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Balkan House

7530 Edmonds street, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #58 of 475 restaurants in Burnaby
Cuisines: Eastern European
Dining options: Reservations
Description: 7530 Edmonds Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B4
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: 7530 Edmonds Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B4
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  • English first
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English first
New Westminster, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

Great food! Great price! I had a wonderful experience. I had no idea they would bring me so much food. When you go in make sure you have enough room for a lot of great food, or be sure you will have food for the next meal as well.

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Vancouver, BC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but the inside is nice and the food is excellent. The portions are large and the prices are moderate. This family-run restaurant doesn't usually require reservations, but it can't hurt. The food IS a taste of Serbia/Croatia. There is parking in the rear, and plenty of on-street parking. You will not... More

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Raleigh, NC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

I went to the Balkan House while on a business trip to Burnaby, merely as a curious backup option when the restaurant I had originally intended to visit turned out to be closed. Having visited the Balkan states several years before, I was curious to see if this restaurant's food came anywhere close to what I remembered. The result was... More

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Vancouver, BC
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

While the interior decor may be outdated, the place is always busy and upbeat, with a warm feel to it. Most importantly, you can choose from a variety of hearthy Mediterranean dishes for a great value, all freshly made: lamb chops, chicken skewers, veal and pork sausages, veal soup, schnitzels and steaks, stews, halibut, salads... The prices are unbeatable for... More

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Sliema, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

The decor is a little bit sad and old but I guess they want to imitate the atmosphere in Yugoslavia. I ordered a meat and vegetables stew or Muckalica. The meat was so so or flavorless if you prefer and the gravy too heavy. The mashed potatoes were tasteless and dry as if they had bought them in a supermarket,... More

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