WELCOME TO MOLDOVA RESTAURANT

Moldova Restaurant in Brooklyn – the First Moldavian Restaurant in the USA!

Traditional homemade food from Moldova, a country in the heart of Europe. Moldova is famous for its hospitality, wines and cuisine.

Mr. Radu Panfil, born and raised in the capital of Moldova, decided to open this restaurant in 2012. He wanted to bring a piece of Moldova to New York. Moldova Restaurant in Brooklyn is the first restaurant of authentic Moldavian cuisine in the USA, mentioned in the New York Times twice “as the right place to eat healthy”. It has been proudly serving delicious homemade food for over ten years. Moldova Restaurant is a great choice for an affordable healthy lunch or dinner, an amazing pick for prompt delivery and a cozy place for an event with family and friends. The restaurant is open seven days a week and is always ready and happy to welcome you!

We are proud of our history. We keep our centuries-old Moldavian traditions and culture embodying them in 
the spirit of culinary art. Therefore, we have created a place where everyone can feel at home. We care about every detail of the interior, trying to convey the friendly environment of Moldova.

Moldova is a European Country with rich history and we have kept all traditions in our restaurant. Our householder will always serve the guests with a glass of great Moldovan wine and the chef will offer the richest dishes. Spend your best time with friends or relatives at restaurant Moldova where every guest is welcome!

Events

Let’s plan your event!

Banquet Menus We are happy to host your party or event! We have several types of banquet menus to make your event unforgettable and accommodate any needs. Email your inquiry to Moldovaconeyisland@gmail.com or call the restaurant to request information about our banquet menus, prices and availability.

Lunch special

Our Lunch Special is available from 11am till 4pm Monday through Friday at just $17.

Choice of salad or soup + one entree + one soft drink.
We offer 5 varieties of soups, 4 varieties of salads and plenty of entree choices!

We appreciate your time: when ordering a business lunch from us, you’ll get your tasty lunch as fast as possible!

  • Zeama

    Chicken meat soup with homemade noodles

  • Ciorba de vita cu fasole

    Veal meat soup with beans and vegetables

  • Ciorba de Perisoare

    Meatball soup

  • Ciorba de Burta

    Beef tripe sour cream soup

  • Borscht Soup

    Russian traditional vegetable soup

  • Taranesc - Fresh cucumber & Tomato salad

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, peppers, feta cheese with olive oil dressing

  • Deliciosa salad

    Chicken breast, Swiss cheese, corn, tomatoes, peppers and aioli dressing

  • Primavara Salad

    Red radish with lettuce, egg, cucumber, scallion, dill and sour cream

  • Salata de Varza

    Shredded white cabbage salad

  • Compote
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Water
LUNCH SPECIAL

Soups:

  • Zeama

    Traditional chicken soup with homemade noodles

  • Ciorba de Perisoare

    Meatball soup

  • Ciorba de Burta

    Beef tripe cream soup

  • Borscht Soup

    Traditional red beet soup

Salads:

  • Taranesc - Fresh cucumber & Tomato salad

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, peppers, feta cheese with olive oil dressing

  • Delicios salad

    Chicken breast, Swiss cheese, corn, tomatoes, peppers and aioli dressing

  • Primavara Salad

    Red radish with lettuce, egg, cucumber, scallion, dill and sour cream

  • Salata de Varza

    Shredded white cabbage salad

Soft Drinks

  • Compot
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Water
Cold appetizers
  • Assorted Meats Platter "Moldova" $17

    Platter of assorted meats, cheeses and sliced vegetables

  • Mixed Vegetables Platter $9

    Peppers, eggplants, zucchini with garlic sauce

  • Assorted Smoked Fish Platter $24
  • Caprese $11

    Mozzarella cheese with tomatoes, basil leaves drizzled with vinegar.

  • Roasted Eggplant Salad Spread $9

    Chickpeas paste with roasted onion, olive oil and spices.

  • Fasolita Bean Spread $8

    Bean paste with roasted onions, olive oil and spices

  • Veal Tongue with Horseradish Sauce $15
  • Bujenina - Cold Boiled Pork $10
  • Assorted Pickles Platter $8+

    Assorted pickles plate with pickled cucumbers, green tomatoes,red tomatoes,cabbage, watermelon.

