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Bolshaya Pokrovskaya, 46, Nizhny Novgorod 603000, Russia
+7(831)433-69-34
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 132
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tasty salad, but... (вкусный салат, но...)

My wife and I came here for dinner, and were seated despite the lack of a reservation. (It fills up quickly, so we recommend the reservation if you don't arrive early!) This started as a great experience, despite the hostess' odd question of whether we had come to eat, or to visit the restroom... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2014
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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English first
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My wife and I came here for dinner, and were seated despite the lack of a reservation. (It fills up quickly, so we recommend the reservation if you don't arrive early!) This started as a great experience, despite the hostess' odd question of whether we had come to eat, or to visit the restroom. The ambience was great: a nice... More 

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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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 reviews 3 reviews
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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
110 helpful votes 110 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bolshaya Pokrovskaya, 46, Nizhny Novgorod 603000, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Volga District  >  Nizhny Novgorod Oblast  >  Nizhny Novgorod
  • Phone Number: +7(831)433-69-34

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 16
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?