Gurra Café

2325 Arthur Ave.
Bronx, NY 10458


  • Daily 10am-11pm
  • $$
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The decor of this café will remind you of a Swiss chalet, with peaked roof, red ceramic tiles, and wood paneling. Save for the picture of a gal in combat fatigues cradling an Uzi, the ambiance is serene, and the Albanian bar food is superb. Set meals (around $10) begin with a beautifully dressed salad heaped with shredded feta, then progress to a big plate of meat. That meat may be pljeskavica (an onion-laced burger smeared with kimek, a Balkan crème fraîche), grilled Albanian sausage, or an orange goulash served with a scoop of mashed potatoes.

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