  • Herring with Boiled Potatoes $10

    Herring with boiled potatoes and onions

  • Lard with Garlic and Rye Bread $14

    Slanina with garlic and toasted rye bread

Hot appetizers

Hot appetizers

  • Carnaciori Grilled traditional kielbasa $10

    2 pieces. Grilled traditional Moldavian kielbasa served with peas and onions.

  • Jumari Deep fried pork belly $7

    Juicy and delicious deep fried pork belly.

  • Cascaval Pane Fried cheese $12

    4 pieces. Transylvanian fried cheese.

  • Creer Pane - Fried beef brains $30

    Transylvanian Fried beef brains served with homemade creamy mashed potatoes

  • Fried Calamari $13
  • Chicken Wings $19

    12 pieces of crispy chicken wings with white house sauce

  • Fried stuffed Moldavian polenta house special $10

    House special. Homemade Fried mamaliga balls stuffed with feta cheese, bacon and sour cream.

  • Assorted homemade traditional dumplings $10

    Traditional dumplings served with sour cream and butter, the filling is a choice of: farmer cheese or meat or potatoes (topping of fried onion).

  • Placinte homemade baked pastry $9

    Homemade baked pastries with a choice of filling: farmer cheese with herbs or potatoes with onions or cabbage.

  • Sarmale Stuffed cabbage or grape rolls $10

    6 pieces. Traditional stuffed rolls with rice and meat. Cabbage or grape leaves.

  • Mititei Grilled traditional sausages $12

    4 pieces. Grilled traditional sausages served with peas and onions.

Cold appetizers

  • Assorted plate Moldova $14

    Assorted plate with pastrami, spicy cheese spread and cut vegetables.

  • Mixed vegetables platter $9

    Peppers, eggplant, zucchini with mix vegetable sauce cold.

  • Assorted smoked fish platter $19
  • Caprese $7

    Mozzarella cheese with tomatoes, basil leaves drizzled with vinegar.

  • Roasted eggplant salad $7

    Chickpeas paste with roasted onion, olive oil and spices.

  • Fasolita $7

    Bean paste with roasted onion, olive oil and spices

  • Veal tongue with horseradish sauce $10
  • Bujenina - cold boiled pork $8
  • Assorted pickles plate $6+

    Assorted pickles plate with pickled cucumbers, green tomatoes,red tomatoes,cabbage, watermelon.

  • Herring with boiled potatoes $9
  • Lard with garlic and rye bread $14

Side Dishes

  • Mamaliga $7

    Traditional corn meal served with feta cheese and sour cream

  • Home fried potatoes with mushrooms, garlic and onions $10
  • Homemade pasta $6
  • Pilaf - Rice with veggies $6
  • Mashed potatoes $6
  • French fries $6
  • Grilled Vegetables $8
  • Cabbage stew $6
Salads
  • Taranesc $11

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, feta cheese, olives, light dressing

  • Delicios with Chicken Breast $12

    Chicken breast, Swiss cheese, corn, tomatoes, peppers and aioli dressing.

  • Primavara $10

    Red radish with lettuce, egg, cucumber, scallion, dill and sour cream.

  • Salata din Limba $16

    Veal tongue, tomatoes, cucumbers and aioli dressing.

  • Dunarea $15

    Roasted shrimps, avocado. cucumbers, radish and masago

  • Fantezia $17

    Avocado, lox, tomatoes, onions, crepes with cream cheese and red caviar.

  • Tuna Tartar or Salmon Tartar $15

    Tuna, avocado, teriyaki sauce, sesame oil and wasabi.

  • Caesar Salad with Chicken $11

    Grilled chicken breast, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, parmesan, croutons.

  • Rustica $7

    Shredded white cabbage with carrots.

  • Burrata Cheese Salad $13

    Burrata cheese, mesclun greens, berries and figs

Soups
  • Zeama $8

    Traditional chicken soup with homemade noodles and vegetables

  • Ciorba de Perisoare $8

    Meatball soup.

