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Cafe Buffet

#38 of 1,076 Restaurants in Odessa
Certificate of Excellence
Russian, Central European, Ukrainian, Eastern European
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Panteleimonovskaya st., 12, Odessa 65012, Ukraine
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Small and cozy restaurant, with excellent food, good service and cheap prices. Might get crowded at late evenings. Try local cuisine.

Thank Raiq
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Ask for what they would recommend for today. Those who followed their recommendation were happy about their food.

Thank TravelEst
Haifa, Israel
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I didnt expect to find this disigned in original old-fashion style cafe in such neglected place in Odessa. Averall was excellent: meal and service and of course attractive prices.

Thank snowmons1
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Were here with friends and had pasta, meats and fish. All was above expectations! The personnel was very friendly and interiors are accommodating both friendly and romantic talks. Recommend for date as well as for coming with friends.

Thank Alex S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Don't mind the outside entrance, just go in and find an awesome place to spend awesome time with your friends, family, partner. Nice food and service, great interior.

Thank Michael L
Minsk, Belarus
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We liked the door marks outside and decide to open. We got into cozy and nice cafe! We enjoyed the lunch and will probably come back! Defenetly try it!

Thank Alena D
St. Petersburg
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Cafe Bufet made my every morning during my staying in Odessa. This is the perfect place to have a breakfast for sure. The portion is huge, fresh and very yummy. I had no any suggestions how to change a meal, I just wish it stays the same. the cook knows how to make a perfect meal. The cafe is small,... More 

Thank sim-kate
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

Great atmosphere and nice people. Feels like home. Food's very good for a cafe. Their "chef's secret savoury pie" is simply covered with an onion sause and then cheese, but even then it tastes good. And costs very little. By the way - this is a place to save... really cheap for a meal. And I like the way they... More 

1 Thank natulik
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

that exactly what it was - just OK. very plain, regular place. nothing much to remember. food is average, overpriced, service is attentive, but not very professional.

Thank fainaj
Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2011

We bumped in into this cafe when walking Odessa's streets. On the outside it doesn't look like much, simply a door on the street, but inside is much better. :) very cozy atmosphere, pictures on the walls, relaxed music playing. We really recommend "lenivie vareniki" and "blini s tvorogom (blini with cottage cheeze)". They also have fantastic capuccino with chocolate... More 

2 Thank Marina_Andreas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Russian, Central European, Ukrainian, Eastern European
Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panteleimonovskaya st., 12, Odessa 65012, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Odessa Oblast  >  Odessa
  • Phone Number: 38-0482-335195

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