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Cafe Yarmarka - CLOSED

1530 Post Aly Ste 3A, Seattle, WA 98101-1566 (Downtown)
(206) 521-9054
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Most recent review
- Mar 20, 2012
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Neighborhood: Downtown

7 reviews from our community

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English first
San Francisco,CA
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

THis place is fun and the menu very simple. Order your entree from the counrt and get unlimited sides. Borscht is also great. Very satisfying lunch in the midst of Pike Place.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Cafe Yarmarka is a hidden little spot deep in the bowels of the Pike Place Market off the beaten path and away from the tourist lines at other eateries on the main street. I was not familiar with Russian food but decided to try it. I ordered pelmeni which are small dumplings stuffed with a mixure of beef and pork.... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2011

Here's how this place works: you order one of a few staple-type entrées (Pierogies, cabbage rolls, etc) and then get whatever sides you want. I got there at like 11:30 on a Saturday, just before the lunch rush, and the two people working there were extremely friendly and helpful, making suggestions for which sides were the best (hint: try the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

Service is horrible...very unfriendly personell. We were here on a Saturday and two girls (not even Russian!) were just being downright rude. One wasn't even working, just sitting on a chair...the other one let us stand there waiting for 15 minutes before she would even notice us! Pelmeni were just the frozen ones you can get in any Russian supermarket.... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

We stopped here as part of a Savor Seattle food tour to try authentic Russian food. The owner had forgotten we were going to be there and wasn't quite ready to serve a crowd of 12 but made up for it by serving another tasting that hadn't been planned for us. The food, which was completely unfamiliar to me, was... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2008

Great pel'meny and vareniki

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Washington State
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2008

My husband took me Cafe Yarmarka which is in the Pike Place Market. It's a small counter with 2 tables for sitting, or you can sit at the counter. The 2 workers spoke Russian to each other so I knew this was going to be authentic. I ordered the cabbage rolls in which you get either 2 side salads or... More

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