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Borscht Bowl

) #3 of 22 Restaurants in Grand Forks $$ - $$$ Russian,
214 Market Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-442-5977
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“borscht” (70 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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Russian, Canadian
$$ - $$$
214 Market Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were going through Grand Forks, we decided to try out some borscht. What better place than at a restaurant called the "Borscht Bowl"? Although the bowl of borscht and the accompanying (very thick) slice of bread was more than adequate, I also tried...More

1  Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I love this place and always stop in when in grand forks. Very homey. All the food is "homemade".i.e. Made from scratch. Borscht was amazing as always and vegetarian to boot. Perogi are huge- cottage cheese one is the best- don't be afraid of butter...More

Thank coffeechik
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I drive through I have to stop and eat here! Really good traditional doukhobor food! Friendly staff.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We've never experienced traditional Doukhobour food before, but we certainly enjoyed it. We had the borscht which was cabbage based, not beet as I've had before. Very delicious. Then we had Pyrahi, which was shaped into a heart for Valentines Day. I chose the beet...More

Thank JRGuapa
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious hearty meal and desert. All 4 of us loved it. Was worth the three hour drive. Like giant perogies made right then and now.!!!!!!!!!

Thank Alinda W
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent doukhobor Russian food. Love the pyrahi especially the cottage cheese ones and the bean. Everything is made from scratch which takes extra time but worth the wait. No deep fried options which I consider a plus. Also their borscht is best you will find...More

Thank grannycBC
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were looking forward to trying authentic Russian Doukhobour food. The reviews for this restaurant is very positive but it was just okay for us. We ordered the borsch and piroshki with pumpkin filling. This is our first experience with Doukhobour foods. It was interesting...More

Thank HonugirlHawaii
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This Russian specialty spot is obviously a local and tourist favorite for their Russian-Ukrainian dishes as they offered a wide selection of special dishes. Olga our server was very patient and walked us through the various items on offer. I finally opted for the lunch...More

Thank kenjonesmail
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great Borscht as good as i have ever had awesome flavor the cabbage is cut just right and a nice size piece of bread to complement the soup.

Thank comingforthesun
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Beki and her team make THE BEST AUTHENTIC Russian Doukhobour food anywhere! Not only do I stop in to The Borscht Bowl every time I go to Grand Forks, friends and family from the area have shipped the amazing food to me in Vancouver! I...More

Thank Kenuchiwan
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.31 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Russian, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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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