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Terrace Cafe in Houston TX
Omar Meer
Houston, TX

5

My first visit to a Russian restaurant.
The waitress was extremely friendly and helpful suggesting dishes.
The food was amazing, and the presentation was great.
If you are in the area, do yourself a favor and dine here, you won’t be disappointed.

Natasha Kayotkina
Houston, TX

5

I came here for the first time and absolutely loved this place.

I have a Russian background and can confirm that the food is delicious and authentic.

For those who are unfamiliar with Russian food, I would recommend the classic dishes everyone should try: Ukrainian “Borscht”, Russian “Pelmeni”, Ukrainian “Vareniki” with Potato. Served with sour cream on the side.

The interior is clean and roomy. It is set up like a banquet hall but they do serve food like a restaurant.

The staff is friendly and all speak English and Russian.

The place is a bit difficult to find because the sign is small but other than that, I’ll be back for more authentic Russian food!

Richard Cusick
Houston,TX

5

My mother’s family is from Eastern Europe, and they cooked with Russian influences. I love cabbage rolls like my mother made. I nearly wept upon trying the rolls from Terrace cafe. They were just like I remember, but better (don’t tell mom).

I have enjoyed every dish that I gave tried (stroganoff, borscht, carrot salad, beet salad, to name my other favorites).

The food is fresh, healthy, and several wheat free options are on the menu. It is my favorite food in southwest Houston!

Zoya Griffin
Houston, TX

5

I had my Birthday party here. The place is amazing! Food – to die for! Staff is very friendly. Thank you very much! 5 Stars!!!!!!!!!!!

Simon Vaamonde
Houston, TX

5

Loved trying all the Russian food at this new Russian restaurant Terrace Cafe. The meat Chebureki and Pelmeni were my favorite. I even ordered some togo.

Anna Reynolds
Houston, TX

5

Great food and friendly staff! Loved homemade kvas, dumplings and chebureki!!! We’ll be back again!

Gulderaiym Orazgali
Houston, TX

5

Nice restaurant with lots of space and food is so delicious! It has Kazakh, Russian, Uzbek etc food. Went there and felt like at home!

Maksat Imangazi
Houston, TX

5

Great food, great place with exceptional service. Recommend it.

Amanda Feuerborn
Houston, TX

5

Fabulous food, the staff is super nice. Seriously the borcht is phenomenal though!

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Cuisine
Ukrainian CUISINE
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Being the second largest county in Europe, Ukraine borders the Black Sea and consists of a variety of fertile plains and plateaus throughout the nation. Its cuisine is heavily influenced by the rich dark soil (chornozem) from which its ingredients come and often involves many components.

The Ukrainian cuisine incorporates a variety of different food branches (carbohydrates, fats, protein, fruits and vegetables) due to the large size of the country and the plentiful edible resources. Traditional Ukrainian dishes often experience a complex heating process – “at first they are fried or boiled, and then stewed or baked. This is the most distinctive feature of Ukrainian cuisine”.

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Often referred to as the “breadbasket of Europe”, the Ukrainian cuisine emphasizes the importance of wheat and grain to the Ukrainian people and its often tumultuous history with it. The majority of Ukrainian dishes descend from ancient peasant dishes based on plentiful grain resources such as rye as well as staple vegetables such as potato, cabbages, mushrooms and beetroots. Ukrainian dishes incorporate both traditional Slavic techniques as well as other European techniques, a by product of years of foreign jurisdiction and influence.

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Soups

  • Borscht
  • Kapusnyak
  • Rosolnyk
  • Solyanka
  • Yushka
  • Zelenyj Borshch

Salads

  • Olivier Salad
  • Vinegret

Appetizers

  • Kholodets
  • Kovbasa and Salo
  • Pampushky
  • Babka
  • Bublik

Main Dishes

  • Varenyky
  • Pyrizhky
  • Pyrih
  • Holubtsi
  • Mlyntsi
  • Guliash
  • Kotlety
  • Kotleta po-kyivsky
  • Deruny

Desserts and Pastries

  • Kutia
  • Pampusky
  • Syrnyky
  • Torte
  • Varennya
  • Zhele
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Some of the most popular Ukrainian beverages consist of the following:

Alcoholic Beverages

  • Horilka
  • Nalyvka
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Mead

Non-alcoholic Beverages

  • Kompot
  • Uzvar
  • Kvass
  • Kefir
  • Pryazhene Moloko
  • Ryazhanka
  • Nalyvka
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FAQ
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is there a Ukrainian restaurant near me?

Terrace Cafe is the only restaurant in Houston TX serving authentic Ukrainian cuisine.

What is Ukrainian food?

Although Ukraine was the crossing road between Arabia, Europe and Asia and over time fell under the rule of Russia, Poland, and Austria for a number of years, its national cuisine stayed in tact.

Stemming from peasant dishes based on a variety of grains and vegetables grown in the country, sugar beets, potatoes, cabbages, and mushrooms are part of most dishes.

What are some typical Ukrainian foods?

Common Ukrainian meals start with a soup, the most popular being a hearty cabbage and beef Borshch. The second course is followed by some type of mashed or roasted potatoes along with stewed meat.

Is Ukrainian food good?

Ukrainian food is very filling and delicious. It consists of a great combination of vegetables, protein, and starches.

Is Ukrainian food healthy?

For the most part, Ukrainian food is balanced and healthy. Fresh vegetable salads, soups, grains, meat, and fruit are all part of a daily meal.

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  • Tue - Sat 11:30am - 9pm
  • Sunday 11:30am - 4:30pm
  • Monday Closed