Where to Eat in Prague

Eastern European food tends to place a strong emphasis on meat, often pork but also chicken and beef, and it is frequently served with wheat or potato based dumplings. One of the most popular dishes in the Czech Republic is roast pork with dumplings and sauerkraut. Prague is also well known for its fabulous pastries and cakes. If you’d like to sample authentic Eastern European cuisine there are plenty of great restaurants to choose from in Prague, but as it is a very cosmopolitan city there are also excellent restaurants serving food from just about any country you can think of.

Eastern European Restaurants in Prague

Café Savoy is a very romantic choice in Lesser Town, close to Kampa Island, serving Eastern European food. It features an elegant wooden and marble Art Nouveau interior under a high Neo-Renaissance ceiling with magnificent chandeliers and large windows offering superb views. It is deal for a celebratory lunch, coffee, or full dinner.

Vikárka Restaurant is another excellent restaurant offering Eastern European cuisine, which is located in the Prague Castle area, or Hradcany, in a building steeped in history. The cozy interior makes it a superb place for a romantic dinner and it serves many traditional Prague specialties.

Pivovarsky Dun in the New Town area of Prague also serves high quality Eastern European cuisine and it’s a very popular choice so you’re sure to need reservations. As well as traditional Prague dishes, it also has its own microbrewery for those that would like to sample Czech beer at its best.

International Restaurants in Prague

Mirellie is a lovely Italian restaurant located in the elegant residential area of Vinohrady. It serves pizzas, seafood and grilled meat as well as fantastic pastas and risottos. The interior is modern but still cozy.

Chez Marcel is a very authentic Parisian bistro style French restaurant in Prague’s Old Town. This is an ideal place to linger over classic French dishes and wine while soaking up the atmosphere.

Saté is located in the Prague Castle area and serves superb Pacific Rim cuisine in a warm, stylish interior. As the name might suggest, the satay is particularly good.

Rybí Trh, literally translated as Fish Market, is often described as the best seafood restaurant in Prague and is located in the Old Town area. You can choose your own fresh ingredients and have them prepared your way.