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Al Faro

#39 of 1,523 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
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Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya st., 49A, Kiev 03150, Ukraine
380981143300
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some salads, caprese and tagliatelle with shrimps. It was so great. One of the best shrimps I have tested (and I'm not fan of sea food) Next is wine. Talk with their sommelier, and tell him what you like. Don't go with something you have already tasted before. His suggestions are great. Atmosphere was just another level to... More 

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Thank Nemanja C
Kiev, Ukraine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The restaurant to me has a very good balance of quality and price. But what makes it very attractive to me - possibility to have business lunch 1) tasty 2) fast 3) reasonably priced. The burger italiano with gorgonzolla could be the cource of a nice evening dinner. Desserts also very decent. Very good option for center of Kiev, recommended!

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Thank lawyerblyz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very nice place, it s ideal for couples with its romantic atmosphere. Nice pasta. i would visit again

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Thank Petrosiian
Zurich
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Everything here was underwhelming except for the pizza, which had great crust and toppings. The atmosphere is unexceptional, and I think the place is an overall miss.

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Thank Anterthe1
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I've been to this venue a few times for lunch and for dinner. The menu is organized rather as a trattoria. Quality is good. The wine list is good, Italy oriented (strange one would say :) ) and it changes once the stock is off and not once in 5 years is off which is good. It is moderately priced,... More 

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Thank Valentyn_Kyiv
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice Italian restaurant. Nice for couples in love and for business lunches. Different traditional Italian dishes... The most impressive dessert Lake. You will be really surprised. Even if you are on diet- it is perfect!

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Thank Gelegateau
Tel Aviv
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Western food in Kiev is really weird. Pasta was good (carbonara) but really small. Minestrone soup was green (!) yet tasty. The other dishes were ok too, but definitely not Italian, a local interpretation of it. The service on the other hand was great. Our waiter was super nice and attentive. Overall, not that bad but not that great.

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Thank talgee
Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

There is much to write so many things here the plate of Anti Pasto probably should of been a sharing platter as the portion was enormous, so delicious too. It may be a personal thing but avoid rich cream sauces with pasta as they are too rich and hard to digest. However my partner ordered a Focaccia different from what... More 

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Thank 993richard
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Been there every time i visited Kiev. Very satisfied with the quality of food and excellent service. Highly recommend,

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Thank Izral S
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I visited Al faro Restaurant for lunch with my wife. The overall experience and food was amazing. Manager Dima greeted us on entrance and assigned Olga as our hostess which served us with her beautiful smile. I would definitely recommend Al Faro for any occasion while on a trip in Kiev.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya st., 49A, Kiev 03150, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 380981143300

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