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Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 640-16-16
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef stroganoff” (33 reviews)
“caviar” (24 reviews)
“borscht” (20 reviews)
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European, Russian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Tsar
1. Russian cuisine
"The food was really nice, particularly the beef Stroganoff"
Alessandro B
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2. Caviar tasting
"We both started with the connoisseur caviar tasting"
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3. Great service
"Delicious food and great service."
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked the Tsar restaurant to celebrate a birthday and were looking for a place with traditional atmosphere and cuisine. It did an excellent job in both respects. The Chicken Kiev was excellent, as were the steamed vegetables. The porcini soup was also very good....More

Thank robertwD7057IG
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

First things first: i'm a head chef in the kitchen myself. And a russian born one. I left St Petersburg many years ago when the restaurant scene left lots to be desired. Visiting the city nowadays i wanted to have something authentic on the one...More

4  Thank tonibulg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great time and absolutely amazing food. Absolutely amazing service and food. The king crab pelmeni and chicken Kiev which were both incredibly made.

Thank Alejandro_C850
Reviewed 4 days ago

during our trip to saint Petersburg we found this place as the historic Russian cuisine. the atmosphere take you 100 years back but the food remain our days.. I can suggest one visit in this place to understand the main Russian kitchen but not more

Thank 1,234,556,788,888,888
Мария К, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Tsar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, thank you very much for your feedback. We are looking forward to welcome you again at our restaurants worldwide!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My buddies and I were in town for the world Cup . We wanted to have an authentic Russian food with reasonable price. We had dinner at this place . They had very delicious food and lively entertainment which I am sure the Americans will...More

Thank Mamali Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weary after a day of walking around many a site, we fell over this little gem as we wandered around. Worried it was a bit high end for our tourist outfits they were not worried at all. Feels very upmarket. Food is exceptionally good, my...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After walking out from Caviar bar at Grande Europe hotel thankfully our driver took us here !!!!! What an incredible food! I could not fault a one bit about this restaurant!!!!! Waiters very polite, spoke good English and offered first class service! Also live music...More

Thank Diana Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Foods were nice, and their sommelier was very helpful in finding the white wines that I want and then recommended a very nice Italian red to follow.

Thank Terence T
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to find this restaurant when we’re trying to find a place to dine. The decoration is superb and it feels like you’re in a palace. Every small detail is throughly thoughtful and well taken care of. The food was great, the staff...More

Thank MarcellaAquino
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a caviar tasting and since the Caviar Bar wouldn’t open on Monday I decided to go to Tsar. Impeccable service and food. I deeply recommend the Liver Strogonoff (I know, it sounds strange, but it is incredible) and the Napoleon as...More

Thank Ana Lyl C
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Questions & Answers
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Мария К | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately, in the Tsar there are no women's days.
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May 7, 2017|
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Response from Мария К | Property representative |
Hello! There isn't special dress code in our restaurant. Casual style is optimal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighborhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 640-16-16
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