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Al Faro

#36 of 1,311 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
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Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya st., 49A, Kiev 03150, Ukraine
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we entered we were taken care of. I went with a local who was speaking with the staff. When they walked passed the table and heard English, they immediately returned with the English menu. I ordered the Caprese Salad but was torn on the main. The waitress recommended the Al Faro Pasta with Ham so I went... More 

Thank Ron A
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

The prices are very reasonable at this restaurant, however the portions are a bit small. All of the pasta is homemade. I had the ravioli with truffel sauce, it was good. For dessert I ordered cheesecake, which took a while to be served, but wow was it worth the wait. Best cheesecake I've ever eaten, and I've eaten a lot... More 

Thank Lily K
Kiev, Ukraine
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The restaurant was very clean, as was the restroom. Servers were polite and quick to see to our wishes. It's clear that they pay attention to details. There are seasonal items on the menu plus their standards. Asparagus was the special for our visit. We shared various dishes from bread, salad, soup and noodles. All excellent. I'll be back!

Thank TravelingLittleBird
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

All positive...starting with the food. Yummy all around. The service was top rate too. Attentive and always available. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Guillermo R
Hamburg, Germany
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for many years now and have never been disappointed. Having lived in Italy for several years I really know what authentic Italian food is like. And Al Faro is the real thing and most probably one of the best Italian restaurants in this town. A very safe bet if you are looking for high... More 

Thank Klaus R
Kiev, Ukraine
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

There is nothing special in this restaurant. Although the service is very good and the staff is very friendly, the cuisine is average, nothing special to discover

Thank YuriyR
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Al Faro is my old-time favourite that's been there for years without losing in quality or popularity. It specialises in Italian gourmet cuisine with a modern twist, although there's also a few pizzas on the menu. My absolute favourite is their tuna, baked medium rare with fennel and black honey (note that it only comes with some fennel on the... More 

Thank Miroslava J
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant in the Centre of Kiev. very tasty food and friendly staff. I recommend this restaurant with Italian cuisine👌🏻

Thank elena_leroy
Kiev, Ukraine
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Ones of the restaurants that is a must in Kyiv, Not only their rabbit ravioli is to die for but they have a great selection of cheese and ham and a wonderful pizza 4 cheeses... highly recommended to book a table before hand. Chef sergey is a local chef with an italian heart for cooking. Weldone SERGEY

Thank Eric T
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The restaurant is located in the downtown, not so far from the Olympic Stadium. The atmosphere is cozy, relaxing and pretty warm. I would suggest to try the Pizza , one of the best in Kiev!

Thank Enry_Ventu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $17
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya st., 49A, Kiev 03150, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 380981143300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?