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Biblioteka

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Biblioteka ul. Bolshaya Pokrovskaya 46, Nizhny Novgorod 603000, Russia
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+7 831 433-69-34
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The place was told to have good cuisine. Yes menu is not too wide to prove freshness of dishes. But focus on pasta and pizza looks a bit contradictory to reputation of popular 'gourmet' place. Pizza was good, ordinary good. Location is convenient if you are in city center. Restaurant interior is interesting enough to feel well being there. The... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Encouraged by many positive reviews decided to go for early dinner. Generally quality of food was disappointing - I have tried gazpacho which was far away from soups I have tried before. Chicken was ok hit nothing special. Service - excellent, really trying their best. If you do not expect too much from food and don't want to pay a... More 

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Thank GrgWrc
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

That's a nice place indeed. It is located at the very center of Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street (which is a main touristic street of the city). We were here at 20:00 (reserved a table in advance, one hour before). There were some free tables at this time but not many of them, so reservation worth it if you are going to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

The menu is 'complex' to say the least. Many dishes are of Italian nature or so they sound. Heavy on the cheeses and sauces, the place is not for the faint of heart. However, if you are willing to forgo mains and stick to salads, you may find a satisfying simple salad on the menu. Service is average. There is... More 

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Thank Trieffort
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Simple, decent food for a simple decent price. Nice balcony in summer, and very good service. The wine selection is not huge, but a perfectly good bottle of Pinot Grigio is actually one of the cheaper options. Good for a bit of lunch.

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Thank Kristján S
Moscow, Russia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Very popular place, I beleive the main reason is really low prices in here. Pizza was good enough. A bit overcrowded in the lunch and dinner-time.

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Thank IKravtsova
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The waiters here are really friendly and spoke good English. The menu is quite amusing - they've added in a page at the start apologising that, due to the price of cheese in Russia now, they can no longer offer Parmesan for free! The food was good (pizza was better than the meat lasagne) but at 20% off on weekdays... More 

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Thank Amycvc
Moscow, Russia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Located at upper floor but it is worth to climb). A bit casual style with a libraly and real books as a background. One may read them! Many classics, both Russian and worldwide, also for kids. Food makes a very good impression in spite it's not aristocracy styled. Just looks good and tasty along with good atmosphere and quick (but... More 

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Thank Sergey S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Good cakes and espresso, quick service, nice atmosphere, you wish to stay longer there. I hope next time to go there for dinner.

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Thank José A
Cresskill, New Jersey
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

This little restaurant is located on the main city's street Bolshaya Pokrovka. Very cozy, always almost full regardless of the time of the day. Great place for students' companies. You can find on the walls very interesting "life-teaching" statements. Food is very good. When you walk stairs, you can see on the walls the great collection of pictures of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Biblioteka ul. Bolshaya Pokrovskaya 46, Nizhny Novgorod 603000, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Volga District  >  Nizhny Novgorod Oblast  >  Nizhny Novgorod
  • Phone Number: +7 831 433-69-34

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?