Promenad is a restaurant/cafe located close to the Morvokzal. The decor is light and pretty, with elements such as plants and bookshelves creating a cozy, home-like ambiance. The menu is international, featuring Russian dishes such as borscht and chicken kiev, as well as steaks, salads, seafood dishes, and khachapuri (traditional Georgian cheese-filled bread, highly recommended). There is also a variety of internationally popular desserts.
The name of this restaurant refers to an inextricable part of Russian culture, the dacha (summer house). Lots of people in the country, not just oligarchs, have them. Sochi has long been a place where influential people (such as high-ranking Soviet functionaries) had their summer houses, hence "The Boss's Dacha." The restaurant offers many entertainment options for its patrons, such as billiards, karaoke, live music, and DJ nights. The food menu is pretty standard, featuring European and Japanese dishes. You can also pay tribute to a time-honored Russian summer tradition by making your own shashlyk (skewered meat) on the terrace.
If you like beer, check out this brewery and restaurant at the corner of Donskaya and Gagarina streets. It offers a posh ambiance and a menu filled with beer grub such as knedliky (Czech dumplings), as well as seafood dishes. For music lovers, the restaurant regularly organizes live music concerts.
This is an inexpensive establishment known for its sandwiches, desserts, and, of course, good quality coffee. Especially noted is a signature sweet drink called "Panna Cotta." The menu also features dinner food such as pasta and steaks. As for non-food related perks, Double Coffee regularly holds live music shows. Please note that there are two Double Coffee cafes in the city.
Inspired by the East, Vostochny Kvartal is an Uzbek cafe offering scrumptious Central Asian delights. It also boasts pleasant views of the sea and a live band playing tunes from the East. The cafe draws crowds because of its perfect location and great menu, which includes flat cakes, pilaf, samsa, and sweet baked treats. Korean cuisine is also represented.