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User Reviews: Russian Food Sans Oligarch Extravagance at Gina’s Café

We have full faith in the culinary opinions of our stalwart critics, Adam Platt, Rob Patronite, and Robin Raisfeld, but sometimes what we really want to hear is what the average diner has to say. So we turn to’s restaurant user reviews for guidance. This week: Gina’s Café, the General Greene, Cookshop, L’Artusi, and Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria.

Gina’s Café, current rating: 5
“A great place if you are looking for good Russian food without the oligarch posh that seems to have enveloped many other Russian restaurants … don’t come with expectations to be treated to a czarist meal, and you won’t be disappointed.” antonroot

The General Greene, current rating: 6
“The Green Tea Pistachio Chip equals creamy heaven.” brittanycarcova

Cookshop, current rating: 6
“I went to Cookshop with my wife for our anniversary … we waddled home, full, happy, and still in love after 15 years. the end.” mrmrl

L’Artusi, current rating: 9
“For what they charge they can at least give you an adult portion of food.” steinersports

Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria, current rating: 6
“Never bothered by noisy restaurants before, but this was extreme. It was like being in an elementary school cafeteria.” DianeNYC1

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User Reviews: Russian Food Sans Oligarch Extravagance at Gina’s Café