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Borscht Bowl

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Russian, Canadian
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214 Market Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-442-5977
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Surrey, Canada
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84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I had many Borscht before, in Vancouver and other places, but this is the best I ever had. Restourant small but fitting, middle of beautiful downtown. They also have take out, which is a big bonus, loved it.

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Thank stevepencz
Calgary, Canada
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We arrived at 2 pm on a Tuesday. There were plenty of empty tables. We noticed that there were 2 specials on the board. We were barely seated when our young and inexperienced server began asking us every 20 seconds if we were ready to order. When we finally had some questions, she tried to answer them, but then kept... More 

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Thank Dawn R
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Oh my god. The food was cold and the service SUCKED Big time. 45 mins to get a bowl of Borsht. Won't be stopping by ever again. P.S Very expensive too.

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Thank Homish01
Alberta, Canada
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Run by a family group, this restaurant offers generous portions of traditional Russian food. The cabbage borscht is the house specialty and is served with generous hunks of buttered home made bread. The cottage cheese stuffed dumplings and fresh garden salad were too much for one appetite. The service was prompt and friendly despite the fact that the restaurant was... More 

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Thank GrandpaJoeGrandmaDee
Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Got borscht and pyrahi which were both fantastic and authentic Russian/ Doukhobor. I grew up in Grand Forks and came back for this after many many years. I have a recipe, and can never get it like they make it! It's truly the best!

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Thank iluvalberta
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Cute, spotless and simple-looking little place with 4 hard-working women in the tiny open kitchen. Fast, polite service and AMAZING food. While obviously the authentic Russian Doukhobors borscht is deservedly the star, we also enjoyed some other authentic main course items, cheerfully described by our server. For refreshment they offer a beautiful juice made from local fruit boiled down and... More 

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Thank BarbMP
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We passed through Grand Forks in June 2016 and stopped in at the Borscht Bowl. The Borscht is a Russian borscht which is different from my Ukrainian heritage, but oh so delicious! They serve it with a freshly baked piece of bread. Yum! My son tried a few other traditional items and was not disappointed. For those who appreciate food... More 

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Thank M0mFromCalgary
Greensboro, North Carolina
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151 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Wonderful bowls of borscht served with thick slices of wheat or white bread and butter. Nothing better except perhaps their wild huckleberry desserts. A must eat place if you are in the area

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Thank Bigi P
Vancouver British Columbia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I'm sure the food will be good...when it finally arrives. Still waiting after 40 mins...my family who live in town say it's always this slow so we booked off the whole afternoon to come for lunch. Good thing!

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Thank bradyna123
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

A totally authentic, old school restaurant with lots of older folks who obviously know a good thing when they see it. This place has been around for years I'm guessing, it seems to have a loyal clientele. We aren't particularly big fans of Borscht but it just seemed like a cool place to try. It was! Fantastic food, all freshly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Russian, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Market Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 250-442-5977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?