Cafe Samovar

83 Union Ave MemphisTN38103
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
11:00am-2:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Travelers Check
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Go to Café Samovar for a place that specializes in Russian and American. Expect the average entrée to cost in the range of $12 to $20, and plan to fit the scene by dressing casual.

More Reasons to Go: If you time your visit accordingly, you`ll get to enjoy the ancient art of belly dancing in a live performance on Fridays and Saturdays, and enjoy live music as a part of your experience at this...
by dinesite on June 15, 2011 from dinesite

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Located on busy Union Avenue, the restaurant is decorated with samovars, Russian dolls, and wall murals with Russian folk themes, but it's the vodkas and Russian gypsy dancing on Friday and Saturday that really put you in the mood for the owners' authentic Russian cooking. It's tough to choose between the borscht, a heady beet-based broth bursting with cabbage and chunks of meat, and the silky...
by frommers on March 31, 2007 from frommers
This charming downtown Ukrainian restaurant serves icy vodkas and warm Russian comfort food.:
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\r Beware of the belly dancers. On weekends the gyrating performers strut their stuff and encourage everyone to get up and get in on the act. Old samovars serve as decoration,...
by by Contributor at Citysearch on August 18, 2003 from Citysearch

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Located in downtown Memphis, Cafe Samovar serves authentic Russian cuisine. The restaurant is decorated to complete that theme, including Russian samovars, dolls, and art. Belly dancers draw crowds on weekends.
by gusto on May 11, 2013 from gusto
The specialties piroshki and beef stroganoff, are well prepared. Entrees such as a Chilean fish dish called Escolar and a terrine that layers polenta with wild mushrooms and feta cheese make an eclectic menu. Strudel and napoleons make lush desserts and served in large portions. More than 27 varieties of Vodka and a short wine list is also available. Murals are featured in the main dining room,...
by yahoolocal on November 30, 2011 from yahoolocal