«Destinations» made a list of Kyiv’s best bargain seafood restaurants, including cheap and mid-priced spots, but not the most expensive ones. These are places for everyday dining, often with an informal flair. Go for the fish, not the décor!
Zhovte More (Yellow Sea)
This is a chain of affordable Japanese cuisine diners in Kyiv. Restaurants’ chefs are specially trained to prepare traditional oriental cuisine dishes. Zhovte More (Yellow Sea)
restaurant chain in Kyiv prides itself for using fresh and high quality ingredients for their dishes. Address: 26D, Dniprovska Naberezhna; 8, Geroyiv Stalingrady, Kyiv.
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«Chernomorka» Fish Shop
If you can’t go to Odesa and savor its delicious and very authentic cuisine even only for a day, now it all can be arranged without leaving Kyiv. Chernomorka Fish Shop brings the legendary Black Sea dishes to the capital of Ukraine. Opened by true Odesa gourmands, this fish restaurant in Kyiv promises to pleasantly surprise all the foodies with the best traditional south Ukrainian delicacies. At the first glance the place might look a bit plain and the menu might seem like a bit simple as well, however, Chernomorka is a place to enjoy simple south Ukrainian food cooked with love and passion. The menu includes classic Odesa cuisine dishes: Black Sea shrimps, rice with crayfish and mussels, noodles with crayfish, shellfish.
Address: 6/1, Dragomonova street, Kyiv.
Kin Kao is a recently opened Pan-Asian cuisine restaurant in Kyiv, located in the very heart of beautiful Podil district on calm Andryivska street. The restaurant offers its guests impressive culinary mix of Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indian and Thai dishes, tasty signature cocktails and pleasant atmosphere. A dinner in Kin Kao will be a good choice for anyone who enjoys Oriental cuisine.
Address: 9a, Andryivska street, Kyiv.
This is a Vietnamese street food joint located in the premises of Besarabskyy market in Kyiv downtown. It instantly earned a certain amount of social media hype around itself, with many bloggers and social media personalities posting numerous photos of food and quirky interior.
Vietnamskyy Privet menu offers traditional Vietnamese pho soups with chicken, veal or mushroom/tofu. Pho soups, the signature dish of this place, are served with lime and sauce. Other traditional Vietnamese dishes on the menu include tofu spring rolls, shrimp spring rolls, Chả giò, also known as Nem rán, which are deep fried rice paper rolls stuffed with minced pork or shrimp. Guests can also order a product of Vietnam’s colonial past, the banh mi sandwiches. The beloved concoction combines a crunchy French baguette with pork, pate and an ever-changing array of fresh vegetables.
Address: 2, Besarabska Square, inside Besarabsky Market.
Chang is exactly what it says, the bistronomy. In other words - a fancier version of a Vietnamese cuisine and fast food spot. This place is an ideal option for a quick lunch or dinner in case you are a fan of oriental cuisine and are looking for a democratic and affordable place to enjoy it in Kyiv.
The restaurant puts a strong focus on sourcing the very best products from specialty growers and suppliers. Meat and vegetables are supplied by best local farms; all the sauces are prepared by the chef himself. The herbs for the dishes are delivered from the farm near Kyiv, which is run by a Vietnamese family. The chef takes great care for selecting the best quality ingredients in order to create most authentic tasting Vietnamese dishes.
Address: 23A, Yaroslaviv Val street, Kyiv.
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