Best Local cuisine Restaurants in Almaty

Local Recommendations from our My Guide Kazakhstan team

Most tourists enjoy trying new foods, most notably those from the place they're visiting.

Although Almaty is very diverse in terms of the food it offers, locals are very proud of their culinary traditions and therefore invite visitors to sample some of the delights on offer. While it would not surprise people to find Kazakh restaurants in Almaty, let us remind you that a multi-ethnic city as this is, with such a rich history, is also happy to share it's more diverse traditions with you. Central Asian options are many, Uzbek, Uighur and Tatar being some of the popular alternatives to Beshbarmak, the national dish, and Russians, a big part of the community here are delighted to host and serve you from their own tempting menus.