The Best Restaurants For Contemporary Russian Cuisine in Moscow

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Contributor / Journalist2 November 2017

What makes a contemporary Russian restaurant special? It may offer an incredible atmosphere and a value for your money as well. Or maybe after several months in operation, it is still going to offer you an undeniably great experience in Moscow? We know all the answers to these questions, which may be wide and unexpected, but if you’re looking for restaurants that both define and capture contemporary Moscow’s culinary scene, stop right here.

Yuzhane / Южане

Restaurant, Russian, European, $$$
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If you want to experience a taste of Russian barbecue and grill, you will love dining at Yuzhane. Their signature is fried meat (you choose the type) seasoned with honey, ginger sauce, and of course, grilled vegetables.

Severyane / Северяне

Restaurant, Russian, European, $$$
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If you want to feel like a local Moscovite, Severyane is undoubtedly a great choice. Located in the heart of Moscow, this restaurant serves delicious modern Russian cuisine and you’ll be enjoying your dinner alongside lots of neighborhood residents who love the place.

Voronej / Воронеж

Restaurant, Russian, $$$
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After exploring Yuzhane & Severyane, refuel at Voronej with their main course—pastrami. The true taste of Russian countryside with its fresh products, Voronej offers an exciting and delicious dining experience.

Beluga / Белуга

Restaurant, Russian, Seafood, $$$
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The first thing that greats you when you visit Beluga is the caviar a vodka bar. This Russian restaurant by Alexander Rappoport is located right in thone of the oldest hotels of Moscow—Hotel National. Make sure to order ahead for the incredible platter of salmon with black caviar and micro herbs.

Ruski

Restaurant, Russian, Vegetarian, European, $$$
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Book now and you’ll probably get a table this season. This restaurant is located on the 85th floor of Moscow City tower and offers perfect views of Moscow during the twilight and, of course, at night.

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