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Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg, Russia
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+7 812 640-16-16
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Worth every penny. A must visit for anyone in St Pete. The stroganoff is a triumph. 10/10

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Thank David K
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience is resumed in the title: the aim of this restaurant is to bring you back at the reign glory, with pictures of famous battles and tzars all along the walls. it's all pretty suggestive thanks to the ancient chandeliers, tapestries, and porcelains. The food, the most important thing, is the best of the Russian tradition: selected by a... More 

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1 Thank ScarlettOtto
Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stepping into the 'Tsar' restaurant made me feel going back in time, actually in 1916. As a young officer of the imperial life-guard in white uniform, kissing the hand of Russian Countesses. Just for the setting it's worth it. It's like a David Lean filmset,Dr Jivago might sit at the table next to you. The room is decorated with a... More 

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1 Thank amenotep
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Super restaurant, very hospitable, nice background music, exquisite Russian cuisine. We had sturgeon caviar with blinis, black toast and soured cream followed by beef stroganoff with mashed potatoes, my partner had duck with soured cabbage which was delicious. As a dessert we had a cake with fresh fruit, vanilla sponge which was also delicious. We enjoyed the Georgian red vine... More 

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Thank Eva S
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Service, food and wine were all terrific. Authentic Russian fine dining in old style surroundings. The Chicken Kiev and the Napoleon dessert were especially good. Well located not far of the main tourist district.

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Thank PeteC166a
Hamburg, Germany
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Very cozy restaurant in the center of St.Petersburg Delicious food , friendly staff , atmosphere of Russian monarch is in the air )) BUT! One point: Tips were putted in the bill as a "must to pay "what usually not regular in Russian restaurants and it's usually up to guest to decide how much he wants to tip for waiters... More 

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Thank TravelerfromHH
Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Tsar features a nice atmosphere, a solid menu and is on the upper part of the price range in St. Petersburg. It is centrally located and the dishes were well presented. Would be a 5/5 if a pianist had been there.

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Thank Andrew-Bauerfeld
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and very old School Russian mean and presentation. Unfortunately, our waiter was also serving a birthday party of 10 people who were very high maintenance who unfortunately took our server away from us. The throne in the toilet is quite fitting for a king. Overall, it was a great experience I just wished the waiter could... More 

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Thank Jeremy C
Milan, Italy
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Had a really pleasant dinner after a charming time at the Mikhailovsky Theatre. Quite opulent but overall fascinating venue. The food was really nice, particularly the beef Stroganoff and the pelmeni. All my friends were extremely pleased as well!

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Thank Alessandro B
Dartford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. Food of a good quality and not as expensive as we had imagined. Appears to be the haunt of the stars (check out the photo wall). Also check out the rest rooms, they're a good laugh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?