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7530 Edmonds street, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: 7530 Edmonds Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B4

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Balkan House Restaurant Tucked away on Edmonds Street, just off Canada Way in Burnaby, is a little gem of a restaurant, probably most people would never think of trying. That’s not really a problem though as they have a very loyal and devoted crowd of regulars. Drop in most any night and you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Port Moody
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Port Moody
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Balkan House Restaurant Tucked away on Edmonds Street, just off Canada Way in Burnaby, is a little gem of a restaurant, probably most people would never think of trying. That’s not really a problem though as they have a very loyal and devoted crowd of regulars. Drop in most any night and you are likely to hear some Serbian being... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a place I have seen a hundred times and never stopped at; one night my wife and I were looking for something different to eat and decided to give it a shot. Well... The place is big, well lit (we love dimmed lights) not too bright not too dark, we went on a Saturday night around 7.30pm and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Last week a friend of mine and I went to the "Balkan House", a small restaurant in South Burnaby. Sundays they offer a "East European" buffet. So we went there since I love all-you-can-eat. The restaurant was quite empty when we arrived. But it got more filled before we left, mostly because of two larger groups that had obviously some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Location: on Edmonds, street view Parking: I had no problem finding free street parking. Reception: Fast and friendly Ambience: Much larger on the inside than the outside suggests and the inside really looks great! Hardwood floors, hardwood ceilings and you'd be hard pressed to find a speck of dirt anywhere! Immaculate! Food: An interesting menu containing a variety of meat... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It's more like home style cooking with hummungus portions and yet very-very reasonable prices.Huge portions of salad, potatos , meat grilled or breaded (schintzel) priced between 13-16 $. I haven't been there for a good while but since Vido the owner died last year I wanted to see what happened with the place. His family did a great job keeping... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This restaurant features an excellent buffet on Sundays. Interesting assortment of a few vegetables (potatoes and sauerkraut) and meat: rolled pork roast, schnitzel, chicken, cevapcici. Also sauces, salads and desserts. All traditional' and filling but expertly prepared - refined taste. The dessert was simple but satisfying. All washed down with beer, wine and plum eau de vie. All extremely filling... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

If you know eastern European cuisine and especially the balkanic one or more specifically the one that is cooked along the middle Danube basin, this is the place to go. The restaurant is not pretentious but the food is executed in its original form. The location is not so good (had a better one 10 years ago), but otherwise Balkan... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

These folks cook lovely food, not just great European style grilled meats but all the sides and veggies are good too. The building is plain and the block looks funky and has litter etc. Parking in the back of the building. That's all very unappealing but once you are inside it is a charming place to dine. Waiters give "old... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I had a good experience here at the Balkan. I love the taste and the meal presentation. Smells nice and very filling. The dish comes with salad and bread. My Croatian friend recommends me to try and I was very happy. The only thing was the rice which I think was still raw. The sausages and the different kinds of... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

The food here is great but the location is not the best. On a busy industrial looking street so the patio is pretty useless even with the fence. If you are just looking for a great piece of meat or Serbian BBQ and don't care about the atmosphere or decor then go here.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 7530 Edmonds street, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burnaby

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eastern European

Description

7530 Edmonds Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B4

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