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“Buzzy place with excellent food.”
Review of Cafe Zarina

Cafe Zarina
Ranked #5 of 36 Restaurants in Karakol
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a few less than imporssive meals in Kyrgyzstan, I was taken here by a local, and I have to say the quality of the food was outstanding. Very very tender shashlik, nice tea and lovely dessert. All for a sensible fair price.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank styIe_guru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu had a range of interesting dishes that we hadn't seen elsewhere in Central Asia - I think a lot of it drew on Soviet/Russian heritage. Anyway, I ordered a beer and some Moldavian meat. The beer arrived relatively quickly - within 20 minutes or so. The food took well over an hour. We speculated that the staff must be on lunch break and, sure enough, after the long wait the food seemed to star coming out (for us and for others) quite quickly. Others also liked their food when it came.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Very nice and clean restaurant with a great staff, it was our oasis after our long trip bu car
Was full with tourists which shows how popular is this restaurant

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank shiraziwine
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Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

We visited the restaurant for our 1st dinner in Karakol. I'm disappointed.
The food we wanted to try were unavailable, the services we received was lower than average. We asked some sauce for kebab and shasilik. There were 4 waitresses working there however the responses from them were slow and we were almost ignored! No acknowledgement....
There are so many tourists in the restaurant so that presumably they are snobby and spoiled. Avoid.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank crazypanda48
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Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

We waited 20 minutes for a cappuccino even though the place was empty. They had 4 waitresses standing around doing nothing so had to order at the bar. They put a 10 percent service charge on the bill either way. Really poor place

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank michalo900
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