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The Balkan - CLOSED

2006 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-5628
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30 May 2014
“Classy and tasty”
17 Jun 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
2006 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-5628
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

Had a wonderful meal here while on a date. The food was incredible the owner of the building chatted with us and was very humble. The only downfall was the size of meal. A little extra veggies would have been great.

Thank ArbOfCourse
Reviewed 17 June 2013

This is a great restaurant but it appears to be closed. Hope it comes back but check before you go. Will keep checking back everytime when I'm in the area. Heard lots of rumors but nothing confirmed (and nothing that would effect the restaurant experience).

Thank TransplantedBuckeye
Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

First off, I love german food. So I was surprised to find that the restaurant down the street from me that I have ignore for 2 years is a german pub. And it was good. My mom, brother and I chose to go in on...More

1  Thank mizfitzface
Reviewed 16 August 2012

The food and menu are different but very good. The decor is very different with unusual art and dark lighting. I love the seating arrangements.

1  Thank Linda Q
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I make it a point when i am in central New York to dine at the Balkan restaurant in Utica. On every occasion the food and experience has been exceptonal. It is decorated in the finest antique decor and the food is it's equal. The...More

1  Thank robert m
Reviewed 29 May 2012

This used to be very good - and lately has taken a turn for very poor -- ate there three times in the last month - - and all times the food was substandard and the service also left much to be desired -- will...More

Thank Darlene R
Reviewed 16 December 2011

I came in with a group of 10 into an empty restaurant and waited an hour & a half for a salad entree which arrived after steaks and sandwiches. The service was atrocious, the waitress dropping absolutely everything possible and forgetting everything. Those that came...More

Thank Lillybug1
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Had a late lunch here on a weekday after visiting the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute. Sandwiches were very good, fresh-tasting food. Loved the fresh bread from the nearby Heidelberg Bakery, their "parent" place. Our first trip there, although I buy their bread as often...More

1  Thank Gettin_Around046
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Sat outside for our recent dinner at the Balkan. Delicious German-American menu with choices of weiner schnitzel, sauerbraten, steaks, and other carefully created delicacies. All entrees come with Heidelburg bread. Bottled beer selection is good and varied. Service was casual but attentive. A comparable meal...More

1  Thank bummerdoo
Reviewed 31 March 2011

If you like German food and are in Utica, this is the place. Not much on atmosphere and the appitizer came after the entree (think the waitress forgot), but the food was a solid hit.

Thank TransplantedBuckeye
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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 2006 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-5628
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
This is the "other side of the house" from The Hadley, which you do list. Here is the Balkan's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Utica-NY/The-Balkan/273624019534
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