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Osteria Pantagruel

#25 of 1,277 Restaurants in Kiev
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Lysenko St., 1 | U Zolotyh Vorot, Kiev 01134, Ukraine
38 044 278 81 42
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stay away. Ive had better salads from wendy's fast food restaurant in America. Very disappointing and expensive. Tomato soup was nasty. Had soggy bread all in it. Left much to be desired.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Presented as a must go restaurant by our Ukranian friends, we were happy but not exalted at this restaurant. The interior is tired looking and kin of smelly, low ceiling Etc. Food was quite decent, including pasta and seafood. Risotto was a tad undercooked but could be due to our rush to make it to the opera theater. Wine list... More 

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Thank misha m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If it's your first restoran in Ukraine, you could be impressed. But believe me, you can find better food and much better price. There you just pay for Golden Gate and Cat's statue view. What was strange for me that when you come inside, all tables with nice view had Reserved sign. When waiter hears that you speak English, he... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a beef carpaccio and sea food pasta as well as bruschetta as a start. The carpaccio tasted weird! I thought it was the pesto sauce they put on top. I was sick for a day after. I'm sure it was the carpaccio. The place has a nice seating. It is relatively very expensive for what they offer especially... More 

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Thank Khalid G
Margoletta, Public Relations Manager at Osteria Pantagruel, responded to this review

Dear Khalid G, It is very disturbing and very upsetting for us to hear that you was sick after dinner in our restaurant. Please accept our unreserved apology. The situation is still very serious so we can't leave it. Please give us a favor and write some more details: first of all - the date and approximate time of your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Real Italian restaurant.Excellent location. Food very good congratulations to Costantine (the sef). Our waitress Elena very good.Prices within a normal range.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has good for but portions very small and price very steep for Ukraine. I ordered steak medium rare and it came out rare and tasteless. The meat was cold inside and the spinach side-dish was over salted with too much garlic. Also we were attacked by mosquitos in the outdoor dining area. More of a fine dining place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

It is a nice spot in kiev. Real Italian food, with real Italian ingredients with Italian chef. Ordered rice with mushrooms plus carpaccio glass of wine and coffee for less than 20 eur. Suggested

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We are a Canadian family who have lived in Kyiv for 3 years. Pantagruel has become a second home as we eat here every 4-6 weeks. Every meal here has been delicious and the service always efficient and friendly. My favourite is the Osso Bucco, my wife's is the homemade pasta with asparagus and anchovy. Enjoy!

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Thank KhartoumBill
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is a good Italian place in the center of Kyiv. Prices are ok and the service is efficient and friendly. However, there is nothing particularly remarkable about the food, but you can sit outside which is nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I have been in this little, cosy, restaurant in Kiev, and they respected the 'osteria' philosophy, so environment is confidential, as in Italia is used. Service was good, very similar at an italian service, attention to details, some little mistakes but for standard in Kiev level was excellent. Gorgeous choice of wines. Many little but important italian wine producers. Food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lysenko St., 1 | U Zolotyh Vorot, Kiev 01134, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 38 044 278 81 42

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