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Veselka

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Veselka Review

The name means "rainbow" in Ukrainian, and you can order potato pierogis 24 hours a day at this East Village stalwart, which opened in 1954. The authentic Ukrainian cuisine slash diner food is the perfect stick-to-your-ribs end to a night on the town—or to begin a new day, as the restaurant serves a full array of breakfast staples. It's a neighborhood experience, with tables of families sharing space with the hipsters. The spacious, sunny interior is great for people-watching; don't take the servers' studied indifference personally.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 144 2nd Ave., at 9th St., East Village, New York, NY, 10003 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/228–9682
  • Website:
  • Location: East Village

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations not accepted
Updated: 02-25-2014

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