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“Expensive but elegant”
Review of C.D.L. Restaurant

C.D.L. Restaurant
Ranked #1,127 of 13,886 Restaurants in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $42
Cuisines: Russian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Arbat
Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Expensive but elegant”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

While everyone likes Pushkins, the Russians I work with prefer CDL. I have been once for work and once when the family was visiting ... Both great. While it is very expensive, even for Moscow, the service, the food, and the ambience make it worth the visit.

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Beirut
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Excellent Winter Russian Style restaurant”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Very expensive restaurant but worth it. The decoration is very rich in Wood decoration giving the place a winter warm ambiance.
The service is excellent
And if you order tea you will have a full show for the serving with a very nice presentation and an excellent tea but don't be shoked by the coast of the tea :)

  • Visited September 2011
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Plano, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

I went to this restaurant with a group of 200 associates. The service was outstanding given the size of our group. The dining room is beautiful built inside an old Russian Mansion. The food was equally good starting with a traditional seafood salad with eggs and caviar, and ending with an exquisite dish made with a combination of ground chicken and veal, breaded and served with a light mushroom sauce. It was surprisingly light and was fork tender. The flavor was unexpected and utterly delicious. I highly recommend this spot for a fun night out.

  • Visited July 2012
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great ambiance”
Reviewed June 23, 2012

Good food with great service in a classic club that simply breaths history and culture. Not cheap but worth the visit

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Moscow
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Expensive, but Worth It”
Reviewed June 16, 2012

This is the restaurants where presidents and oligarchs are likely to eat. it is expensive, but sometimes it is not the food that matters, but the experience - the place is a museum. Please check on the prices before you attend, but if you decide to go, you will not be disappointed!

Visited November 2011
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