  • Ciorba de Burta $8

    Beef tripe sour cream soup.

Main Entrees
  • Mamaliga Trapeza $15

    House special. Special prepared corn meal with assorted sides of pork stew, cheese, sour cream, scrambled eggs.

  • Traditional grilled pork chop with mamaliga $14
  • Traditional pork neck $14

    Served with a side of your choice

  • Pork shish kebab $14

    Served with a side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Chicken shish kebab $14

    Served with a side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Chicken Snitzel $14

    Served with a side of your choice. Add creamy mushrooms for an additional charge.

  • Pirjoale ca la Tiraspol $16

    Chicken breast cutlets stuffed with cheese and sour pickles fried in bread crumbs.

  • Ficatei de Pui la Tigaie $14

    Chicken liver with onions and red peppers served with mamaliga.

  • Pui La Gratar $18

    Grilled or pan fry cornish hen served with home made pasta.

  • Friptura de Pui cu Ciuperci $15

    Chicken stew in creamy sauce with mushrooms, served with any side of your choice

  • Gulas de Vita $15

    Beef stew gulas with carrots, served with any side of your choice

  • Veal shish kebab $15

    Served with any side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Lamb shish kebab $16

    Served with any side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Prime bone-in rib eye steak $28
  • Skirt Steak $21
  • Grilled lamb chops $28
  • Grilled Lamb Shank in Mushroom Sauce $20

    Lamb shank with mushrooms sauce, served with any side of your choice

  • Rabbit in white sauce served with mamaliga $20

    Lamb shank with mushrooms sauce.

  • Beef Stroganoff with mashed potatoes $16
  • Trout $20

    Grilled or pan fried trout served with grilled vegetables and garlic lemon sauce

  • Tilapia $13

    Fried Tilapia served with grilled vegetables and garlic lemon sauce

  • Salmon $17

    Grilled salmon filet served with grilled vegetables and garlic lemon sauce

  • Bronzini grilled or pan fried $22

    Grilled or pan fried bronzini whole fish served with grilled vegetables

  • Shrimps in white sauce with homemade pasta $16

  • Burger Moldova $13

    Pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, feta cheese.

Side Dishes
  • Mamaliga $6

    Traditional corn meal served with feta cheese and sour cream

  • Home fried potatoes $10

    with mushrooms, garlic and onions

  • Homemade pasta $6
  • Pilaf - Rice with veggies $6
  • Mashed potatoes $6
  • French fries $6
  • Grilled Vegetables $7
  • Bean Ragout $6
  • Cabbage stew $6
Desserts
  • Prune $8

    Braised in wine sauce dried plums stuffed with nuts, topped with whip cream

  • Tort Cusma lui Guguţa $9

    Moldavian style puff pastry cake with sour cherries and sweet sour cream.

  • Homemade traditional pumpkin placinte $8

    Homemade baked pastry with pumpkin.

  • Fruit salad $9+

    Fruit platter with assorted fruits

  • Napoleon $8

    A cake made up of several layers of puff pastry alternating layers of whipped cream.

  • Sour cherry baked pastry $9

    Homemade traditional pie with sour cherries

  • Sour cherry dumplings $10

    Homemade traditional dumplings with sour cherries

  • Baba Neagra $8

    Traditional Moldavian baked chocolate cake

  • Crepes with Bananas and Nutella $9
  • Warm Apple Strudel with Vanilla Ice Cream $9
  • Vanilla Ice Cream $7
Drinks
  • Apa Minerala $6

    Sparkling Water San Pelegrino 1L

  • Soda $3
  • Coffee $3
  • Espresso $5
  • Black or Green Tea $2
  • Homemade Compot $3

    Traditional homemade fruit punch

Hot appetizers

  • Carnaciori Grilled traditional kielbasa $10

    2 pieces. Grilled traditional Moldavian kielbasa served with peas and onions.

  • Jumari Deep fried pork belly $7

    Juicy and delicious deep fried pork belly.

  • Cascaval Pane Fried cheese $12

    4 pieces. Transylvanian fried cheese.

