Eat your way through the capital of Russia

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Eat your way through the capital of Russia

We encourage you try to pop in to at least a couple of local eateries while you are touring through Moscow. There are many mom and pop shops serving up some of the best Shchi (cabbage soup) and Pelmeni (minced meat in pastry dough). If you see locals eating there, it is a good sign; you might just want to give it a try.

As many travelers as there are in Moscow, the city satisfies an international craving. Upon landing in this beautiful city, a person can scarf down authentic Russian cuisine or asian-infused delights. There are no bounds to dining in this city of more than 12 million.

If you are vegetarian, there are options for you.


A new take on Russian cuisine, Lavkalavka is a farm-to-table restaurant serving up consciousness on the plate. Their mission is to provide food created with seasonal and local ingredients to give back to the community they are serving by supporting farmers in and around Moscow. Their concept hugs around nostalgia, as they bring back some of Russia’s most traditional dishes in a refurbished fashion.

The hearty soups and stews can be found here, along with local cheese boards, and homemade everything. Rest assure that your food is fresh, never frozen. While deer and deer heart are readily available, your vegetarian side will be satisfied just as well. There are buckwheat delights along with roasted cauliflower quinoa.

To discover more

Lepim i Varim

A special eatery, Lepim i Varim creates handcrafted dumplings. Their self-proclaimed mission being that they want to make the best dumplings in the world. With a variety, some even looking to satisfy vegetarians, Lepim i Varim is living up to its name. If you are looking for a food that is easy to eat and nice to the taste buds, come through for an eclectic, unexpected meal.

To discover the menu

To get in touch: +7 (985) 688-96-06

Mari Vanna

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this is a cozy, home-style restaurant sure to make you feel comfortable. Traditional Russian fixings meet a cute atmosphere to make for a nice meal, whenever you choose to visit.

Explore the menu

To get in touch: +7 (495) 650-650-0

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