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Balkan Bistro & Bar - CLOSED

1003 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
+1 434-202-0916
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good10%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Apr 2013
“Very personalized service and food made to order”
24 Feb 2013
“Disappointing”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1003 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 7 April 2013

2nd time visiting. Waited on by the owner both times who spent extra time explaining Balkan specialities. My table had everything from salmon salad and various brunch egg dishes - all excellent and well prepared. Very nice addition to C'ville restuarant scene. We need to...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We were induced to try this by the great reviews, but on the whole were disappointed. There were very few people there, despite it being Friday night...maybe that should have been a clue. Anyway, while the atmosphere is quite nice, and we were able to...More

Thank amwdew
Reviewed 14 February 2013

We had Valentine's Day dinner there tonight. It was our third visit. We will keep coming back. The food is excellent. Don't expect flashy, but do expect pleasant flavors different from what you normally encounter. We had the trout and Grandma's Pesto Chicken - both...More

Thank Rod W
Reviewed 31 January 2013

I have been to Balkan Bistro several times now and have enjoyed all my meals. I especially enjoy the Chicken Paprikash. Also, their homemade Cevapi (beef sausage) is fabulous and they make their hamburger patties from this sausage mixture making the TASTIEST BURGER I have...More

1  Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal from start to finish. Very interesting menu with friendly service and good value. I had the spaghetti with mussels - outstanding. Husband had crab cakes and risotto. He enjoyed the meal and the beer menu. Don't know if we'll be back to...More

1  Thank Gr8Nancy
Reviewed 20 December 2012

n "We went to dinner at BALKAN BISTRO last night before the Dave Matthews show. it was OUTSTANDING! If you're looking for a nice relaxing dinner i hightly recommend it. We started off with the "slider" appetizer, but these sliders were their own beef sausage...More

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 28 November 2012

We went out for dinner and our food was so good so we made a another trip for brunch next day. My husband's Salmon was out of this world. I took three or so bites and just loved the crispy bites with sauteed spinach and...More

1  Thank Daniela M
Reviewed 18 November 2012

I travel to Charlottesville frequently for work, and usually stay in a different area, but popped in here due to it being so close to my current hotel, I'm glad I did. I am allergic to shellfish and do not eat fish but they have...More

2  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 4 November 2012

First time for us at this restaurant, and we were not disappointed. The waiter was attentive and provided excellent suggestions when we ordered. Go for the dishes unique to the owner's homeland, and definitely try as many of the desserts as you can. The cake...More

2  Thank gcollins
Reviewed 27 October 2012

We happened on this lovely bistro having arrived in Charlottesville tired and hungry after a long drive. The exterior didn't hold much promise, but upon entering, we found a spacious yet intimate interior. The menu is varied and everything sounded appealing. We settled on two...More

2  Thank LScott52
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1003 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-202-0916
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Description
Balkan Bistro & Bar! Charlottesville's relaxed, family friendly dining option. Featuring American and Balkan cuisine. The Balkan Bistro & Bar offers tasty appetizers, healthy salads and an array of comforting entrees from Balkan region as well as Southern flair. Plenty of convenient parking available, nice spacy patio and full bar. We are looking forward to serve you!
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