Guidebook for Praha

John Carlo
John Carlo
Guidebook for Praha

Food Scene

My go to place for traditional Czech cuisine: good food, great service. Usually busy in the evening, best to reserve (I can make a reservation for you). Lunch menu is different from dinner. They have specials during the weekend.
33 locals recommend
U Kroka
28 Vratislavova
33 locals recommend
My go to place for traditional Czech cuisine: good food, great service. Usually busy in the evening, best to reserve (I can make a reservation for you). Lunch menu is different from dinner. They have specials during the weekend.
Traditional Czech pub and restaurant, frequented by locals. Average prices, centrally located.
12 locals recommend
Pivnice a restaurace U Rudolfina, s.r.o.
60/10 Křižovnická
12 locals recommend
Traditional Czech pub and restaurant, frequented by locals. Average prices, centrally located.
Traditional Czech pub (great beer) and local cuisine. Good food, average prices. Very centrally located.
30 locals recommend
U Medvídků
5 Na Perštýně
30 locals recommend
Traditional Czech pub (great beer) and local cuisine. Good food, average prices. Very centrally located.
Small artisanal deli specializing in Italian cheese and meat products. They have a good selection of wines, too. They serve sandwiches and salads as well. Right on the same building where I live!
Mozzarellart Andel
11 Preslova
Small artisanal deli specializing in Italian cheese and meat products. They have a good selection of wines, too. They serve sandwiches and salads as well. Right on the same building where I live!
Gastropub serving traditional Czech food with a modern twist. If you’re tired of heavy Czech traditional food, this is a good option.
6 locals recommend
Prostor bar & restaurant
25 Lidická
6 locals recommend
Gastropub serving traditional Czech food with a modern twist. If you’re tired of heavy Czech traditional food, this is a good option.
Great coffee and desserts. They also serve excellent full meals.
45 locals recommend
Café Lounge
615/8 Plaská
45 locals recommend
Great coffee and desserts. They also serve excellent full meals.
Excellent food and wine, great ambience, a bit more expensive than other restaurants but nothing exorbitant. For a special occasion or for afternoon tea/coffee.
149 locals recommend
Café Savoy
5 Vítězná
149 locals recommend
Excellent food and wine, great ambience, a bit more expensive than other restaurants but nothing exorbitant. For a special occasion or for afternoon tea/coffee.
Exquisite food (asian fusion). Pricey, but worth it. Check their website for the menu (lunch is different from dinner). Best to reserve (I can help you with that).
36 locals recommend
Sansho
1170/25 Petrská
36 locals recommend
Exquisite food (asian fusion). Pricey, but worth it. Check their website for the menu (lunch is different from dinner). Best to reserve (I can help you with that).
Excellent artisanal gelato. Coffee and other desserts. Second branch, recently opened. Right beside Ebel Coffee!
Puro Gelato
11 Kaprova
Excellent artisanal gelato. Coffee and other desserts. Second branch, recently opened. Right beside Ebel Coffee!
Café and artisanal gelateria. Haven’t tried their coffee (the selection though is rather wide) but the gelato is quite good. Moderately priced. New branch recently opened right beside Ebel (Kaprova)! This branch is close to U Kroka.
22 locals recommend
Puro Gelato
1 Na Hrobci
22 locals recommend
Café and artisanal gelateria. Haven’t tried their coffee (the selection though is rather wide) but the gelato is quite good. Moderately priced. New branch recently opened right beside Ebel (Kaprova)! This branch is close to U Kroka.
Not a big fan of this kind of coffee house (I like smaller ones) but for the ambience and the history, go see it and have coffee/tea. And they actually serve good duck confit (a specialty here, which I like very much).
183 locals recommend
Café Louvre
183 locals recommend
Not a big fan of this kind of coffee house (I like smaller ones) but for the ambience and the history, go see it and have coffee/tea. And they actually serve good duck confit (a specialty here, which I like very much).
Nice coffee shop with good cakes and pastries. Also serves savory dishes. Perfect for brunch. Near Charles Bridge.
19 locals recommend
Cukrkávalimonáda
7 Lázeňská
19 locals recommend
Nice coffee shop with good cakes and pastries. Also serves savory dishes. Perfect for brunch. Near Charles Bridge.
Small, quiet coffee shop. Ideal for those who really want to sit down and work (no Wifi).
10 locals recommend
I Need Coffee!
7 Na Moráni
10 locals recommend
Small, quiet coffee shop. Ideal for those who really want to sit down and work (no Wifi).
Small organic and fairtrade café with excellent coffee. They also serve good vegetarian dishes (if you want a break from meat-heavy Czech cuisine). They have other branches but this is the nearest from my place.
39 locals recommend
mamacoffee
6 Vodičkova
39 locals recommend
Small organic and fairtrade café with excellent coffee. They also serve good vegetarian dishes (if you want a break from meat-heavy Czech cuisine). They have other branches but this is the nearest from my place.
My favorite coffee place (I get my supply here). Excellent coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. The chocolates (sweets) are also quite good. There’s another branch but I go here because it’s near the library.
Café Ebel
11 Kaprova
My favorite coffee place (I get my supply here). Excellent coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. The chocolates (sweets) are also quite good. There’s another branch but I go here because it’s near the library.
Recently opened. Good desserts and coffee. They also serve full meals.
8 locals recommend
Gourmet Pauza
19 Lidická
8 locals recommend
Recently opened. Good desserts and coffee. They also serve full meals.
Excellent place for coffee and/or brunch; spacious and cozy, ideal even for those who want to work or just relax. Hip artsy interiors, good food and drinks, friendly staff.
51 locals recommend
Kavárna co hledá jméno
493/10 Stroupežnického
51 locals recommend
Excellent place for coffee and/or brunch; spacious and cozy, ideal even for those who want to work or just relax. Hip artsy interiors, good food and drinks, friendly staff.
Butcher shop which servers excellent meat products (sausages and steaks). Beer and wine is also very good. Don’t forget to check out their deli shop and take home some of the food that you enjoyed the most.
113 locals recommend
Naše maso
39 Dlouhá
113 locals recommend
Butcher shop which servers excellent meat products (sausages and steaks). Beer and wine is also very good. Don’t forget to check out their deli shop and take home some of the food that you enjoyed the most.
Nice little restaurant serving freshly made pasta. Check out their open faced sandwiches (chlebíčky) for a quick breakfast.
10 locals recommend
Le Camille
10 locals recommend
Nice little restaurant serving freshly made pasta. Check out their open faced sandwiches (chlebíčky) for a quick breakfast.

