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Cafe St Petersburg

57 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
+1 617-467-3555
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“borscht” (4 reviews)
“blintzes” (2 reviews)
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Russian, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
57 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This restaurant in a very nice area of Brookline. The staff is super nice and helpful. Almost everything we had tried is good. Reasonable prices. Recommended.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Love it. If you really want to try authentic Russian food - this is the place to go. We tried Borsch, pelmeni, chicken Tabaka - all so good. The also have caviar. A small tip : The location is a bit hard to find. If...More

Thank TheOneWhoLovesTravel
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I first discovered Cafe St Petersburg when it was in a small storefront in Brookline. While some of the charm was lost when the restaurant moved to Newton, the menu and staff have largely remained the same. We've taken both family and...More

Thank LeeAnn H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

For the last month we ate here twice, once a lunch and once for just a quick bite at the dinner time (we attended one of the concerts at the restaurant). Both times the food was delicious and well presented, waiters were professional and friendly...More

1  Thank Nadrod
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The food was great, the waiters are nice and helpfull. The place could improve the atmosphere, the place seems a little run down. Overall the food is good, and a nice evening out.

1  Thank Stella G
Reviewed 19 August 2016

These dishonest liars charged me twice for a tip, promised to credit back, however, never credited or called back. Very disappointing. Plus, the food is below average.

2  Thank natalielajmc
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My parents and I were very excited to try this restaurant. But when we got there at 6pm on a Friday, we were told that they were having a private function, and that we could come back in an hour when it was over. There...More

Thank kdcatlover
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Arrived early for weekday lunch, empty, attentive service. We brought our kids, aged 5&8, who loved pelmeni (had to order more). We had very nice cucumber salad, best thing was the wild mushroom soup. Also good stuffed cabbage. Chocolate potato was a huge hit with...More

1  Thank Asya C
Reviewed 3 May 2016

What a pleasant trip! I took my first-year students who are taking Russian to lunch. We made a reservation and arrived 30 minutes earlier. We came from New Hampshire. Kristina (chef) welcomed us and accommodate us nicely. Sergey was our waiter who did a marvelous...More

4  Thank A R
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We went there for a birthday and had a full service meal in a separate room up by the stage. The food was incredible, but I am also used to eating a lot of Russian food. The carafes of vodka helped too. There was so...More

Thank drbsick
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-467-3555
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