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Uzbekistan Chaihana Restaurant Philadelphia

€€ - €€€Russian, Eastern European,
12012 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116-2108
+1 215-671-1990
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Russian, Eastern European, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Georgian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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12012 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116-2108
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. If we lived closer we would definitely go a lot more often. We try to go early or at off times because it gets very crowded. I’m not sure if they take reservations, i never thought to check. They have tables...More

Thank Cin4513
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been in this restaurant at least 6 times from late 2016 to today and always in the company of my Georgian/Russian friend. The food was always good and the service great. But, the last two times it has been a little bit of let...More

Thank Vasilios C
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Uzbekistan Restaurant is as good as it gets! The food is incredible - there is nothing on the menu we've tried that wasn't wonderful. It's so hard to pick favorites but we never eat there without ordering their lamb shank. I don't usually like lamb,...More

1  Thank elepal
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

After reading good reviews we decided to try this place for authentic Uzbek and Eastern European specialties. The bread was fresh and warm. We ordered chicken soup with meatballs. The soup was a good choice and good quantity. For the main course we tried samsa...More

Thank Duraiya K
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing food! Starts off with home made bread and generic packaged butter to go with it! The Ukrainian Borsch was spectacular. The sour cream you get is real nice and creamy and not like something you get that's packaged. We also had the Mantu (Lamb...More

1  Thank psjsong
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Not your normal restaurant, very earthy byob, family stye restaurant, Russian/Uzbec dialect is spoken all the time, great people great service, fantastic food reminds me of my Mom's cooking. Menu highlights, the green borsch and regular borsch, grilled meats/poultry on skewir, veal liver, and fish...More

1  Thank chuckees1
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Some reviews had us cautious of the service, but we had a friendly waitress. Not very outgoing but nice. We opted to sit outside, since the inside is small and a little dingy. The outside area was pretty nice. We started with the Tandoori bread....More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 21 May 2017

BYOB Try the salads Shskabob are great Herring is tasty Service good All services speak English Make a reservation for big parties Desserts were to die for Atmosphere not so great but food makes up for it Great value

Thank RaiderPhilly
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

There are too many superb dishes at Uzbekistan to name them all. We have been there multiple times and have yet to run into a disappointing dish. The abundance of food is absurd especially when you get the check, which is always less than we'd...More

1  Thank Zekebp
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is the place for authentic Uzbek and Eastern European specialties. A favorite of local Russian and Eastern European immigrants, English is definitely a second language here, from the waitstaff to your fellow diners to the music videos in the dining room. Enjoy homemade, cooked-to-order...More

Thank Christopher M
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20 March 2017|
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Response from mim k | Reviewed this property |
Do not think so however all public food environments I believe require shoes and shirts to accompany ones pants, dress or skirt. And if memory serves me right as in years gone by, respectfully speaking, no hats are to be... More
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16 November 2015|
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Response from Patti M | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that they serve breakfast.
31 May 2015|
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Response from Patti M | Reviewed this property |
I did not have a waitress. Our party had a waiter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12012 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116-2108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-671-1990
Uzbekistan restaurant. The first and best Uzbek cuisine in Philadelphia. 25 years in business. Friendly for everyone, we welcome you in the best Uzbek and Russian cuisine.
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