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46. Tzarevna

Restaurants Russian Lower East Side

What is it? A restaurant serving excellent “New Russian” cuisine with beef stroganoff served with pomme purée instead of noodles and a crab version of khachapuri.

Why we love it? Tzarevna has no vodka bottles; instead, Georgian wines are the thing here. That same fresh approach gives a nuanced perspective on Russian cuisine, inspired by Georgian, Ukranian and Uzbeki cooking.


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