Balkanika

Row 1

Details
691 9th Ave (btwn 47th & 48th St.)
New York, NY 10036
(212) 974-0300
Mediterranean, Wine Bar
$ $
Hours
Mon–Thu, Sun: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:00 AM–Midnight

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Foursquare Tips

  • Winner of Best of NYC 2012 Best Balkan! Features cheeses, charcuterie and dips from baba ganoush to red-pepper paste and main courses originating from half a dozen countries. Doubles as wine bar!
  • Try the cevapcici. Btw even if I don't like eggplant, ajvar is a perfect side. :) love it.
  • try meze sampler delicious !!! i liked the meat sampler as well :)
  • Nasa hrana u New Yorku! Neprocenjivo
  • The Ajvar, Paprika Walnut and babaganush are great
  • Great Mediterranean authentic food. The hummus sampler portion is huge!
  • Cevapcici is delicious and xxl portion
  • $5 wine during happy hour. Really friendly staff. Delicious boureks. Great meze choices. Will need to try a mixed grill next time.
  • The cheese Burek was delicious, get it with the yogurt sauce, its a crispy pastry filled with a mixture of cheeses. Highly recommended! The hummus is fresh!
  • The Croatian white wine is dry, crisp and wonderful. The Shopkra salad (Bulgarian) is a delicious side. And then the house special mixed grill for dinner (available for 2, 4, or more pairs of diners).
  • Great live music and free sangria on Tuesdays!!!!
  • Good food and amazing live music. A GREAT experience!!!!
  • They pour wine with a very heavy hand. I've never seen such a full glass!
  • Mezzes are surprisingly filling - a meal in their own right. Avgolemono soup is awesome.
  • Mezzes sample platter is great! Enjoy with a glass of wine (they have a heavy pour here)
  • Great food! The service isn't the best though!
  • The mix grill is great
  • The meze were great as were the bourekas
  • Cheese Burek is excellent
  • Meze sampler is where the money is. For main, grill sampler is also great