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Russian Renaissance

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5241 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-2817
(415) 752-8558
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Poway, California
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77 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had received positive feedback about this restaurant and wanted to experience authentic Russian cuisine. We were pleased by the authentic Pelmeni soup; however, while our entrees were equally tasty, the portion size of both entrees was extremely small -- perfect for a 7 year old child, but clearly not for adults. This made for a poor value, given the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Five of us had dinner there on a Saturday night. The food was generally very good. Blinis were great, as was Beef Stroganoff (maybe the best I've had). Kachapuri was good, though sort of a giant baked cheese casserole with a thin layer of baked dough on top and bottom. Portions were huge! The trout with mushrooms and cheese was... More 

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Roseville, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Night before a trip to Mexico we stayed in San Francisco. Because of travel to SF we arrived late and the restaurant was very accommodating with our arrival time. There were 5 guests in our group. Even though we were the last guests in the restaurant we were made comfortable and there was nothing they would not do for us.... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

I've dined at the Russian Renaissance on multiple occasions, and they impress me more and more every time. Try the crab salad or the lamb kabob, or even something as simple as fried potatoes and mushrooms - it's out of this world!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2005

After a 10 year lull, my wife and I started visiting this place again. Gone was the cool bar in the front room, and gone was the charming old man who once ran the place. New owners, and same room and menu. Our first visit, no complanits, this visit was sort of rough aroudn the edges. It was a Thurs.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
Russian
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5241 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-2817
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: (415) 752-8558

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