St Petersburg Italian Restaurants
Taste Real Italian Food in Russia


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Looking for great St Petersburg Italian Restaurants? If so take a look at our picking list below.

Our beautiful Northern Capital is host to several outstanding Italian restaurants.

Take it from me – I'm Italian and I know Italian cooking! I confess to being partial, but the popularity of Italian cuisine is world-wide, so not only is it an honor to share my knowledge, it's a privilege to recommend superb local establishments that bring out the best in Italian fare.

What makes Italian food so popular and delicious?

Quality, simplicity and a love of long-held traditions in Italy. These are the special ingredients and you'll find them all right here in the great city of St Petersburg! Here below you can find a list of our favorite St Peterburg Italian restaurants.

LIST OF ST PETERSBURG ITALIAN RESTAURANTS


Hungry? If so, choose a restaurant from the list below. Just click on the links or scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Tip: Please be sure to make a reservation before going out for dinner or lunch in any of the St Petersburg Italian restaurants listed here, especially on the weekend.

TRATTORIA DA STEFANO


Address: Malaya Morskaya Street, 6 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 314-6844

Swedish and Italian cuisine, mouthwatering frutti di mare.

With a Swedish owner and an Italian head chef, Trattoria da Stefano has the best of Europe to offer right here in St Petersburg Russia: delicious pizzas and pasta cooked the authentic Italian way and classic Swedish meatballs all in one place. Tourists have often stumbled upon this small establishment to find friendly service and a family-like environment serving genuine thin-crust pizzas with assorted toppings. You may think the dishes are limited to frutti di mare, fillets, soups and salads – but all come with dozens of delicious variations fresh out of the oven and kitchen – that keep drawing visitors back for more.

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CAPULETTI


Address: Bolshoy Pr. 74 (Petrograd Side) | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 232-22 82

Authentic Italian dishes, pizzeria décor, affordable meals.

Another themed restaurant by the award-winning Ginza Project, Capulletti has been drawing rave reviews from enthusiasts of Italian restaurants in St Petersburg. Its two floors and three halls are designed just like an Italian pizzeria and diner, with bona fide focaccia and pastas. You can expect a dedicated sommelier just for your table, to choose the best wines for your dishes. Enjoy your pizzas straight out of a wood-fired oven, and meats from the grill. Its breakfasts of brioche, paninis, mueslis, and omelettes is a great way to start your day.

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LIMONCELLO


Address: Liteiny Prospekt, 40 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 955-7961

Large wine list, fresh antipasti and fish dishes, cheap pizzas.

Hidden away in the heart of Saint Petersburg, Limoncello café-like set up reveres Italian wines, and its extensive wine list are testament to its enthusiasm. You can expect simple décor and menus, but quality food across the board – from the antipasti of bruschetta, zucchini rolls and beef carpaccio to meat and fish dishes like pork Florentine, branzino and polo masala. Don’t miss out on its soups – minestrone, fradzhole, pomodoro and spinach with salmon – classic Italian creations. All pizzas come with a 30% discount so Limoncello is great for a family outing.

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LITTLE ITALY


Address: Italyanskaya Street, 10 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 571-2350

Frequented by Italians, vegetarian and family-friendly.

Captained by an Italian chef and decorated with Venice in mind, Little Italy is one of the best Italian restaurants in St Petersburg, the Venice of the North. A small charming trattoria, Little Italy’s atmosphere of chatter and quaint interiors with wooden benches attract even native Italians to its doors. Vegetarians will love the menu, as vegetarian pizza and other diet-friendly dishes are healthy yet delicious alternatives to the usual fare. If you’re visiting Russia with your family, the filling children menu is another great plus point.

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CHIPOLLINO


Address: Fontanka River Embankment, 8/2 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 998-9982

Quaint community hub, moderate prices, fresh ingredients.

With interiors furnished in white tones as well as embankment views, Chipollino is a common place for a night out with friends or even business dinners. It is most known for fresh ingredients, from porcini mushrooms to the crabs and prawns in its risotto and pasta dishes. You will even enjoy the Caesar salads and grilled vegetables, as well as classic Italian pizzas  - a welcome respite from the Russian food offered everywhere in the city of St Petersburg. Spoilt for choice? Worry not. Chipollino is known for its friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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GUSTO


Address: Degtyarnaya Street, 1 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 941-1744

Large vinoteque, Italian inventions, customisable dishes.

Captained by head chef Fabrizio Fattuci who hails from Lazio, Gusto or ‘taste’ is one of the more creative Italian restaurants in St Petersburg. Fattuci constantly switches up the menu to reflect all the different regions of Italy. You can even taste different wines in a single sitting, as Gusto has the largest wine storage system in Russia’s Northern Capital, that allows guests to sample different vintages by the glass. You match the best wine to your Roman rabbit with artichoke or capelacci with duck. Feeling adventurous? Customize your meats, sauces and dishes with the chef.

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AMARCORD CAFE


Address: Zhukovskogo Street, 49 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 948-2005

Italian hub, great espressos, affordable fresh dishes.

Owned by Italian native Andrea B., Amarcord combines a bar and restaurant in a friendly café setting. Sit back on one of the long couches or simple wooden chairs as you watch the sidewalk traffic and dig into cheese plates, meat plates, pastas and fresh salads. Frequented and approved by Italians, you can often see them pop in to say hi and kick off their days with Amarcord’s iconic espressos. There is a new dish every day, so don’t hesitate to mix it up for a memorable St Petersburg dining experience.

No booking in advance required!

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BAZILIK


Address: Stolyarniy Lane, 16 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 314-3253

Basil-themed cuisine, comfortable atmosphere, quality ingredients.

Named after the Italian herb basil, Bazilik takes its namesake seriously – you can sample basil ice cream, basil wine and even basil lemonade. Of course, basil is served with every dish as well. Luxuriate in the plushy sofas or chairs, as the milky white décor and grand chandeliers set the mood for a great fine dining experience in one of the premiere Italian restaurants in St Petersburg. You will be hard pressed to choose from the chef’s recommendations: bresaola with cheese, caprese, canelloni with ratatouille and classic parmigiano.

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ITALY BOTTEGA


Address: Bolshaya Morskaya Street, 14 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 944-0300

Large menu, affordable meals, great fillets and desserts.

Founded by Mikhail Sokolov, who also own under patisseries, restaurants and bars under the ITALY brand sprinkled through Saint Petersburg, Italy Bottega is the result of six years of him studying Italian cuisine. This bottega serves up everything Italian from different pasta types and preparations, as well as gelato, carpaccio and sumptuous veal fillets. The extensive menu leaves you spoilt for choice, but handy indicators show you which are vegetarian or eco-friendly, as well as more spicy dishes like the beef tenderloin cooked with green peppers or devilled chicken.

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TESTO


Address: Grivtsova Street, 5/29 | St Petersburg, RU | Phone: +7 (812) 315-6420

Basement bar, value-for-money food, great seafood risottos.

Cosily hidden away in a basement near Kazan Street, once you pass through Testo’s understated entrance, you will enter a quaint modern whitewashed interior with low hanging lights. Meaning dough in Russian, Testo offers the most value-for-money among the many Italian restaurants in St Petersburg. It sits in the city’s historic quarter, a stone’s throw away from St Isaac’s Cathedral. Stop by for an espresso or some of the cheap house wines. Everything - from the ciabatta and focaccia breads and fish soups to the pizzas, pastas and hot dishes – tastes excellent.

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