Restaurants in Prague

Prague is a culinary hotspot. The Czech city borrows from its European neighbors, thus restaurants in Prague often offer a variety of fare from schnitzel to dumplings to goulash. Beer lovers will be happy to discover a variety of delicious brews in Prague. Some of the best Czech beers such as the Budvar, Urquell, Staropramen, Lev and Rohozec pair marvelously with country’s traditional dishes served at many restaurants in Prague.

Want to dine in what was once a gathering place for intellectuals and artists? Café Slavia boasts a 1930’s Art Deco design with views of Prague Castle, the National Theatre and the Charles Bridge. This café is certainly one of the quintessential Prague restaurants that both locals and tourists frequent. Dine on coffee and pastries for breakfast or swing by for lunch where Czech specialties such as potato dumplings and sour cabbage are served. For a taste of haute cuisine, La Dégustation Bohême Bourgeoise, one of the best restaurants in Prague, is a must try. With an all-star lineup of chefs, this high-end restaurant serves up traditional dishes with a contemporary twist.

Located on a quiet cobblestoned street near the Tyn Church, this cozy Italian wine bar is owned by Czech celebrity chef Zdeněk Pohlreich.

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In 2008, Allegro, at the Four Seasons Hotel Prague, earned the first Michelin star in the former Soviet Bloc.

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Prague’s best Southeast Asian food could compete anywhere in the world for freshness and execution.

Dine on roasted pumpkin with feta and a citrus dressing in a book-lined alcove at V Zatisi.

Sleek new bar and restaurant in Frank Gehry’s Dancing Building.

One of the city’s most celebrated cafés, Slavia opened in 1881 and soon became a gathering place for artists and intellectuals, including Franz Kafka and former president Václav Havel.

La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise (or Degustation, as it is known), was a revelation for Czechs as well as visitors to the city when it opened in Old Town in 2007.

Ideal for special occasions, U Modre Kachnicky (which means “At the Blue Duckling”) serves traditional Czech cuisine in an intimate, old-world dining room.

The café is on the second floor of the House of the Black Madonna, originally constructed in 1912 as a department store by the Czech Cubist architect Josef Gocár and, as of 2003, home to Prague’s Museum of Czech Cubism, an architectural and design movement that emerged, flourished, and faded away

Located inside a former stamp-printing shop, Kolkovna is filled with ornate plaster work, restored original brewery equipment, antique advertising posters, and old photographs.

This sleek, lime green diner in Nové Mesto (New Town) has an award-winning design that includes chrome accents, a large digital clock, cone-shaped glass light fixtures, and rotating contemporary art.

One of the most unusual and colorful shops to be found in the city is Arzenal, a Thai restaurant selling glass works by renowned Czech designer and architect, Boris Sípek.