Fast Food and Fast Casual

Fast Food and Fast Casual

The total number of Moscow’s fast food locations (listed below) is over 1,200. They are at every turn, notably at metro entrances and on bustling streets in downtown Moscow. The average bill listed is what a standard meal consisting of a large hamburger, a snack and a drink would approximately cost.

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Average bill: less than 400 RUB.

McDonalds (about 100 locations in Moscow), Subway (about 110 locations), Burger King (about 90 locations) and KFC (about 200 locations). In total, these fast food giants have more than 500 restaurants in Moscow. Their menu is familiar, with the typical burgers, sandwiches, French fries and salads. These restaurants are located in crowded streets, busy central and tourist areas, near metro stations, and in food courts inside shopping malls. Menus are available in English, upon request. All these fast food franchises offer special prices on breakfasts and lunch combos. There is mostly free Wi-Fi available.

Only KFC has launched an English version of their official Russian website:

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Average bill: up to 400 RUB.

TeremokRussian: Теремок. This Russian-style fast food café network sells blinisRussian pancakes traditionally made from wheat or (more rarely) buckwheat flour, cereals, soups, nutritious salads, desserts and traditional drinks. There are some 120 locations in Moscow, mainly in food courts, but around 20 street cafés are also located in the busy areas of downtown Moscow. The average bill here is 400 RUB, at the upper limit of what would traditionally be considered fast food. At this price point, you will get a varied and “home-made” lunch, or you can choose a 250-ruble combo lunch and delicious desserts. You can also ask for the menu in English at the counter, with names of meals, prices, and pictures illustrating the meals, which are unlikely to be familiar to foreigners.

Kroshka-kartoshkaRussian: Крошка-картошка. Large fried jacket potatoes with fillings, rolls and sandwiches are some of the menu’s highlights. This network has approximately 180 street cafés and food stalls throughout Moscow. The average bill goes up to about 250 RUB.

WokkerRussian: Воккер. This network of about 20 Asian-style noodle restaurants in Moscow sells combined meals in Wok boxes, spring rolls and drinks. The average bill is 300 RUB.

StardogsRussian: Стардогс. With some 300 locations in Moscow, this network mostly sells hotdogs out of food trucks. A large hotdog and a drink will cost you 150 to 200 RUB. Menus in English are available upon request in most tourist locations and shopping malls.

Even if you are in a beautiful historic area or a tidy park, walking around the huge city takes up a lot of energy. For you to have a rest in the best way, on the pages of our website there is a lot of information about the best restaurants in Moscow, bars in Moscow (Russia) etc.

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Average bill: up to 550 RUB.

Mu-MuRussian: Му-Му. This network has the most interesting fast food in Moscow, based on Russian and Caucasian cuisines and highly popular among foreigners and Muscovites alike. The menus in these cafés outdo classic fast food menus in terms of variety and quality, but prices are reasonable, because these restaurants offer full self-service facilities and have good publicity. As you move around the counter, you can take a look at all the meals and choose the ones you like. The network has around 30 restaurants, half of which are located within the Garden RingRussian: Sadovoe koltso or Садовое кольцо in the most popular spots. Try the combo breakfasts for 150 to 200 RUB. Menus in English are available.

Prime StarRussian: Прайм Стар. This network has some 60 locations and its concept is similar to that of Prêt-à-Manger, a well-known British outpost of ready-made meals, featuring healthy and fresh meals, such as salads, sandwiches, sushi, rolls, soups, a wide range of desserts and great coffee. Free Wi-Fi and menus in English are available. The price of breakfast is up to 300 RUB.

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