If you are a seafood fan and have always wanted to try Kamchatka crab, you will have to come to Russia to taste it. It’s a popular course among locals and is pretty expensive in Moscow. Many Russian seafood chefs have become masters at cooking these unique crabs using a special technique known only to locals. Expect to see this first-class crab served up in an impeccable high-end setting. The best seafood restaurants in Moscow are not-surprisingly located in the city centre and are easy to access. Here are our top picks for the best places to try Kamchatka crab in Moscow.
Probably one of the only places in Moscow where you’ll find Kamchatka crab for an affordable price, Boston Seafood & Bar is a great place to try this local dish. The restaurant’s team works carefully with each ingredient to capture its fresh flavor and showcase its finest qualities. The crab and shrimp portions are surprisingly large and the wine list is extensive, including impeccable wines from Italy and America. Boston Seafood & Bar is a great place to introduce yourself to the world of Russian seafood.
This seafood bar is an absolute gem because of its extensive menu, location and hours of operation. Basically, you can try any kind of local seafood dish you want at almost any time. Try to book a table for a combo lunch on the weekend, and spoil yourself silly with Russian Kamchatka crab.
Wine & Crab is a favourite haunt for all the local foodies who know seafood. Like many other seafood restaurants in the central area, this place accommodates a multiple number of guests and offers the best crab and wine selection. If crab isn’t your thing, there’s an extensive list of seafood, snacks and cheese board options to choose from.
Marea seafood restaurant is located near the Administration of the President of Russian Federation building, not too far from the Kremlin and the oldest shopping mall in Moscow – GUM. It offers Kamchatka crabs prepared various ways, black caviar and fresh fish courses. Marea is spendy, so take your budget into account before you book a table.
A fine dining seafood restaurant by the famous Arkady Novikov, Klevo is a classic Russian seafood restaurant that introduces visitors to hairy Kamchatka crabs (and many other local sea creatures) in luxury. Every dish is seasoned with local spices and served on porcelain dinnerware. Russians love this place, so we highly recommend booking in advance.
Located in a posh historical residential neighbourhood in Moscow, Erwin tops all the charts for seafood restaurants. Sink your teeth into unforgettable blue and Kamchatka crabs. But be ready for the bill to take a bite out of your budget.
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