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The 1 Best Russian Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pondering if you should have a pirozhki or pelmeni? With Russian eateries like these we would go for both. We analyzed awards, leading publications, and top-ranking sites to find the best Russian Restaurants. Grab a glass of kvas and treat yourself to ikra and syrniki pancakes at these top-rated Seattle favorites.

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Pel Meni Dumpling Tzar

Eastern European, $, FremontEastern European, $Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • SeattleMet, 2014

    5 Russian Restaurants to Eat Like You’re in Sochi

    SeattleMet, 2014
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    27 Essential Seattle Restaurants for Late-Night Grub

    SeattleMet, 2019

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right Russian restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Seattle restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of SeattleMet. The restaurants you see have been featured in SeattleMet - 27 Essential Seattle Restaurants for Late-Night Grub and SeattleMet - 5 Russian Restaurants to Eat Like You’re in Sochi. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take Beef Stroganoff to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a Beef Stroganoff with a glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a popular red wine.


  • A big appetite

    Dale Boon set a new world record by eating the most reindeer sausage at a time. The record, which hasn’t been beaten since, is 28 sausages.

  • A popular dish

    pelmeni is one of the most popular dishes in Russia, often prepared with minced meat.

  • The ideal pairing

    Often considered one of the most traditional drinks in Russia, kvass is a common choice across the country, often made with rye bread.

Parking information

Seattleis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Russian spot.

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