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Ukrainian East Village Restaurant

140 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10003 (East Village)
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Ranked #2,916 of 11,662 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Russian, Ukrainian, Eastern European
Neighborhood: East Village
Most recent review
- Jun 1, 2014
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Neighborhood: East Village
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you are in the East Village this is the best Ukrainian restaurant! It's as if your own mama cooked it! Be prepared to feel as if you have been transported out of the city once you walk down the long hallway into the restaurant. Service is a little slow at times but you are never rushed out!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent Eastern European entrees served in an ethnic social club setting. You will find some of the most reasonable prices on lower second ave.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This place is a hidden gem! You will feel like you were brought back many years and shipped to Ukraine. The food is as if your grandmother cooked it. If you are in the East Village you must stop by and check it out.

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Haifa, Israel
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Excellent Ukrainian cooking. We ate there 3 people and enjoyed it very much. Especially good was the Borsht soup. but everything else was very good. There is small memorial wall outside of this restaurant with photos of those killed in the last revolt against their government, and many people light up candles and put there flowers.

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Pleasantville, New York
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263 reviews 263 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I have gone to this restaurant off and on for years. It is always enjoyable with a menu with many Ukrainian and Eastern European favorite dishes along with some Italian dishes. Tonight I had the beef strogonoff and cabbage soup. Both were very good but the soup really stood out. The bread seemed homemade, both the challa and a hearty... More

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New Jersey
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256 reviews 256 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

If you're interested in authentic Ukrainian cuisine - look no further. With a large menu selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees, complete with a liquor license, this is the place to go. Even the wait staff speaks Ukrainian. The borsch is out of this world - you can have it with or without sour cream; there is a very... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Our family gathers here often, we love the food and don't need a menu anymore. We start off with full bowls of delicious, filling Ukrainian Borscht. This soup is filled with veggies and is incredibly tasty. We then order plates of pierogi: spinach/cheese, sauerkraut/ mushroom, potato and finally the sweet cheese ones. We get them boiled and served with butter... More

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San Francisco, California
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212 reviews 212 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

...I cannot recommend that you eat here. I used to frequent the UEVR int he 1970s and 80s - it was a cheap meal and near lots of punk rock shows. I would reckon this was my first visit in 25 years. It is very authentic in that it's much like an Eastern European restaurant during the Soviet era. It... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This restaurant was in our immediate neighborhood and evening we dropped in for a bite. At first we couldn’t make up our minds if we really should enter or not, because the entrance area didn’t look too inviting to us, because it looked more like a community center, which it almost is. One has to walk down a long hallway... More

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Vancouver, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This delightful restaurant is located on the east side of 2nd Ave, between St. Marks and 9th St, and down a long hallway. Don't give up, since the restaurant is a great snapshot from Eastern Europe and a useful diversion from the typical pizza, burger, sushi menus of East Village. My wife and I had dinner there and both her... More

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