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Biblioteka

Bolshaya Pokrovskaya, House 46, (3 Floor), Nizhny Novgorod 603000, Russia
+7(831)433-69-34
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Ranked #1 of 1,246 restaurants in Nizhny Novgorod
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We came here based on the glowing reviews. We arrived at 9pm pm, we waited 15 minutes to get a menu in English and after we placed the order we waited some more till we learnt that they could not cook meat and or fish before the kitchen was closing (45 minutes later). So we only could order pizza or... More

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Tasty food and friendly staff. A lot of books to read while you wait for you order. And music is not very loud.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant. The food is nice,has a cozy atmosphere and the service is excellent.the waiters also friendly and some of them do speaks english.there is also menu written in english for those who can't read in russian .i love the cheesecake served there. The taste just so nyum! Totally recommend it.

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Canberra
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is the pick of eating in Nizhny Novgorod. On the top floor of a book store, it has a great selection of Italian themed meals. The staff are very friendly and the service was great. Happy to recommend and would definately eat here again

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The food, the environment is 5 star. Russians esp Muscovites love this place when they visit. You could also get their home-made spaghetti noodles. For lunch, they have special -20% discount as well. Outdoor scenic view of pakrovskaya street is available too.

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Moscow, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Have a great lunch or dinner for a small amount of money and enjoy lovely atmosphere in a city center. Nice menu; pasta and pizza are present, but no sushi. Quite popular; book a table.

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uk
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50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Found it by chance as its upstairs, past some book stores, easy to miss. Nice home cooked style food, that is very reasonably priced. Tried the home made pasta, very filling, Beers quite cheap,. Interesting interior, books, typewriters etc. A studenty feel to the place. Def worth a try

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Miami Beach, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Nizhny. The ambience is relaxed, casual with plenty of books. Food is primarily Italian. The rooftop location on the Bolshaya Pokrovka walking street is outstanding, a convenient place to tuck in for a meal. The small balcony outside is an outstanding place to eat in the summer with a view of Pokrovka,... More

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Moscow
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Sitting out on the balcony on a sunny day is very pleasant. I had the four cheese risotto which was good but also very cheesy and also the gazpacho which was excellent. Good service.

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Moscow, Russia
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

The top-floor cafe has a lovely atmosphere and good service. The food needs a little work. Salads and pizzas were okay, but the home-made pasta was a little on the heavy side while the sauce was light on topping (it was hard to see the chicken pieces in my smoked chikden pasta!). There is an English menu and several of... More

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