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Taste of Ukraine

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
Vodka ‘Shotzky'
Choose one of these exotic ‘zakuska’ appetizer choices which comes w/ an ice cold ‘charka’ shot of vodka from ukraine
Black Sturgeon ‘Osetra’ Caviar
On mini ‘mlyntsi’ & sour cream
Oseledtsi
Pickled herring tidbits served w/ rye bread & pickles
Deep Fried Mini Pyrohy
Crispy bite-sized varenyky filled w/ potato & cheddar, topped w/ bacon & onion, then served w/ sour cream
Studynetz
A traditional dish of jellied pork served w/ vinegar, picante horseradish beets & home made pickles
Mushroom Ushka
Tiny, bite-sized varenyky (pyrohy) filled w/ minced mushrooms, topped w/ bacon & onion
Baklazhan Rolls
Grilled eggplant slices rolled up w/ garlic mushroom filling. A truly authentic ukrainian favourite
Meat Filled Ushka
Bite-sized varenyky (pyrohy)filled w/ seasoned beef. Served w/ bacon & onion
Just Pickles
Delicious, crunchy garlic dill pickles made right here at taste of ukraine. Caution: these pickles can be highly addictive
SOUPS AND SALADS‎
Borsch Bowl
A delicious traditional beet & vegetable soup. Served w/ sour cream on the side
Kapusnyak
Stewed sour cabbage, potatoes & carrots in a hearty pork stock. Another traditional favourite
Caesar Salad
Our own special dressing & homemade croutons
Ukrainian Village Salad
Our ‘house’ salad of mixed greens, cucumber, tomato & onion in a light herb vinaigrette dressing
Beet Vinaigrette Salad
Diced beet root, pickles, white beans & onion in a tangy vinaigrette dressing. A traditional favourite
BEVERAGES‎
Soft Drinks
Perrier Mineral Water
Iced Tea
Milk/Chocolate Milk
Tea
Regular
Decaffienated
Coffee
Espresso
Cappucino
Cafe Latte
Mochaccino
ENTREES‎
Entrees / головні страви entrees are accompanied by freshly baked bread w/ roasted garlic spread & your choice of 2 traditional dishes listed below
Varenyky (Pyrohy) / вареники
Choice‎ of: potato & onion, potato w/ cottage cheese, potato w/ cheddar or just sauerkraut
Baked Kapusta (Sauerkraut)
Pyrizhky
Potato filled buns baked in cream
Holubtsi (Cabbage Rolls)
Buckwheat (Hrechana) Kasha
With bacon shkwarky
Cornmeal Nachynka (Kulesha)
Potatoes in Cream w/ Dill
Nalysnyky (Cheese Crepes)
Vegetable Medley
DESSERTS‎
Fruit Infusion
Varenyky (pyrohy) filled w/ your choice of blueberries, or sour cherries. Served w/ whipped cream
Strawberry Nalysnyk
A fine crepe is rolled around generous scoops of vanilla ice cream & strawberries then garnished w/ whipped cream & topped w/ more strawberry sauce
Chocolate Nalysnyk
Rich dark chocolate covers the entire crepe. Next, the vanilla ice cream & caramel sauce.Then it’s all rolled up & topped w/ a little more chocolate sauce. The finishing touch: whipped cream & toasted almonds
Walnut Torte
Three layers of delicious walnut torte separated by a filling of mocha butter cream. The icing ~ smooth chocolate butter cream. Not to be found in any bakery ~ available only at taste of ukraine. Our signature dessert
Ukrainian Pastry Platter
An‎ assortment of favorite ukrainian sweets: pampushky, khrustyky & makivnyk (poppy seed roll). Perfect for sharing great w/ coffee
Apple Mlyntsi
A pair of home made crepes are folded into a wedge-shaped envelope & filled w/ baked cinnamon apples. Then, a quick flash on a buttered pan to finish them off a little ice cream, a little caramel & enjoy
Morozyvo / Ice Cream Sundae
Vanilla ice cream topped w/ your choice of strawberry, chocolate or caramel sauce. Served w/ whipped cream
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
With cream cheese icing
SPECIALTY COFFEE‎
Taras Bulba Coffee
With bailey's irish cream & brandy
Hetman Coffee
With rye honey vodka & drambuie
Shevchenko's Dream
With spiced rum & brandy
Dynamo Kick
With sambucca & khalua
Lisova Pisnya
With frangellico & grand marnier
Blueberry Tea
With amaretto & grand marnier
Spanish Coffee
With brandy & khalua
Irish Coffee
With irish whiskey
A specialty coffee always goes perfectly w/ any of our delicious desserts
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Eastern European, Ukrainian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews perogies chicken kiev crepes ribs potatoes bread ukrainian food our server was very friendly side dishes service was excellent awesome food home made tomato sauce ordered the chicken prices are reasonable baba cornmeal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the Shuswap so I basically see no Ukrainian anything ever. I wanted to show my 2 little girls what their heritage looks like, they absolutely loved it. The owner was honestly the nicest guy I’ve come across in years. It’s the most...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Clintbuchinski
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Food was soooo good! So authentic! It was a great night to share traditional dushes with your family !!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Diane P
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our Ukrainian grandmother and what a great experience. The restaurant is decorate to replicate a Ukrainian homestead which makes for an entertaining dining experience. All staff were very friendly and hospitable to cater to our needs. Excellent food and great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 390MikeS390
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We went here for my father in laws birthday. The food was amazing, one of the best meals l’ve had in a long time. The service was great too! Overall a fantastic dining experience, we will be back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank USACanuck
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The food is authentic just like home. The atmosphere is welcoming and very unique. The servers are knowledgeable about the food and attentive. Great for a romantic evening or simply to enjoy with friends. Be sure to try the appetizers all of them are fantastic.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sbabiuk
Reviewed July 5, 2018

The family met to have dinner together.. Our kids live in St Albert... So we took them out, they had been to this restaurant before and as I am Ukrainian descent wanted to go here.. It was very nice, the server was excellent and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 341sharonr
Reviewed June 17, 2018

I went there because my father wanted to go for Fathers day. I would not have as the experience of last June was not so great. I had the Kvlbasa, which was more like a "smokie", not what I thought to be a Ukrainian sausage....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Wayne W
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We've been here a few times; however, it's been a while. We were not disappointed. The food is as good as it's always been. My husband and I shared the Mushroom Ushka which was delicious. I had the Chicken Kyiv with cream and dill potatoes...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Marilar1963
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Very clean with quick service and tasty food. The menu had good choices of authentic Ukrainian meals.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Terry K
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited Taste of Ukraine this week with a dear friend. A very pleasant experience. The ambience and decor were very pleasing. The music was muted background entertainment. So nice to be able to actually enjoy conversation at our table. BUT. Best of all was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Kellen P
April 27, 2016|
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Response from Edmontonaficionado | Reviewed this property |
Okay, entree prices vary but start at about $15.00 and for less than $20.00 you ca get a very nice meal. Remember, the portions are generous.
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