Czech food typically consists of meat and dumplings with fish a less popular choice. Fruit dumplings and ice cream are popular puddings. Beer is known as some of the best brewed in the world. Fast food is popular in the Old town.
Prague restaurants open to cater for the visitors in this popular European city.
In Mala Strana Cantina is a popular Mexican restaurant with spicy tex mex dishes and a reputation for the best margaritas (Cihelna 2b).
Kampa Park at Na Kampe 8b is an International restaurant with a romantic terrace overlooking the river. Another riverside terrace location is Hergetova Cihelna, a stylish seafood restaurant with a lively atmosphere (Cihelna 2b).
Danico in the Stare Mesto district is one of Prague’s best Italian restaurants. Located at Dlouha 21 the weekends are busy and a reservation is recommended.
Orange moon is a Thai and Asian restaurant in Stare Mesto at Ramova 5 and also has excellent Indonesian dishes on the menu.
At Kolkova in the Old Town the focus is on local cuisine and some of the best pilsner beer. The Flambee Restaurant on Husova 5 is one of the most impressive places to dine in Prague with international cuisine on the menu. Famous diners have included the Rolling Stones and Meryl Streep and the venue is well known in Hollywood circles. On Fridays there is live piano music.
La Casa Argentina is another international restaurant in the Old town at Dlouha 35 that brings the taste of Argentina to Prague. With several themed rooms for dining from a Buenos Aires Piano Bar to the Parana River the restaurant has an atmosphere of its own.
In the Hradcany district the Restaurant Peklo at Strahovske Nadvori 1/132 serves mainly Czech cuisine and is located under the grounds of Strahov Castle. Near Hradcany Square the U Zavesenyho Kafe is an ideal restaurant for lunch. Although it is in the tourist area of Prague the prices are reasonable.
Como Restaurant on Wenceslas Square serves fine Mediterranean food and is set in an art deco building in the grounds of a former hotel.
The Triton Restaurant on Wenceslas Square is one of Prague’s most famous and has been there since 1912 serving Czech and international food. The art nouveau setting has been designed to represent a stalactite cave making dining an interesting experience. On Republic Square the Francouszka Restaurant is located in one of Europe’s finest art nouveau buildings, presenting a really elegant venue for dining in this high quality French and international restaurant.
Just out of the centre of Prague at Vinohrady the Modra Reka restaurant at Manesova 13 has Yugoslav cuisine on the menu, whilst Ambiente at Manesova 59 serves American and Mexican food.
Prague has expanded its restaurants rapidly in previous years to cope with visitor demand and standards have risen to offer fine dining and a really diverse selection of restaurants.
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