Tourists from all corners of the world arrive in this ancient city every summer to enjoy the salty water of the Black Sea and sandy beaches under hot Odesa’s sun. In addition to beautiful nature and exciting history this city can boast numerous cafes and restaurants. Assol, Kumanets, Dacha, U Gostmana and Kartoplyaniki are the most popular of them. Here the locals and tourists can always taste a variety of delicious dishes of Ukrainian cuisine as well as have a friendly chat.
Dacha Restaurant is considered to be one of the most beautiful restaurants in Odesa thanks to its location in a picturesque place surrounded by a green garden. In summertime you will be able to taste Ukrainian cuisine in the open air and admire the beauty of the surrounding landscape. The restaurant can boast delicious Ukrainian dishes, such as dumplings with pork and beef, vareniki with potatoes, meat, cottage cheese or cherries, and drink Uzvar, the famous Ukrainian drink made of dried fruits. It is a perfect place for parents and children. While you are dining at the restaurant, your children can play at a playground. Though the restaurant is located far from the city center, it is worth visiting.
85/3 Frantsuzki Boulevard
Tel.: +380 48 714 3119
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Assol Restaurant is built in the form of an ancient three-mast frigate and is located on the coast in the middle of Arcadia Beach. This ship restaurant can boast its exclusive interior. Moreover, its visitors will be able to enjoy tasty dishes of European and Ukrainian cuisine, and contemplate a breathtaking sea view sitting on the comfortable sofas and listen to live music at night.
5 Arcadia beach
Tel.: +38(048)701 3101
Kumanets restaurant is located in Odesa downtown near Deribasovska street. Its interior is represented in rural Ukrainian style, decorated with traditional Ukrainian embroidery, ancient rural accessories, such as spinning wheels, a wood-burning stove and jugs. This restaurant serves only dishes of Ukrainian cuisine, such as black pudding, homemade sausages, herring, potato pancakes, Ukrainian borsch, salo (pork fat) and stuffed cabbage leaves. In addition to national cuisine the guests will be able to enjoy Ukrainian music 3 days per week: on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (from 20:00 to 23:00). This place is just perfect for family celebrations and friendly meetings.
7 Gavannaya street
Tel.: +38 0482 376 946
U Gostmana Restaurant
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U Gostmana Restaurant is a small, but cozy place located not far from the city center. It resembles an apartment, but not the eating place. It has home-like interior creating a family atmosphere for all visitors. Its interior resembles the post-war Odesa style. There are framed photos on the wall over the piano, a small kettle and a clock in the corner. The waiters serve simple, but tasty Ukrainian meat dishes. The restaurant can also boast its reasonable prices and grand helpings.
13 Yevreiska street
Tel.: + 38-048-787-77-25
The signature dishes of Kartoplyaniki Restaurant are traditional Ukrainian borshch and Kartoplyaniki (potato pancakes) hence it got its name. Just like almost every Ukrainian restaurant it can boast its quite generous helpings. This place is just perfect for those guests who would like to taste simple, but hearty Ukrainian dishes at reasonable prices.
1 Katerynynska street
While staying in Odesa, you may visit a lot of interesting places as well as the city restaurants with their unique Ukrainian cuisine that belong to such attractions.
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