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La Cipolla

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Neighbourhood:
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Teatralnaya Platz 5/3, Moscow 129110, Russia
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+7 495 698-32-54
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Winchester, England
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638 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with two Russian friends for a couple of coffees and a dessert. It was a pleasant enough, middle-of-the-road restaurant, with no pretensions. The americano and espresso coffees were good, also the mascarpone pancakes. If you are staying at the Metropol Hotel and not feeling like paying the hotel's cost of a meal, this is a very convenient alternative.

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Thank BroLucius
Paris, France
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147 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Free wifi, good meal and nice staff. This restaurant with Italian meals is nice and cosy. Price are fair and location is very central.

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Thank Ludo A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Not a very expensive place, but food wasn't good. We went there for dinner and were disappointed. The pasta had too much salt the the pizza very average.

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Thank Mikeshdattani
Shenzhen, China
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great, authentic Italian food. As good as Italy itself. Friendly staff. Incredible imported beer selection. Portions are not huge but the taste is amazing.

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Thank Eric N
Israel
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301 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Well placed near the red square with wide selection of Italian foods, reasonable service and tasty food. Not out of the ordinary.

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Thank alonsegs
Kolkata, India
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Being located at a very vantage point, it seemed like may be over-priced or ok ok.. But one visit one evening changed the misconception. Its a good food joint almost opposite Hotel Metropol and is a big one too. Tiramisu.. yumm.. We stuck to vegetarian food and the options were limited but the serving was good quality.

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Thank Vikrant J
Neuss, Germany
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Breakfast at this place was a complete disappointment. The breakfast menu is really poor. After ordering it took 20 minutes for the waitress to inform me that the ordered food is no longer available. The service was very slow, despite the low amount of other visitors. The food wasn't very tasty. I have got an impression, that they don't care... More 

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Thank Lana1703
Ontario
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220 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had dinner at this restaurant, nothing special. The menu is Italian, but found the food bland. They were out of spaghetti bolognese! We did try a pizza, penne with bacon and a few salads. All the food and presentations were average.

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Thank Fligh
Barcelona, Spain
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Typical Italian restaurant, simple but good quality food, friendly service, at the gates of Red Square, perfect for quick meals and keep doing the tourist. Cheap.

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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Not so good, but not as bad, as could be. Staff doesnt speak english and gets annoyed when you dont speak russian ( ladies, you are in downtown Moscow, expect tourists). Makes you feel like you are somwhere in Vladivostok or so... Never again...

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Thank Masherry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Teatralnaya Platz 5/3, Moscow 129110, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow>  > Red Square & Kitay-gorod
  • Neighbourhood: Red Square & Kitay-gorod
  • Phone Number: +7 495 698-32-54

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

Staying in Red Square & Kitay-gorod

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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of state institutions and offices. To understand where modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as well.
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