Best of Syracuse: Eva’s European Sweets

Charming with an old world feel, yet absolutely packed on a Saturday night, Eva’s European Sweets [1305 Milton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204] is the place to grab dinner in Syracuse.

evas european sweets 7As a party of two we waited just a few moments to be seated in a cozy corner table. I loved looking at all of the cultural items on the walls, no shortage of conversation pieces present here.

evas european sweets 4 evas european sweets 1Authentic Polish cuisine is offered, and why not start with a Polish style beer? They have a great selection of drinks, add a shot of raspberry syrup in the Polish fashion, it is sweet perfection.

evas european sweetsThe little cup of soup du jour was warming and savory as the weather starts to change. The veggies were tender and broth was bath worthy.

evas european sweets 2I could have had a gallon of it…But then I wouldn’t have had room for the pierogies!

evas european sweets 6Delicate pillows stuffed with velvety potatoes and topped mushroom and caramelized onions that fill you with Eastern European dreams. Garnished with fresh herbs and some sour cream, I couldn’t imagine anything better. Jeff had the Hungarian Placki, potato pancakes smothered in a tomato beef stew – a meal he would ‘eat four plates of.’

evas european sweets 5He still raves about this dish. Eva’s was surely a hit for us, unfortunately we were too full for their dessert – which we heard is amazing! Next time, Eva, we’re trying your treats, but until then thank you for your comforting homemade Polish cooking.

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