Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Inquirer Daily News
Balkan Express
Address:
2237 Grays Ferry Ave.
Philadelphia , PA 19146
(215) 545-1255
Neighborhood: Schuylkill
Parking: Street parking only.
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Cuisine type: International
Meals Served: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Style: This surprising spot off reviving South Square is a solid American luncheonette by day and a treasure trove of authentic Serbian comfort foods by night. It still has awkward edges to smooth, but the room is pleasant and owner Radovan Jacovic is an outgoing host whose passion for the home-smoked flavors of his native land are satisfyingly evident.
Specialties: Serbian bean soup; smoked meat appetizer; sarma (stuffed cabbage); pijesckavica (Serbian burger); muckalica (beef stew); cevapi (beef sausage); kiseli kupus (sauerkraut stew).
Alcohol: BYO
Smoking: No smoking.
Hours: Tues - Sat (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Sun (Breakfast and Lunch)