Where cheap to eat in St. Petersburg

Saint-Petersburg:

INEXPENSIVE AND AFFORDABLE CAFES AND RESTAURANTS IN ST. PETERSBURG

The city has a wide range of cafes, canteens, restaurants, coffee shops, fast food diners and so on. Every place has a unique cuisine and attractive menu so everyone will be satisfied and pleased. Speaking of prices! Price is an important topic for traveler, especially, in St. Petersburg where you want to sample everything and see every place. There are lots of places which cater for people on a budget. Personally we believe that we should tell you about them so let’s start. 

Diner number 1 "Kopeika"
This diner will meet you with warm welcome, delicious food, and cheap prices. This place is always clean and very cozy. There is a good selection of soups (pea soup, borsh, chicken noodle soup), main dishes (mashed potatoes with cutlets, liver with buckwheat, vegetables), baking things (cakes with potatoes, meat, cheese, buns, etc.). Their cuisine conjures up your own cooking. Most of “Kopeika” diners are suitably located: adjacent to the Moscow railway station or on the main streets of the city.
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 118. “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station.
- Neberezhnaya kanala Griboyedova, 14. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station.
- Nevsky pr., 54. “Mayakovskaya” metro station.
- Sadovaya ulitsa, 27. “Sennaya Ploshchad'” metro station.
- Nevsky pr., 25. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station.
- ul. Marata, 1. “Mayakovskaya” metro station.

Working hours: 24 hours. 
Cuisine: Russian.
The average check: 100 – 150 Russian rubles.

Cafe "Pirogoviy dvoric"
This place is distinguished by the tastiest pies! Pies can be sweet (cherry-pies, strawberry-pies, currant-pies, banana-pies, pineapple and lemon-pies, cranberry-pies and others), nourishing meat pies, pies with cabbage, cheese, mushrooms, potatoes and chanterelles, turkey and vegetables, pike and cream, suluguni and tomatoes ), rye (with sea buckthorn, cranberries, cherries, cottage cheese, turkey and zucchini). All cakes are prepared according to traditional home recipes. Orders are accepted. There is also free delivery if your order is over 800 rubles.
Moreover, salads, first and second courses are served. We recommend you to sample tasty cream-soups. In addition, here you can try different desserts such as cakes, pastries and ice-cream. Lots of discounts are available: coffee (to take out) 30% discount, evening discounts (after 8pm) - pies (20%) and bakery products (10%). Full breakfast (price - 130 rubles), lunches (360 rubles).
Addresses:
- Neberezhnaya kanala Griboyedova, 22к5. “Gostinyy dvor” metro station. Working hours: (the first floor) Monday – Friday from 9.00 to 23.00, Weekend from10.00 to 23.00; (the second floor) daily from 10:00 to 23:00.
- Razyezzhaya ul., 6. “Vladimirskaya” metro station. Working hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 to 10:00, Weekend from 10:00 to 22:00.
- ul. Efimova, 3. Shopping Mall “Sennaya”. “Sennaya Ploshchad'” metro station. Working hours: daily from 10:00 to 22:00.

Cuisine: Russian, European. 
The average check: 200 - 250 Russian rubles.

Vegetarian cafe "Prekrasnaya Zelenaya"
This place like a fresh-air breath, here you can escape from usual routine, meat, tobacco smoke, alcohol. It serves only healthy food! The food here is really tasty. For example you cam sample lasagna with spinach, cheese, and tomatoes, pumpkin creem-soup with ginger, sweet banana omelette (egg-free) for dessert. But still, eggs and fish are on the menu. In addition to first and second courses, here you can order the excellent vegetable and berry drinks which made of ripe kiwis, apples, strawberries, aloe juice, spinach, celery and others.
Address:
- Mokhovaya ul., 41. “Gostinyy dvor” metro station.  Working hours; daily from 11:00 to 23:00.
Cuisine: Vegan and vegetarian, European. 
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

