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Gargarina St. 194, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
+998 66 221 27 56
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“minced beef” (2 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“shaslik” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Gargarina St. 194, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place looked encouraging when we got in, and had seen good reviews. However there was a private party in the main dining rooom with very loud and disturbing music banging non-stop throughout the evening. The waiter spoke only Russian and Uzbek (although other personel spoke...More

Thank Stephane L
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Not sure why this is among the best places to eat in Samarkand. I can only repeat what’s been said previously: food is average, service flakey at best, the English menu without prices (you’ll have to compare a Russian menu to get an idea how...More

1  Thank snowmountainfox
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our group of 14 were taken here after visiting the Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis. We desired inside seating but only the patio was available. After menus in English were distributed, a waiter circulated for our orders. Soon drinks arrived followed by bread, chicken noodle soup, then main...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The place is quite popular among local people which means it's not another tourist trap. The food is good. However the service might be a subject to luck:))

Thank Mikhail84
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We were give an English menu when we arrived which had no prices shown. We then asked for a menu with prices and were given a Russian menu that had different options on it and a lower service tax (12% rather than 15%). When we...More

Thank Peircey86
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is frequented mostly by residents of Samarkand, do we need a better recommendation? The evening we were there it was very busy, all locals, but the service remained excellent. The food is great with a wide selection plus beers and wines are available....More

1  Thank rossmasterman
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We visited Karimbek following many good reviews and we were not disappointed! Food was good, nobody felt sick after eating it. there was a lot of choices of traditional food to choose from. Service was good, fast and the atmosphere at lunch was also pretty...More

1  Thank Ritaflu
Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is a large restaurant with both indoor and terrace seating. We chose the terrace even though the evening was chilly since the indoor seemed less appealing. Service was prompt and helpful. BBQ options were displayed in a chiller which was also helpful in making...More

1  Thank Deano50
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Menu's the same as Samarkand, but the atmosphere's not the same. Waiters are not attentitive, they forgot about our vegetables' sautee and brought it after the dissert.

Thank manchonok
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Location next to the road but terras is fine. the ice tea we had was good with mint so very refreshing . the waiter was also very friendly . the food was not real special , meat a bit dry and the salad was just...More

Thank patjatje
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gargarina St. 194, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Uzbekistan  >  Samarqand Province  >  Samarkand
  • Phone Number: +998 66 221 27 56
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