscht soup. The cabbage with meat is in the same... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were told that Mr Putin had his 50th birthday party at this restaurant... we hope he had as a good time like we did. After a most disappointing lunch the previous day at another 'tourist trap' restaurant (the Summer Palace), we grimaced a bit when we arrived at yet another 'authentic 'reproduction Russian log-cabin building for our "Russian experience"... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A typical touristy place, Russian kitsch big time! Food very average, Russian (and some non-Russian passed on as Russian) songs not very well sung that make you cringe. Avoid it f you don't want to feel like a stereotypical gawping tourist with low education and scant knowledge. And it'sat least one-hour drive from the city center. It may be a... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food was surprisingly good. You cannot get a better atmosphere ad experience of old Russia than this place!

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great food and of course great vodka. They make their own flavored vodkas that should be tried..Gets crowded with tourists groups during the day so call ahead to reserve a table. They also have a small store with a good collections of Russian souvenirs.

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singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We didn't go as a tour group so we ordered a la carte. Everything was lovely. We got to enjoy the folksy performances for the other groups so it was nice. Pumpkin pancake was such a pleasant surprise. The restaurant name means 'Homestead'. Animal lovers would be turned off by the display of mounted bear, bear skins & other animals... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This restaurant is very unique with great "log cabin" décor and entertainment. Loved the lunch....potato pancakes, sausages with sauerkraut were excellent. The small gift shop had really nice quality items (we spent a bundle here). Great for a tour stop since they have a huge dining room upstairs and one down as well. Really something to see.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Filtrovskoye Hwy., 16, St. Petersburg 196625, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: (812) 466-85-44

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3
  • Cuisine: Russian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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