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Prego Italian Restaurant

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Karla Marksa St., 15A, Irkutsk, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 395 297-97-57
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every time I go to this restaurant I feel like I've escaped Irkutsk. The atmosphere is very nice, servers are typically quick to respond, on weekends there's live classical music. The food is top notch Italian - from the appetizers to main course and through the desserts. They make their own bread and pasta. The desserts are freshly made daily.... More 

Thank Masha M
Seattle, WA
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104 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant walking around town. It looked warm and inviting so we decided to give it a go and left feeling very satisfied with our choice. The ambience is terrific. It’s very upscale (for Irkutsk) and we were the most underdressed in our hiking boots and fleece sweaters. We also appeared to be the only tourists in... More 

Thank nelsoli
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We didn't see inside as we opted for outdoor dining, which was a bit chilly once the sun went down (we were offered blankets though!). The house red was exactly what was needed that evening. My wife and I both ordered pasta (Bolognese and Carbonara). It was good but nothing spectacular. We both ordered the small portion, which was indeed... More 

Thank AlvaGrg
Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, nice interior, romantic atmosphere and life music, very friendly staff. We have pizza and pasta with seafood.

Thank ZuzanaRemisova
Bern, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

You can choose between a lot of italian meals such as e.g. pizza, pasta, lasagne, fish,... Staff was very friendly and the food was good

Thank kevinportner
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

It's a shocker! The pasta is nuked in the microwave and comes served as a clump of pasta that's clearly been in the fridge for days. After its heated they put the other sauces, flavours and meat over the top... Just not good enough.... We bought a bottle of Italian wine that resembled vinegar.... Do the Russian restaurants know anything... More 

Thank Capehorn2
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Our last night in Irkutsk after a great stay and before the next rail leg of our Trans-Siberian adventure and we were looking for 'nice' meal! After we got over the idea of not eating Siberian or Russian in this interesting and historical city, Italian seemed perfect and the restaurant certainly looked contemporary and funky for east Siberia. Service was... More 

Thank ggandse
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220 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We enjoyed the atmosphere of our dinner, the service was lovely and they have a great little outdoor patio away from the noisy street. The food was ok and fresh. Enjoyed the salads and the spaghetti bolognese, the full portion was large, my spaghetti could have been warmer, but it was still great! and my friends who had the same... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We had salad and pasta, great Italian food according to russian standards! Friendly staff, whose English was also sufficient enough for us to communicate. However some mix up with the orders and delays keeps us from the top score.

Thank tuvagr
Lima, Peru
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252 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is a nice Italian restaurant that offers numerous options and excellent service. My squid stuffed with cheese was fantastic. Recommended.

Thank Gazap0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karla Marksa St., 15A, Irkutsk, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Siberian District  >  Irkutsk Oblast  >  Irkutsk
  • Phone Number: +7 395 297-97-57

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