“Oh, how slippery!”, he said the character of Julia Roberts in the movie “Pretty Woman”, fighting a losing battle with the snails in the restaurant “Voltaire”. In reality, the place is called “Cicada” and the snails are not served there. But a visit is enough to feel like a hero of a Hollywood movie. And the restaurant “Cicada” is not the only place that will bring you closer to your favorite characters.
Great.guru discovered what they offer and for how much money the cafes and restaurants that were filmed for movies and tv-famous.
1. “The avengers”: Shalom Grill
“Hamburgers, kebabs, shawarma,” says the poster in the place they filmed the snack quiet of the Avengers after defeating the Chitauri. Judging by the menu of Shalom Grill, the shawarmas cost the billionaire and philanthropist Stark and their friends between the ages of 11 and 15 USD per serving. Also here you can order burgers, kebabs, hot dogs and salads. The vegetables and corn, by the way, are the cheaper, 3.49 USD per serving.
Address: 9340 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035.
“How I Met Your Mother”: Mcgee’s Pub
Sandwiches “Suit Up”, drink “Robin Sparkles” and the entry “Bro Code”, the menu of the pub McGee is going to satisfy the fanatics of the series “How I Met Your Mother” with a large number of references to the program. The prices, however, are above the average. For example, “The best burger in New York” will have a cost of 16 USD and the classic “Caesar” is worth 12 USD.
At the same time the placement of the furniture is not the same as the pub McLaren’s of the series, although the style and décor of the room in the first floor, where filming took place, are preserved. The environment is complemented with many photos of characters from the series, hanging on the walls.
Address: 240 West 55th Street (between Broadway and 8th Ave), New York, NY, 10002.
3. “Pretty woman”: Restaurant Cicada
Technically, here they dined not only is Edward Lewis and Vivian Ward played by Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, but also the “Almighty” (Jim Carrey), as well as Mr. and Mrs. Smith (Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt). The restaurant is gourmet with an interior art deco style they liked the creators of 3 movies.
The menu is based on Italian cuisine. On average, a dinner for one person will cost 70-80 USD without drinks. The main dishes (for example, salmon, toasted pistachio, filet mignon, filet of lamb cooked in juniper berries with mint sauce) cost between 34 and 44 USD. A salad added to the check, 14-16 USD, and a dessert, others 13 USD. In addition, if you come with more than 4 guests, the 19% will be added to the total amount.
Address: 617 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90014.
4. “Amelie”: Café des deux Moulins
Tourists experienced recommend this place parisian exclusively to fans of “Amelie”: the rest is not satisfied with the relationship between the price and the quality of the dishes. Judging by the menu of “Café of the Two windmills”, the omelette will cost visitors approximately 11 euros, the salad “Two mills”, 14.9 euros, and for a cappuccino you will have to pay 5.5 euros. The café is very popular among travelers, so it is better to book a table in advance.
Address: 15 Rue Lepic, 75018 Paris, France.
5. “Source”: Il Russo
Before the shooting of the film “The source”, the bakery Da Stuzzi was in the place of the coffee Il Russo. For the scene in which the character of Leonardo DiCaprio tells his companion that within the dream we can shape a world, the bakery became a canteen. The success of the film of Christopher Nolan pushed the owners to open the café.
Il Russo serves dishes of Italian cuisine, and the staff is willing to communicate in French and English. According to the reviews of the tourists, you can have lunch here for 20-25 euros. The drawback is that the restaurant is not represented on the Internet.
Address: 6 Rue César Franck, 75015 Paris, France.
6. “A dangerous method”: Central
In the vienna coffee house, whose history began in 1876, not only met Freud and Jung interpreted by Mortensen and Fassbender, but also their prototypes. Central is proud of its customers, among which were the writers Peter Altenberg and Alfred Polgar, politicians, Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky.
