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Russian Family Restaurant

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2086 Broadway St, Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
+1 650-369-2950
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17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Redwood City, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice food in downtown Redwood City. However, with only one person serving (and one cooking?), it seems to take forever to eat. They need to bring in one or two more helpers to show off their fine cooking.

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Thank ruthiewilkins1
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

When it takes almost an hour to get your main entree after your wife has been served, and it takes over 20 minutes to get a drink you ordered, then unless you speak Russian, little attention is provided to you--then I guess it's clear this place needs an overhaul in service. A Russian man came in and dominated the time... More 

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Thank Burnski52
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This restaurant brought back all the childhood memories growing up in Ukraine and eating the real food made from real ingredients... simply delicious and the owners put their heart & soul into every dish. I strongly recommend Olivie salad & Kotlety Pozharskie! To die for chicken kotleti with mushrooms! Great atmosphere and food! Definitely stop by and take your family,... More 

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Thank Nataliya S
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful couple and 1 server provided wonderful service and delicious Russian food. They served a delicious dinner one hour before closing! We were not rushed in any way. Go after movies or play and enjoy.

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Thank sfnativ458
San Francisco, California
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Enjoyed a delightful lunch - beef pie and red beet salad (although the salad was a little sweet for my tastes) and outdoor seating with umbrellas. Nice looking menu. The restaurant inside is cozy and inviting. Looking forward to returning sometime for their blinis which sounded delicious. I don't think you'll find the usual Bay Area organic, gluten-free etc. but... More 

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Thank Provo8
Redwood City, California
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231 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

It was my first time eating Russian food here. Came here with my family. The service was top notch. The owner was great at recommending food for us since we never had Russian food before. Even recommended food he thought kids would enjoy. The food was delicious. Owner was attentive throughout the meal. Outdoor seating is available.

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Thank Timothy Y
Redwood City, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Russian food is pretty rare in California, and maybe for good reason. We tried to order a variety of dishes (at least of those that sounded good) but most of the food turned out to be pretty similar and quite tasteless. The staff is also what you'd expect from Russia; not terribly interested in your dining experience.

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Thank Tony V
San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I first visited this restaurant in their older, much smaller location. The owners are charming, but the food has been nothing special for my visits. I would love to enjoy this place, as the family run business is hard to find. I must admit, I'm a vegetarian and this may be much better if you eat meat.

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Thank Ted_Drake
Fremont, California
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5,167 reviews
1,541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,644 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We enjoyed our meal here in this delightful restaurant. We both had beers. We shared their Seliodka (picked Herring). I had Pelmeny s Myasom, Siberian Dumplings Filled with Beef and Pork. My husband had Kurinaya Pechonka. (chicken liver nest). We both thought the food was superb. It was a busy night so our server was working very hard and did... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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344 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

With all of the Russian immigrants working in the tech industry in this area, I have often wondered why there are not more Russian restaurants. We stumbled into this family-owned, neighborhood place after catching a movie at the local theater and we loved it. The décor is Russian red, and pretty spare but the host/owner was friendly. The menu was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Russian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2086 Broadway St, Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-369-2950

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?