Food and drink in Prague

Czech people are well-known for their positive attitude to food and Czech cuisine is famous all over the world. Everyone knows the Czech bread dumplings, hearty sauces, and thick soups. It is one of the reasons Prague is full of restaurants focused on traditional Czech cuisine.

We will show you how the traditional Czech food looks, prices and tips for the restaurants with traditional Czech cuisine.

Czech cuisine and whic type food and drink can taste in Prague

1) In Prague you can taste the unique svíčková sauce with bread dumplings.

Svíčková sauce with dumplings
Svíčková sauce with dumplings

2) Or the real roast pork with sauerkraut and bread dumplings (knedlo-vepřo-zelo). And after a good lunch or dinner, don't forget to have a proper Czech beer.

Roast pork with sauerkraut and bread dumpling
Roast pork with sauerkraut and bread dumpling

3) Also nice is goulash with potato dumplings or only with vegetables.


However, if you also like other cuisines of the world, you will never get bored in Prague. You will find some Chinese bistros, Japanese sushi restaurants, Thai and Mexican restaurants and also Italian pizza places that are sought after by thousands of Italian food lovers in the Czech Republic.

Fast food restaurants are another solution for quick and quality food if you don't want to spend too much time in a restaurant.

Hamburger restaurants and new unique bistros with a selection of hot dogs have been more and more popular recently. Vistors will appreciate markets selling fresh foods from local Czech farmers.

Don't forget to visit Thai restaurant Yam Yam or also Thai restaurant NEB.O.

Tips for restaurants with Czech cuisine in Prague

1) U Modré kachničky restaurant (Little Blue Duck restaurant)

Little Blue Duck Restaurant in Prague
Little Blue Duck Restaurant in Prague - Nebovidská street

They have two restaurants, one is in Michalská street here check Google map - reservation on the phone number +420-602353559; and second in Nebovidská street - Google map preview here - reservation on the phone number +420-224213418.

Food costs about 500 CZK per main meal. Tripadvisor reviews here.

2) Mincovna Restaurant

Mincovna Restaurant in Prague
Mincovna Restaurant in Prague

This restaurant has an excellent location, in the middle of Old Town Square, you cannot miss it during your journey on Prague sights. Reservation phone number is: +420-727955669

Prices are about 300 - 400 CZK per main meal. Google maps preview here.

Tripadvisor reviews are here.

3) Cafe Imperial - eating with a style

Cafe Imperial, Prague 1 district
Café Imperial - Prague 1

Close to subway station Náměstí Republiky (Republic Square) you can find this excellent restaurant with a beautiful periodic interior. Reservation phone number is +420-246011440. Prices are about 350 CZK. Google maps preview is here.

Tripadvisor reviews are here.

Beer Tourism

Czech beer is nice
Czech Beer is nice - the Pilsner Urquell

Beer is the most popular Czech drink. Every Czech restaurant has many kinds of big brand beers on the tap (e.g. Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Kozel, Bernard, Holba, and others) and you can also find many family breweries. In Prague and its near vicinity, there are currently about 25 family breweries. High-quality beer is brewed for example in Únětický pivovar, Pivovarský dvůr Chyně or Břevnovský klášter in Praha 6. You can find a separate article about Czech beer here.

Beer is sold in restaurants and also in specialized beer bars and beer shops. For those who would like to learn more about is history, there are beer museums (e.g., The Beer Museum in Husova Street) and beer spas (Budweiser Budvar, Bernard or Krušovice).

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This nice and funny video about food and drink in Prague on the youtube channel CupofTJ
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