Cafe"Fresh Point"
Here you can enjoy healthy food and fast food. Its main feature is a combination of its rapid and healthy food. In ‘Fresh Point” you can sample delicious salads, eko-sandwich, soups, rolls,and others warm dishes. There are some discounts in the morning: 1." Breakfast with tea "(price: 100 rubles), which includes delicious porridge, almond cookie and large cup of tea; 2. "Breakfast with coffee" (130 rubles): yogurt with honey / jam, almond cookie and a cup of espresso / Americano.
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 126/2. Working hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 to 22:00, Weekend from 10:00 to 22:30. 
- Ligovskiy pr., 80. Working hours: Monday – Friday from8:30 to 22:00, Saturday from 10:30 to 20:00.
- Nevsky pr., 38. Working hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 to 19:30, Saturday and Sunday are days off.

Cuisine: European and Japanese. 
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

Pancake cafe "Teremok"
There are lots of cafes “Teremok” where you can sample the most delicious pancakes in the city. The variety of toppings for pancakes is amazingly surprising! There are sweet pancakes with caramel topping, condensed milk topping, chocolate topping, cheese topping, honey topping, various fruit jams toppings and others. If you want something more nourishing - choose pancakes with cabbage, fish, chicken, cheese, eggs, and ham. You definitely should try a pancake "Caesar", "Kuriniy Bogatir’", or "Royal". Of course, in addition to these you can order soup, salad or porridge. There are Vegan and kids menus. Lots of discounts are available.  Business lunch costs around 250 rubles. The cafe is open every day.
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 60. “Gostinyy dvor” metro station. Working hours: from 7:00 to 23:00.
- Vladimirskiy pr., 3. “Dostoevkaya” metro station. Working hours: from 9:00 to 23:00.
- Nevsky Prospect, 116, “Nevsky” shopping-centre. “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station. Working hours: from 10:00 to 23:00.
- Ligovskiy pr., 30А. “Mayakovskaya” metro station.  Working hours: from 10:00 to 23:00.
- Bolshaya Konyushennaya ul., 31. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station. Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:30.
- ul. Vosstaniya, 32. “Chernyshevskaya” metro station. Working hours: from 9:00 to 22:00.
- Bolshaya Morskaya ul., 11. “Admiralteyskaya” metro station.  Working hours: from 7:00 to 23:00.

Cuisine: Russian, European. 
The average check: 200- 250 Russian rubles.

Cafe "Shtolle"
Pies here are always delicious and beautiful! If you want to have a nourishing meal, eat Kurnik, fishmonger, or a pie with potatoes, cheese and mushrooms. If you want something sweet and nice to suit to tea - take lemon-pie, honey-roll pie, or some sweet pastry. There is also a wide choice of salads, first and second courses. Prices are more than reasonable. Delivery is available. It is better to come for a pie during the day because many of them end up in the evening.
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 11. “Admiralteyskaya” metro station.  
- ul. Vosstaniya, 32. “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station. 
- Vladimirskiy pr., 15. “Vladimirskaya” metro station. 
- Sadovaya ulitsa, 8. “Gostinyy dvor” metro station.  
- Nevsky pr., 11. “Admiralteyskaya” metro station.  

Working hours: from 9:00 to 21:00 daily.
Cuisine: Russian, European.
The average check: 150 - 300 Russian rubles.

Diner "Brinza"
This place is famous for its delicious pasties of various kinds. The most popular pasty (cheburek) is "Brinza" - a real pleasure. Here can be found  "Ladies" and "Female" pasties. There are about 13 species. Moreover, there is a good selection of salads and hot dishes. Breakfast starts at 6am and ends at 11 am, the average price is 170 rubles. Also, there is a special tourist menu (380 rubles per set). You can order home delivery.
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 50, 60. “Gostinyy dvor” metro station.  
- Pushkinskaya ul., 1. “Mayakovskaya” metro station.  
- ul. Vosstaniya, 26. “Chernyshevskaya” metro station.
- Zagorodnyi prospekt, 39\79. “Pushkinskaya” metro station.

