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Jan Jak

#784 of 11,297 Restaurants in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
French, European, Central European
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Nikitsky bulvar, 12 | Metro Arbatskaya, Moscow 119019, Russia
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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Besides the high bill, the service was slow, the food was tasteless and the wine was just plain bad. They have many places in town, but really, dont go.

Thank alfa_x99
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Moscow June 2015. Restaurant Jean-Jacque - "Jan-Jak" in russian - in the ground-floor of Hotel Circus near Metro Station Tsvetnoy Boulevard on the Grey Line. It's a strange feeling, sitting in Moscow - feeling like being in Paris. (After a while you'll hear american and english music as well, but there still will be only french dishes with a russian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Pleasant food and surroundings though very empty for a lunch serving, Beef with mushroom sauce was a good call.

Thank Dumpers
Moscow, Russia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Cafe «Jean-Jacques» is a favorite place for city's «intelligentsia»: artists, writers, journalists, photographers and wannabes. Always loud and busy, better book a table in advance.

Thank WeHeartMoscow
St. Petersburg, Russia
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Good french food, but asparagus was not as testy as i thought. Good french music is a plus. There are papers on tables where you can draw while waiting for dinner.

Thank Sabrinka-spb
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

A nice place to have a meal. Very reasonable priced for Moscow . The atmosphere is almost French as the food is. Try it I would say.

Thank Louis A
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

First of all this review is for the JanJak on Tverskoy not Nikitsky. We went twice as we liked it so much. a busy part of the city and this was a lovely bistro style place. Plenty of Russian and French style choices. Stroganoff was yummy also has the spinach as a side... mmm... Also a miracle - reasonably priced... More 

Thank WanderlustMum1
Moscow, Russia
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Nice place - reasonably priced - but so smokey it is uncomfortable. Even by Moscow standards this place is awful. Too bad - because otherwise it's ok

Thank Michael D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Simple French fare, done well and in a cozy atmosphere. By Moscow standards it's very reasonable. Will return soon, but fair warning, smoking is allowed.

Thank Quasimodel
Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Have been in two of their restaurants and both are great. I love that one which not far from metro " Kuznetskiy Most" next to Staleshnikovskiy per. Staff are always smily and happy to see you there. Great french food. Drinks are good too.

Thank Andrey1224

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $39
French, European, Central European
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikitsky bulvar, 12 | Metro Arbatskaya, Moscow 119019, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: +74956903886

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