Café Glechik

3159 Coney Island Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • Daily 10am-10pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
As indicated by the 10-foot-tall pot teetering on the roof, this cozy restaurant specializes in crock-baked Ukrainian specialties, including braised lamb shank, and forgoes the compulsory Casio charges and bottles of vodka frozen in blocks of ice.

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