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Fast Food, European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European
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Reviewed November 16, 2020 via mobile

If you want fine dining or great service or a nice steak then there are plenty of other places to eat in St petersburg because you won't get them here . But ... if your passing and want something quick cheap and ok then you...can't go wrong here . Its just around the corner from the hotel I was staying in and I liked the fact it was full of locals . You walk along pointing at various dishes then pay at the end of the line . I had a soup , salad and a plate of chicken and pasta with a drink for less than £4 . Its clean and also open 24hours a day . For the price you can't beat it . I ate there three times while I was working there for a couple of weeksMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

Best Stolovaya in Sankt Petersburg from were I have eaten. If you want fast, cheap and Russian traditional food but still somehow a restaurant standard than this is the place to go. Most of the time quite full. The place is more comfortable than most...of its similar counterparts. It has also access to wi-fi and charging sockets. If I think of russian cuisine first place thatr pops in my mind.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

Stolovaya (which means “cafeteria” or “canteen” in Russian). You can find here food like beetroot borscht, dumplings stuffed with potatoes and mushrooms, chicken meatballs, beef and gravy over kasha, pork or chicken in egg , deserts and others ...They have a beer as well ....Prices are really good . Lunch or dinner for 2 (3 course) about 750 Rub / about 8-9 £ . Definitely will come back .More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

cheap tasty food and soooo many variant of food available here. I didn't waste my money anywhere else knowing that my money worth more to eat here. Even the food suits my asian taste. This place suitable for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert time, or even...drinks. I love the salads, champignon, desserts,and borsch.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

A very russian tradition with many locals eating in them and half the price of most eating places. Not restaurant standard but good homely meals.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

Great place with a great budget! I was pretty impressed and i love кисель! Will definitely visit again someday

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are near the place in lunch hour you can see hungry locals in a help yourself que to grab something from a big range of russian regular home-tasting menu. The food is fresh, tasty and the price is rediculous - $3 for all...you see in the photo. Bon appétit! ;)More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

You can find several dishes for every course, all very tasty and incredible cheap. The personnel is nice and they know a little English. There is also an English description of the dishes.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

It is a net of cafeterias all around the city. I have visited two of them on Nevsky avenue. But there were many hungry people who were patiently waiting in the queue. I joined them and didn't regret. Everything was fresh and very delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Well, we came here, since our hotel was in a good vicinity and we were starving hungry. Therefore, we entered the first place we could found which was opened at 8 a.m. To tell the truth, it is not a restaurant or a café, but...it is a canteen. In addition, the prices are low, the food is edible and some dished tasty, don’t take coffee here, though, since it is awful. In a whole, it is a place to grab a bite to eat, when you don’t have much choice or money.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Let me introduce you the secret of backpackers and students and anyone who wants to save money on food. The food is delicious and i would strongly recommend to have your food there you can save like tons of money which you can use to...go around the city.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Really cheap and traditional Russian dishes! It is not 5 star restaurant so don’t except something special. It works 24/7 and you can find it almost at every corner in St. Petersburg.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This is nice place with many branches in St.Petersburg. We visit it each time while in SPb. Good prices, fast and tasty.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Went once for lunch and it was pretty good. Returned the next evening and got yelled at because my Russian partner asked what was inside 2 things. When our food came it was stone cold. Would not recommend.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Came here for dinner and another time for lunch. You just choose what you want and they put it on a plate for you. Not easy as it is all in Russian, they don't speak English and just talk in Russian expecting you to understand....So it's a bit hit and miss. Still it was very tasty and good price. Even when we went for lunch the woman couldn't understand that you don't want two pizzas on one plate for two people! We wanted to come here as the locals come here. Would certainly recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Stolovaya # 1 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5