Drinks & Nightlife

Legendary Czech pub/beer garden!
85 locals recommend
U Fleků
11 Křemencova
85 locals recommend
Legendary Czech pub/beer garden!
Bar where mostly locals go (as the name suggests) with good beer on tap.
Locál Café & Bar
8 Gorazdova
Bar where mostly locals go (as the name suggests) with good beer on tap.
Although the name says it’s a café, it’s actually a popular hangout where the locals go to for beer. Good cheap beer, cool, artsy interiors.
Jarda Mayer café
Although the name says it’s a café, it’s actually a popular hangout where the locals go to for beer. Good cheap beer, cool, artsy interiors.

Shopping

Big shopping mall with major European labels. Big Tesco supermarket (two floors).
132 locals recommend
Paul’s Bakery.
8 Plzeňská
132 locals recommend
Big shopping mall with major European labels. Big Tesco supermarket (two floors).
If you like paper products, this is a nice stationery shop. They have a really nice city guide (“Prague Superguide”). Might be a good idea for a unique souvenir from this city.
11 locals recommend
Papelote dílna a obchod
241/9 Vojtěšská
11 locals recommend
If you like paper products, this is a nice stationery shop. They have a really nice city guide (“Prague Superguide”). Might be a good idea for a unique souvenir from this city.

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