1800 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Neighborhood: Arlington, Arlington, Clarendon/Courthouse
Cuisines: Russian/E. European, Breakfast
Open Monday through Saturday 7 AM - 10 PM, Sunday 7 AM to 9 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Clarendon, Court House
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Carrot salad; beet salad; yeast buns (called samsas, pirozhoks, or rasstegais, depending on the shape) stuffed with meats, egg, fish, or vegetables; Assorti ground-beef steak topped with an egg; manti (beef-filled dumplings); Napoleon cake.
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
What to get: Garlicky carrot salad; creamy beet salad with walnuts; soft yeast buns (called samsas, pirozhoks, or rasstegais, depending on the shape) stuffed with meats, egg, fish, or vegetables; Assorti ground-beef steak, a moist patty topped with a sunny-side-up egg; manti, three large, mounded dumplings filled with beef; Napoleon cake, layered with thin, crispy pastry and whipped cream.
Best for: Diners looking for variety. One side is a bakery and coffee shop, the other a sit-down venue with full menus and crayons to keep kids busy.
Insider tip: Baked goods—savory and sweet—are made fresh and replenished throughout the day, so not everything is available at all times; ask a staffer what just came from the oven. Soups and entrées change daily.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.