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Russian, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 25 June 2020 via mobile

Very good local food and locally sourced too! All foods are inspired by old believers' cuisine! Interior is fun and colourful!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

There is just super delicious food! I ordered the fish selyanka (fish soup) and my partner ordered the fish sashlôkk (crispy fish). Also we tasted local tea and cake. The staff was very friendly and quick. All these meals were so delicious! I definitely go...back when it’s at the way and there has space. This place is so popular that sometimes you should wait to get the place.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

Delicious home made food, would definitely recommend! Traditional atmosphere. Very pleasant service! Make sure you have cash!

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

If you are several make sure to order the dishes or some of you will have finished before others are served. ”Only cash” is a minus. Food is good, like a real home made meal. It is not posh like in a realy fancy place....Come with medium expectations.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We stopped for a light lunch with family who know the area - otherwise we would never have found it. We sat outside and the view was stunning. I had sushimi and it was delicious. The other choices were excellent and we had a lovely...green salad to go with it. The prices were incredibly reasonable, and I would recommend it to anyone who can find it!More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Anything they preapred was amazing, tasty and fresh. Do try and you wont regret! Especially the fish pancake and czar's fish

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came to the restaurant 17.30 on a Tuesday and asked for a table to drink tea. The waitress responded very unkindly that they would not serve any more tea and that there was no more food. Since we were in time (the closing time...is at 18.00) we insisted to sit down and be server but according to both waitresses this was impossible. Our entitet family (6 people) had to leave the restaurant hungry, thirsty and very disappointed and will not return.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This little roadside restaurant in a blue painted house in the hamlet of Kolkja is called "Fish and Onion Restaurant" if you read Estonian or Russian. Don't hesitate to stop. The dining room has about 10 tables set with samovars, but we were the only...guests this rainy afternoon. The beet soup was filled with vegetables and topped with cream. The onion soup was in a clear broth, both just delicious. The Zander fish fresh from Lake Peipsi was a gastronomic treat. The fish was pan fried and served with a tomato-onion sauce, potatoes and green onion salad. The firm, white fish was moist and tasty; expertly prepared with a sprinkling of dill. We shared a pancake with berries for dessert. The generous servings were prepared on site and served by a friendly waitress. The decor reflects Old Believers' costumes and customs. The soups were about 3 euros/each and the main courses about 9 euros/each. Good value. Memorable meal. Beautiful samovars.More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Eight of us had lunch here and it was amazing, although maybe not for vegetarians among us. The "fish pancakes" were one of the best things I have had in Estonia.

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Genuine gem. Tasty fish, good service, nice russian style orthodox ambience. Very reasonable price. Highly recommended. Real surprice to find there in a small village. Worth a visit from Tartu.

Date of visit: September 2016
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4