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Figaro

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Karla Marksa St., 22, Irkutsk 664003, Russia
+7 395 229-06-07
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Business Lunch. Pastry to order.

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  • 10
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great restaurant!

English speaking staff was really good, made us feel like home. Great restaurant if you want to go away from Russian traditional food and also try Italian food made in a different way. I asked if it was possible to make a risotto with the ingredients I wanted, and the chef did one of the best I've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
anaflaviadiniz
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Belo Horizonte
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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181 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Belo Horizonte
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

English speaking staff was really good, made us feel like home. Great restaurant if you want to go away from Russian traditional food and also try Italian food made in a different way. I asked if it was possible to make a risotto with the ingredients I wanted, and the chef did one of the best I've ever tried in... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went to Figaro looking for some western food after a week on Olkhon Island. We found the staff really friendly and helpful, with excellent English. The food was very good and service prompt. We found the prices quite reasonable compared to other restaurants, especially the pasta. Looking for some food to remind you of home while is russia -... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The restaurant is in the center of Irkutsk and easy to reach. Prices are quite expensive, but worth your money. They have a small menu, but that what they serve is really good quality! My rib-eye was perfectly seasoned and just melted on my tongue. My girlfriend had the tuna which was also perfect. The staff speaks very good English.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

i went there on a friday night ,i was the only customer .i was in the mood for italian food .it was just ok.iwas not impressred at all .i paid a high price for some decent food .as italian i`m a bread lover .the bread was terrible .but due to my craving for it it, i ordered some extra ,surprisly... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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265 reviews 265 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Very well located in Karl Marx St, the restaurant offers a menu based on Italian cuisine with some original add-ons. The staff speaks English and is very friendly. Food was well presented and abundant (not so common in Russia). The screwdriver salad was a great discovery, I recommend it. Meat well cooked, but the pasta we ordered was a little... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I spent a week in Irkutsk and I am very glad that I managed to find this restaurant although I wish I had found it earlier than I had! The food was delicious and very well presented and the chef kept providing complimentary samples for me to try. The staff were exceptionally friendly and spoke perfect English (giving me a... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Nice atmosphere with a European hints in its decoration. I'd give them 5 starts if the last layer of pasta of my lasagna would have not been so difficult to cut. The waiting staff speak English and are very friendly. Centrally located on Karl Marx street.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

After fleeing an overcrowded pizza restaurant across the street we were overjoyed by Figaro. The place looks brilliant, the staff was very friendly (and English speaking) and food was just magnificent. The best dining experience we’d had for a long time, a perfect way to finish a lovely day in Irkutsk and a fantastic final meal in Russia before heading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Had lunch at Figaro while stopping in Irkutsk during a trans-siberian tour. I found Irkutsk to be rather unpleasant and generally obnoxious, and as a guy whose happiness is highly related to good food and a full stomach this restaurant made it a whole lot nicer for me. Great food, incredibly kind and helpful waiter - cute, too - who,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I was only in Irkutsk for one night and I'm glad I found this restaurant. Everything was fantastic - the English (multilingual) speaking staff, the delicious food, the tasty wine, the modern interior design, and the upbeat lounge music. The chef's compliments food and drinks were nothing less than incredibly delicious. The staff was exceedingly courteous. It was my girlfriend's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Karla Marksa St., 22, Irkutsk 664003, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Siberian District  >  Irkutsk Oblast  >  Irkutsk
  • Phone Number: +7 395 229-06-07

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 70
  • Cuisine: International, Dessert

Description

Business Lunch. Pastry to order.

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