House of Pizza - Closed

42-20 30th Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11103


  • $
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The best Balkan bureks in town come from this unassuming Astoria pizza parlor. These rotund flaky pies-fabricated from phyllo dough and well-oiled-come stuffed with a choice of ground meat, cheese, or spinach and cheese. The spinach is preferred, with cheese a close second. Order a mug of the homemade yogurt to go with it, to be poured over the top or used as a dip for pieces torn from the massive pie ($12), which easily feeds four. Other non-Italian offerings include a sorrel-laced veal goulash, and grilled cevapi, skinless mixed-meat sausages fragrant with onion.

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  • Circular Logic
    13 years ago by Robert Sietsema

    Burek Central used to be Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where a half-dozen Serbian bars served up the fabulous flaky pies called bureks, as big and round as spare tires and bulging with cheese and spinach. Now, with the influx of Bosnian Mus...


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