Working hours: round the clock, day and night.
Cuisine: European, Oriental, Asian.
The average check: 110 Russian rubles.

Cafe "Chaynaya Lozhka"
The main focus of the menu of this cafe is on traditional Russian pancakes. They served with different, delicious toppings - it could be cherry jam or banana with chocolate, chicken in cream sauce, or mushroom julienne cabbage with egg or ham with mushrooms. Of course, salads, soups, desserts, and a set menu (just 99 rubles) are on the menu. The cafe is open every day.
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 85. (Moscow railway station). “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station.  Opened round the clock.
- Ligovskiy pr., 44. “Mayakovskaya” metro station.  Working hours: from 8:30 to 22:30.
- Nevsky pr., 64. “Gostinyy dvor” metro station. Working hours: from 9:00 to 23:00.
 - Sadovaya ulitsa, 42. “Sennaya Ploshchad'” metro station. Working hours: from 8:30 to 22:30. 
- ul. Marata, 3. “Mayakovskaya” metro station. Working hours: from 8:30 to 23:00.

Cuisine: Russian. 
The average check: 200 - 300 Russian rubles.

Tent "Piccola Italia"
Small cozy tent with fast food is situated in the central part of the city. Freshest Italian pastas, salads, drinks, desserts - all the best that Italy can offer you are in this place. The food in"Piccola Italia" are usually for taking out (it is served in special boxes), no tables here. Prices are affordable. Salad with mozzarella, tomatoes and arugula costs 150 rubles, pasta with shrimp and tomatoes - 185 rubles, and real Italian cappuccino - only 70 rubles.
Address: Sennaya pl., 4. “Spasskaya” metro station.
Working hours: from 11:00 to 22:00, daily.
Cuisine: Italian.
The average check: 300 Russian rubles.

Restaurant “Obed Bufet”
This cozy place will be liked by everyone. Here you can order salads, soups and main courses. You can always take out homemade yogurts and juices. The restaurant features more than 350 dishes from different cuisines. Many of the dishes are unique and made specially for this place. You can order a salad and a side dish, the price will be fixed. In the evening, at an hour before closing, all the dishes are sold at a discount of 50%.
Address: Nevsky pr., 114.  “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station.  
Working hours: daily from 10:00 to 23:00.
Cuisine: Asian, Italian. 
The average check: 300 - 500 Russian rubles.

Restaurant-market "Marketplace"
This place enjoys delicious European cuisine. “Marketplace” is distinguished by the open kitchen- all dishes are prepared in front of your eyes. The menu is extensive: side dishes with vegetables, pasta, soups, salads, steaks, sandwiches and rolls, meat, fish and, of course, the desserts and pastries. There are special offers such as tartar with salmon and cream cheese (you can eat it for only 99 rubles).
Addresses:
- Nevsky pr., 92. “Mayakovskaya” metro station. Working hours: Sunday – Thursday from 8:30 to 23:00, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 to 6:00.
- Ligovskiy pr., 30А (shopping-centre “Galeria”). “Mayakovskaya” metro station. Working hours: daily from 10:00 to 23:00. 
- Nevsky pr., 24. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station. Working hours:  daily from 8:30 to 5:30. 

Cuisine: European.
The average check: 300 - 500 Russian rubles.

Cafe “Na parakh”
The name of the cafe speaks for itself: all the food is steamed. Food here is very tasty, and most importantly, healthy. What could be better than a healthy diet?! Here is from business lunch 12 to 16: you can order a salad, soup / hot, drink, bread – for 250 rubles. There is a special children's menu, rich in vitamins and essential elements for a growing body.
Addresses: 
- Liteynyy pr., 63. "Mayakovskaya” metro station.
- Bolshoy prospekt PS, 3. “Sportivnaya” metro station.
- ul. Marata, 16.  "Mayakovskaya” metro station.

