Best Italian

Sorriso is a traditional Italian eatery and wine bar. If you’re suffering from Italian food cravings while in Yekaterinburg, this is the place for you. Get your fill of traditional pasta: bolognese (400 rubles) and carbonara (400 rubles) or lasagna (from 430 rubles). There’s also ravioli, gnocchi and risotto, as well as your favorite Italian desserts: tiramisu and panna cotta (from 250 rubles). Buon appetito!

Ulitsa Malysheva, 71

Pelmeni Club

Upscale Pelmeni

Pelmeni Club is yet another Yekaterinburg establishment devoted to the eponymous local specialty. But as the name suggests, this is an upscale place. All the ingredients here come straight from the farm and the menu has plenty to offer. Try the Urals borshch with beef (290 rubles) and dumplings (320 rubles). Don’t miss their homemade vodka infusions and spirits (from 175 rubles).

Krasnoarmeiskaya Ulitsa, 2


Best Breakfast

Engels is your perfect breakfast spot in Yekaterinburg. They make their own sweet and savory waffles, with all kinds of toppings, including salmon, capers, quail eggs and truffle sauce (290 rubles) or marshmallow, strawberry and chocolate sauce (275 rubles). You can also combine toppings of your own choice to make a customized waffle. If you spent too much time in one of the city’s sports bars the night before and you’re looking for something to get you moving in the morning, cappuccinos are 160 rubles and flat whites are 200.

Ulitsa Malysheva, 21/4