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3086 Brighton 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11235-7502
+1 718-332-9797
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“vareniki” (6 reviews)
“kebab” (3 reviews)
“dumplings” (6 reviews)
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Russian, Eastern European
3086 Brighton 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11235-7502
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I absolutely love this place and can't believe I only recently tried it after years of passing it. Awesome pelmeni/vareniki (Russian style dumplings or ravioli) with different fillings. If you're in the mood for something sweet they have sour cherry or sweet cottage cheese vareniki....More

Thank Yuriy B
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, incredible prices, very good and friendly service. And yes, don't forget to take home their frozen vareniki and pelmeni so you will be able to enjoy them between your visits to brighton.

Thank Alla G
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Very good home made Russian food. Between the group of us, we have ordered two soups: "Mushroom Soup", "Shurpa A La Uzbekski" which were very good. "Pilaf Uzbekian Style" (the meat was a bit too hard for my taste, but the rice was great), "Stew...More

Thank Shan199
Reviewed 20 May 2016

A small cafe with excellent soups and dumpings. You can even order frozen ones to take home. Friendly ladies to help you.

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

They say they portations have 20 dumplings buy only have 10 overpriced and not tasty at all. Service is terrible was the only one there and they didn't get to my table for about 20 minutes because they waitress was playing candy crush

1  Thank BLACKHAWK424344
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We came at Varenichnaya out of the season. And we shared 5-6 typical russian dishes in family. It was good and tasty. And the check was 35$ only.

Thank sguinot
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to have Russian food, I've been here first time, the decorations are nice too. I liked it. Good place

Thank Kirill I
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Quite small, doesn't take credit cards or serve alcohol. We had herring, side salads, borscht, wonderful warm bread, pork shoulder (think wiener schnitzel), vareniki, and chicken kabob. The borscht was full of vegetables and chopped meat (chicken?), and was not what we expected, and because...More

Thank MichiganRambler
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

It's a very small cafe, but always tasty food and fresh!!! Have been coming here for s long time now! And very inexpensive

Thank OLenany
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The first time I've been there, because one friend of mine recommended it to me. I was on the heaven!!! I'm Russian. And food tastes like it tastes back home! I was able to stop eating. Now, every time I'm in New York, I'm going...More

Thank Naticha
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  • Address: 3086 Brighton 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11235-7502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-332-9797
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