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Russian Samovar Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Russian, Eastern European, Ukrainian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

Welcome to the world of Russian cuisine
Small $4.99
Large $5.99
Borscht
Traditional soup with cabbage, beets, potatoes, tomatoes and seasoning. Topped with sour cream. (Keeps people together)
$4.49
Piroshki with Potato
$4.99
Piroshki with Cabbage, Mushrooms and Vegetables
Pockets of lightly baked bread with choice of filling.
$9.99
Pelmeni (8 Pieces)
Siberian dumplings/ravioli beef filled "pels" eaten with chicken broth, dollop of sour cream, and dill. Soy sauce (optional). (Hearty meal for the hungry)
$10.99
Polish Sausage
Sausage with‏ sauteed sauerkraut, mushrooms and vegetables.
Small $4.99
Large $5.99
Dessert
Cream puffs, sour cream, chocolate syrup topped with whipped cream and cherry.
$1.99
Russian Tea
A mild mixture of raspberry, boysenberry, mint, and fire-weed blossom.
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

During my travel in Alaska, i came across this cafe and decided to take a closer look. That's how i encountered the owner Nina. To say that she is extremely pushy and rude would be an incredible understatement. Every step i made in this warehouse...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

The sun warms everybody, but not everybody is Happy! === ======== Kristi L 225 Reviewed August 3, 2018=======Ancient Russian old believers experience Nina is offering the true Russian cafe like it has been for ages in real Russian villages. The athmosphare and the attitude of...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 stopped here en route to Anchorage from Homer. We told her we just wanted something to drink, but she informed us that we would have Russian tea and dessert. She wanted to make us lunch, but we had eaten breakfast only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank laurull
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Our dear guests! We really appreciate your taking the time to write such a nice review of our ''Samovar ''Cafe. It always cheers us to hear that people have enjoyed our food and hospitality ! We look forward to serving you in the future. Have...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

What a delightful experience we had. Nina makes sure that you do so much more than taste Russian food. Though we were just stopping in for a snack and not the full Russian experience she still made sure that we got it! Be certain to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lindacbyrd
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Dear Linda! I'm Realy glad that you had a great time. Thank you for your time and kindness, best wishes! Welcome in Nikolaevsk AGAIN ! Nina Fefelov

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Nina is offering the true Russian cafe like it has been for ages in real Russian villages. The athmosphare and the attitude of her service takes you to the real Russian family. Take the tour and you will remember this forever!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kristi L
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

My dear guests! Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review for us. It is customers like you that keep us excited about our business over the past 16 years. It always cheers us to hear that people have enjoyed our foodand...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Nina runs a little Russian cafe in the Old Believers' hamlet of Niklaevsk, Alaska. Visiting her and the taste of her down-home Russian food is a unique experience that contrasts with the more commercial tourist setting in nearby Homer. Nina appreciates your making a reservation....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Daniel F
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear Dan and Susan ! We really appreciate your taking the time to write such a nice review of our ''Samovar ''Cafe. It always cheers us to hear that people have enjoyed our food and hospitality ! We look forward to serving you in the...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband, our teenage son, and I visited The Samovar after reading about what a legend the owner, Nina Fefelov, is. We made reservations that morning and went for dinner around 7:00pm. Nina greeted us with the characteristic directive, maternal warmth of many Russian matriarchs...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank irenepug
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

My dear Guests! I'm Realy glad that you had a great time. Thank you for your time and kindness, best wishes! Welcome in Nikolaevsk AGAIN ! Nina Fefelov

Reviewed July 20, 2018

We found this village by Google and drove from Calgary, Canada to meet these wonderful people. We have been met with open heart, fed a tasty Russian food and tald interesting stories. Thank you Nina for your hospitality. We highly recommend this place to everybody...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank igorblumentsvaig
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Dear Igor and Galina ! We really appreciate your taking the time to write such a nice review of our ''Samovar ''Cafe. It always cheers us to hear that people have enjoyed our food and hospitality ! We look forward to serving you in the...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

Highly recommend! This is not an average eatery. Nina shares her life and community story while the traditional Russian comfort food deliciously makes you a part of it during your visit. By the time you leave, you will feel like a part of Nina's family!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Beth A
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

My dear guests! Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review for us. It is customers like you that keep us excited about our business over the past 16 years. It always cheers us to hear that people have enjoyed our food,...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018

We came here with my husband and didn't really have any expectations, just saw the place on Google. The dinner itself was great, but It's not just the food and tea, it's an amazing experience of talking to the owner Nina and finding out about...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marina_Saitova
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Dear Marina! We really appreciate your taking the time to write such a nice review of our ''Samovar ''Cafe. It always cheers us to hear that people have enjoyed our food and hospitality ! We look forward to serving you in the future. Have a...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Home made fireweed bread, tea, soup (Delicious). Nina is a sweet hard working person, and hostess. I advise calling and making a reservation first, so Nina can prepare.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank David F
SAMOVAR_10, Owner at Russian Samovar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

My dear guests! Thank you for your time and kindness, best wishes! Nina Ffefelov

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TroyM1142
March 14, 2017|
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Response from SAMOVAR_10 | Property representative |
Hello, this is all menu, please make a reservation. Thank you, Nina
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