Working hours: round the clock service. 
Cuisine: European.
The average check: 400 - 500 Russian rubles.

Cafe “Troickiy Most”
This cafe is one of first appeared vegetarian cafes in St. Petersburg. It is very cozy place. In the menu  you can find a wide choice of different pastas, casseroles, soups, salads, pastries. Portions are very large, the prices are affordable.
Addresses:
- Nab. Reki Moyki, 30.
- Kronverkskiy prospekt, 35.

Working hours: daily from 9:00 to 23:00. 
Cuisine:  European, Vegetarian. 
The average check: 300 Russian rubles.

Finnish dining
This small but very hospitable restaurant will be definitely liked by you. Here you can enjoy and sample Finnish cuisine: meatballs, Karelian pies, cabbage and so on. Just imagine, the Finnish soup costs only 45 rubles,  baked fish - 85 rubles. There is wide choice of meals in the morning hours. 
Address: Bolshaya Konyushennaya ul., 8. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station.
Working hours: daily from 9:00 to 17:00. 
Cuisine: Finnish, European. 
The average check: 250 Russian rubles.

Teahouse "Alo Halol"
In this place you can taste dishes of Uzbek cuisine. The freshest cakes from tandoor, samsa. For the first course you can try: Lagman, shurva, mastava,  on - the second: manti, plov (various types), chuchvara seemed - kebab, and of course, the Uzbek tea with traditional Uzbek sweets - halva, Nadab and parvarda . Lovers of dairy products will be able to try the real Turkish kurt and katyk salad (Ira). All dishes are very tasty and satisfying.
Address: Neberezhnaya kanala Griboyedova, 52. “Sadovaya” metro station.
Working hours: round the clock service. 
Cuisine: Uzbek. 
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

Pizzeria "Varna"
"Varna" is the perfect place for lovers of Italian cuisine, the food here is very tasty and inexpensive. You can choose "Margarita", "Neapolitanu," "pepperoni," or "vegetarians" - 30 centimeters pizzas for 330 rubles. In addition, there are excellent pastas, salads, soups of the day (for 110 rubles) and so on.
Address: Nevsky pr., 29. “Narvskaya” metro station.
Working hours: Monday – Friday from 10:30 to 22:00, Weekend from 11:30 to 21:30.
Cuisine: Italian.
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

Cafe "Rada & K"
This cafe is very pleasant and atmospheric. The menu consists of dishes of European vegetarian cuisine - soups, main dishes, salads, drinks and sweets - all tasty and healthy. You can use a delivery to your home. There is a shop with products for vegetarians, vegans and raw eaters near by the cafe.
Addresses: 
- Gorokhovaya ul., 36. “Spasskaya” metro station. Working hours: Monday – Friday from 10:00 to 23:00; Weekend from 11:00 to 23:00.
- Gatchinskaya ul., 28. “Chkalovskaya” metro station.

Working hours: daily from 11:00 to 21:00. 
Cuisine: Vegetarian, European.
The average check: 250 Russian rubles.

Bistro "Shelkunchic (The Nutcracker)"
This bistro is situated right opposite the Moscow Station. Delicious food, low prices, nice interior - everything is made for you. All dishes are prepared in the opened kitchen. There is a system of "free flow", where visitors can choose the dishes, moving freely through the halls. It consists of nine rooms and two bars. We have our own brewery, where you can drink German beer now.
Address: Ligovskiy pr., 10/118. “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station.  
Working hours: daily from 8:00 to 23:00. 
Cuisine: European.
The average check: 250 Russian rubles.

