Beliye Nochi (White Nights) focuses on the cuisine of the Caucasus, which is very popular in Sochi. The restaurant is famous for its khinkali dumplings, a staple of Georgian cuisine. There are also traditional dishes like shashlyk or skewered meat, lobio or spicy stewed beans, and satsivi or meat with walnut sauce. The bar also offers local wine and Armenian cognac. The prices at the restaurant are quite reasonable.
Sineye More (Blue Sea) is an expensive place (think Moscow prices!), but it boasts beautiful views on the sea. The menu features a variety of meat and seafood dishes. The drink menu has a lot of pricy but high-quality wines and, of course, that ubiquitous Russian favorite, cocktails.
La Terrazza specializes in Italian cuisine, offering homemade pasta, an array of meat and seafood dishes, and delectable desserts. The atmosphere in the restaurant is romantic, with the interior decorated with soft colors. The food here can be a bit on the pricey side, but you get what you pay for with the flavorful Italian cuisine.
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.
Vavilon is one of Sochi's most beautiful restaurants. It is located in a park with lush vegetation, a pond with carps, and peacocks roaming free. The restaurant has separate VIP rooms and even a whole VIP house for those who want a more intimate experience. There is also an area where you can relax with a hookah. As for the menu, the restaurant has mostly European and Russian dishes, with the latter including such all-time favorites as herring, pickled mushrooms, and julienne (a mushroom and sour cream casserole). If all that is not enough, Vavilon has its own banya (Russian sauna).