The prices here are not the most economic. A cup of coffee costs an average of 5 euros, a portion of apple strudel, 4.8 euros, pancakes with apricot jam, to 6.4 euros. But the main dishes cost an average of 15-20 euros.
Address: Herrengasse 14, 1010 Wien, Austria.
7. “Twin Peaks”: Twede”s Cafe
The famous cake of cherries and “a really good cup of coffee”, which were admired by agent Cooper, you can test in Washington for only 7 USD. Coffee Twede’s is a successor of the place Sea-T which was burnt by a few criminals, that is where they filmed the first season of “Twin Peaks”. After what happened they changed the interior, but in the year 2015 for the filming of the sequel of the masterpiece of Lynch returned to the interior authentic to the canteen of the series, the Double R Diner.
By the way, for the cake you can choose another filling, for example, bananas or coconut. In addition to desserts the menu includes meat dishes are simple, that are served as part of a complete meal with side dishes, vegetables or pasta plus a soup or a salad. The motto of the institution “No one leaves hungry” is justified: the lunch costs only 14.5 USD.
Address: 137 W North Bend Way, North Bend, WA.
8. “Bastards without glory”: Bistro La Renaissance
This restaurant is considered to be the most “cinematic” in the French capital. In addition to the overproduction of Tarantino, here they filmed scenes for the movie “The climb”, “The repodridos”, among others. By the way, was one of these scenes which he saw the creator of “violent Times” and he liked its famous stained glass windows.
Bistro La Renaissanse is recommended not only for cinephiles, but also for connoisseurs of the traditional French cuisine. Although the prices are quite high. A full lunch for one person will cost 40-50 euros.
Address: 112 Rue Championnet, 75018 Paris, France.
9. “Midnight in Paris”: Polidor
For a tourist a little sophisticated, the restaurant, which gave fame to Woody Allen, it will seem noisy and out-of-date. In reality, the owners of the place try to keep Polidor as it was when we visited Ernest Hemingway. The dishes of the traditional French cuisine are prepared and served as a home to create a feeling of comfort to the client.
The cost of the main dishes is around 15-17 euros. For example, a cutlet of cod with a basil and spinach will have a cost of 17 eros, and the carpaccio of veal with olives and potatoes is worth 14 euros. The prices of the desserts start at 4 euros, which is what is the cost of the “baba”. You can choose a full lunch with 2 dishes and dessert for 22 or 35 euros.
Address: 41, rue Monsieur Le Prince 75006 Paris, France.
10. “The Sopranos”: Holsten’s
The confectionery and ice cream parlor Holsten’s, in which the events unfolded in the final episode, is a must have for fans of the series. Despite 75 years of history and popularity among tourists, the prices here are quite cheap. A shake will cost 5.5 USD, more or less the same cost of a cream, a burger or a sandwich. The sandwiches, which are served with lettuce and tomato, they are a little more expensive, of 7.25 to 8.25 USD.
You can eat at the table that was occupied by the family Soprano. Is available for customers throughout the week, except Saturday, when the café is visited by the participants of the tour series. Only once the table was reserved for an entire month, after the death of actor James Gandolfini, who played the role of Tony Soprano. In this way, the administration honored his memory.
Address: 1063 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003-2845.
11. “Sherlock”: Speedy”s Cafe
The canteen that John and Mycroft discussed the fate of Irene Adler in “Scandal in Belgravia”, is not in Baker Street. The famous address was very popular among the tourists, so that the entry was copied and the scenes on the side of it were filmed in another part of London, next to the sandwich and coffee bar Speedy’s. The moments of the film were recorded in photographs that are hung on the walls of the place.
Now the coffee with the traditional cuisine of English is never empty: the place is included in the tours associated with the series. Despite the popularity, the prices remain economic. The breakfast includes ham and chips costs £ 6-7, the soup costs about £ 3, and the coffee only costs £ 1.5-2. Cons: the place closes at 15:00-16:00 and there are no toilets.
Address: 187 North Gower Street, Camden, London, NW1 2NJ.
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