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Galernaya St., 18, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
+7 812 314-94-37
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
16 Dec 2016
“Tucked away downstairs, near Hotel Grand Mark”
9 Aug 2016
“Very nice restaurant”
Closed Now
All hours
European, Russian, Central European, Bar, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
Galernaya St., 18, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
Neighbourhood: Admiralteisky
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the pleasure to enjoy a lunch course of Beef Stroganoff quite near the Stroganov Palace where the dish was invented. A nice, and cosy restaurant, but quite dark interior perhaps makes it better for dinners after dark. I had to be patient. Even though...More

Thank reisedreng
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Cosy little place. Like being in a cellar..dark and atmospheric. Nice selection of budget priced russian food. Not much English spoken..so be patient.

Thank ozsolo53
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Cozy place, tasty food, interesting design and great service, this will make your lunch great. Recommended.

Thank Tal R
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Good food for your money! Fancy meat and fish. Tasty starters. Great dessert. And not too pricey by the way. Good place for locals. Try it!

Thank Feuerbard
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Crocodile is not as excellent as it was during the past 20 years, but prospects are very good that its full excellence will return. We have been permanent customers of the Crocodile restaurant during the past 20 years, ever since it opened its doors. We...More

1  Thank TravellersSPB
Дарья М, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Crocodile, responded to this review

Dear Ann! Thank you very much for the time spent to write a review about our restaurant. It is important for us to know Your opinion. Your comments help us to become better. We really hope to see You again in our restaurant. See you...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place was recommended by our DK St. Petersburg book and it was worth the long search. Addresses are a bit touch and go in St. Petersburg so we had some scouring to do once we were on the right street. A green door caught...More

Thank TeachKandTravel
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This place was an old favourite but unfortunately it has not been updated for about 15 years. It cannot rely purely on the nostalgia and loyalty of its customers. The atmosphere is really nice and the place is great for a drink. The food was...More

1  Thank Mac1312
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

very nice and cosy bar/ restaurant with very old russian furniture. i took the salad and the herrings and they tasted delicious and very well cooked. prices are very reasonable as well. i will definitly suggest this place.

Thank Erika O
Reviewed 5 September 2015

this restaurant was recommended to us by our friends and it did not disappoint at all! very tasty food with excellent presentation. crapes with caviar was my favorite! near the center, close to all attractions. will go again if in St Petersburg.

Thank KTlem_bur
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We walked to Krokodil from our hotel. We had no idea what to expect, and first impressions were not too encouraging: we had left the floodlit heart of the city behind and come across an unimposing entrance with a green metal door opening on to...More

1  Thank Samuel007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
European, Russian, Central European, Bar, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galernaya St., 18, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Admiralteisky
  • Neighbourhood: Admiralteisky
  • Phone Number: +7 812 314-94-37
  • E-mail