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Medved Tavern and Restaurant

#27 of 1,635 Restaurants in Almaty
Certificate of Excellence
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137 Shepetkov Street, Almaty 50035, Kazakhstan
+7 727 221 7216
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Paris, France
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Not-so-fresh food is a theat to the health. The personnel is rude and unfriendly. The cuisine is not traditional local one. Better to avoid than to regret the poor experience!

Thank Irene P
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Nice interior. Lovely Russian food. Great steaks. Some items like game are pricy but in general good value for money

Thank Alisher A
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I really admire this place and every time I'm in the city, I go to have lunch here with my colleagues from different countries and they really enjoy the quality and variety of food here with attractive prices from 2 to 4 PM during the business week. I definitely recommend it to the people who would like to try the... More 

Thank Виктория В
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191 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

A Great experience and very god service. Like most of the places in Kazakstan a bit challenging with the lack of english language. Be careful with the garleek in the "ucrainian snacks" it was incredible strong :) The place is well worth a visit.

Thank Stian N
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223 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I came here with some business partners, dinner was great. Tasty russian food with a lot of vodka. Great place to have the real russian feel.

Thank Enrico S
Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I love the Russian cusine. All dishes were very nicely done in a very authentical Russian wooden decoration.

Thank Tarik K
Istanbul, Turkey
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Decoration and atmosphere is a very classical Russian house. The food is very tasty, try rastegay which is a red fish baked in a dough. drink mors with vodka:)

Thank Chris G
Hastings, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Nice atmosphere and very good authentic cuisine. Very wide range of foods to cater for all tastes. Good wine list as well.

Thank Michael B
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

You must visite this restaurant if you want to find authentic Russian food and hospitality in Almaty. Menu is so big ( almost 200 dishes ) but all stuff are very professonal and explane everything about foog and drinks. Price is not expencive ( about 20$ ) per person including couple of shorts of vodka.

Thank Vladimir G
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Every dish is delishious! I like the atmosphere, interior and concept of this place. Very polite and attentive waiters. Funny names of the dishes "kind wife", "angry husband" etc. There is a menu of healthy food, that is very tasty too. Will definitly come again!

Thank Diana_Zzzz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Russian, Eastern European
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Shepetkov Street, Almaty 50035, Kazakhstan
  • Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty
  • Phone Number: +7 727 221 7216

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