Cafe "Plushkin dom"
This place caters for people on a budget; here you can find really low prices. Salads cost 35 rubles, soups - 70 rubles, side dishes - 60 rubles, meat dishes - 90 -110 rubles, baking products - 15 rudders, coffee - 50 rubles, and tea - 20 rubles. Business lunch costs only 150 rubles. If you wish you can order pies (with fish, chicken or fruits).
Addresses:
- Kazanskaya ul., 29. “Sadovaya” metro station.
- Razyezzhaya ul., 20. “Vladimirskaya” metro station.
- Kamennoostrovskiy pr., 26-28.” Petrogradskaya” metro station.

Cuisine: Russian, Oriental, European. 
The average check: 170 Russian rubles.

Restaurant "Fricadelki"
“Fricadelki” is a perfect place for those who want to have a tasty meal. The menu is very varied. Prices are reasonable and low. From 12 to 16 hours - you can order a business lunch (around 180 rubles). Cozy atmosphere, playing music, delicious and inexpensive food, and central location – what could be better! There is a terrace in summer.
Address: Neberezhnaya kanala Griboyedova, 8. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station.
Working hours: daily from 8:30 to 23:00. 
Cuisine: Russian, European.
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

Cafe "PirO.G.I."
Cafe "PirO.G.I." is a very nice restaurant with great atmosphere of St. Petersburg. This place is perfectly suitable for creative young people. Believe me, this place will satisfy you. Speaking about the menu, meals here are it inexpensive and delicious. Here you can grab a book and read it or watch one of the films which are displayed here. Moreover, in the evening there is an opportunity to dance. 
Address: nab. Reki Fontanki, 40. "Mayakovskaya” metro station.
Working hours: round the clock service. 
Cuisine: Russian, European.
The average check: 350 Russian rubles.

Confectionery "Venecia"
This place could be called as a truly "sweet" spot. You definitely will like its typical Venice interior - windows with arches, specially selected furniture, magnificent scenery, a bar which made in a shape of a fancy multi-layer cake, and of course, here are served different Italian ice-cream and sorbets. All desserts are made in the cafe.
Address: Nevsky pr., 107. “Ploshchad' Vosstaniya” metro station.  
Working hours: daily from 12:00 to 23:00. 
Cuisine: Italian.
The average check: 400 Russian rubles.

Pyshechnaya on Bolshaya Konyushennaya
It will be a good place for the Soviet-time lovers. Everything here is in the Soviet style: the permanent queue, tables where you can only stand, law prices, simple interior. You must visit it. Pyshki (Russian doughnuts) here are excellent - very tasty and cheap (12 rubles - 1 piece). Also you can take coffee with milk (18 rubles) or lemonade (24 rubles).
Address: Bolshaya Konyushennaya ul., 25. “Nevskiy prospect” metro station.
Working hours: daily from 9:00 to 20:00. 
Cuisine: Russian.
The average check: 150 Russian rubles.

Dining at "Datsan"
This restaurant is located in a very interesting place - a Buddhist temple. Sometimes you can even see llamas dining here. This dining room serves the best in St. Petersburg meat buuzy (Buryat dish which tastes like manty, or hinkalii), which cost only 35 rubles a piece. You can order Russian crab salad  for 45 rubles, noodle soup for 40 rubles, and tea - for 10 rubles.
Address: Primorskiy prosp., 91. “Staraya Derevnya” metro station.
Working hours:  from 10:00 to 17:00, Wednesday is a day off. 
Cuisine:  Oriental.
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

Cafe "Leniviy varenik"
Cafe "Leniviy varenik" is a paradise for pelemeny lovers. In the menu you can find tasty dumplings with cherry, cottage cheese, cheese, blueberries and dumplings with other toppings. The average price of a meal is 85 - 90 rubles. We recommend you to try mant, pancake; their cost is around 150 rubles.
Address: ul. Smolyachkova, 15. “Vyborgskaya” metro station. 
Working hours: Monday – Friday from 9:00 to 20:00, Saturday from 9:00 to 19:00, Sunday is a day off.
Cuisine: Russian.
The average check: 200 Russian rubles.

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