  • Creer Pane - Fried beef brains $30

    Transylvanian Fried beef brains served with homemade creamy mashed potatoes

  • Fried Calamari $13
  • Chicken Wings $19

    12 pieces of crispy chicken wings with white house sauce

  • Fried stuffed Moldavian polenta house special $10

    House special. Homemade Fried mamaliga balls stuffed with feta cheese, bacon and sour cream.

  • Assorted homemade traditional dumplings $10

    Traditional dumplings served with sour cream and butter, the filling is a choice of: farmer cheese or meat or potatoes (topping of fried onion).

  • Placinte homemade baked pastry $9

    Homemade baked pastries with a choice of filling: farmer cheese with herbs or potatoes with onions or cabbage.

  • Sarmale Stuffed cabbage or grape rolls $10

    6 pieces. Traditional stuffed rolls with rice and meat. Cabbage or grape leaves.

  • Mititei Grilled traditional sausages $12

    4 pieces. Grilled traditional sausages served with peas and onions.

Cold appetizers

  • Assorted plate Moldova $14

    Assorted plate with pastrami, spicy cheese spread and cut vegetables.

  • Mixed vegetables platter $9

    Peppers, eggplant, zucchini with mix vegetable sauce cold.

  • Assorted smoked fish platter $19
  • Caprese $7

    Mozzarella cheese with tomatoes, basil leaves drizzled with vinegar.

  • Roasted eggplant salad $7

    Chickpeas paste with roasted onion, olive oil and spices.

  • Fasolita $7

    Bean paste with roasted onion, olive oil and spices

  • Veal tongue with horseradish sauce $10
  • Bujenina - cold boiled pork $8
  • Assorted pickles plate $6+

    Assorted pickles plate with pickled cucumbers, green tomatoes,red tomatoes,cabbage, watermelon.

  • Herring with boiled potatoes $9
  • Lard with garlic and rye bread $14

Side Dishes

  • Mamaliga $7

    Traditional corn meal served with feta cheese and sour cream

  • Home fried potatoes with mushrooms, garlic and onions $10
  • Homemade pasta $6
  • Pilaf - Rice with veggies $6
  • Mashed potatoes $6
  • French fries $6
  • Grilled Vegetables $8
  • Cabbage stew $6
  • Taranesc $11

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, feta cheese, olives, light dressing

  • Delicios with Chicken Breast $12

    Chicken breast, Swiss cheese, corn, tomatoes, peppers and aioli dressing.

  • Primavara $10

    Red radish with lettuce, egg, cucumber, scallion, dill and sour cream.

  • Salata din Limba $16

    Veal tongue, tomatoes, cucumbers and aioli dressing.

  • Dunarea $15

    Roasted shrimps, avocado. cucumbers, radish and masago

  • Fantezia $17

    Avocado, lox, tomatoes, onions, crepes with cream cheese and red caviar.

  • Tuna Tartar or Salmon Tartar $15

    Tuna, avocado, teriyaki sauce, sesame oil and wasabi.

  • Caesar Salad with Chicken $11

    Grilled chicken breast, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, parmesan, croutons.

  • Rustica $7

    Shredded white cabbage with carrots.

  • Burrata Cheese Salad $13

    Burrata cheese, mesclun greens, berries and figs

  • Zeama $8

    Traditional chicken soup with homemade noodles and vegetables

  • Ciorba de Perisoare $8

    Meatball soup.

  • Ciorba de Burta $8

    Beef tripe sour cream soup.

  • Mamaliga Trapeza $15

    House special. Special prepared corn meal with assorted sides of pork stew, cheese, sour cream, scrambled eggs.

  • Traditional grilled pork chop with mamaliga $14
  • Traditional pork neck $14

    Served with a side of your choice

  • Pork shish kebab $14

    Served with a side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Chicken shish kebab $14

    Served with a side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Chicken Snitzel $14

    Served with a side of your choice. Add creamy mushrooms for an additional charge.

  • Pirjoale ca la Tiraspol $16

    Chicken breast cutlets stuffed with cheese and sour pickles fried in bread crumbs.

  • Ficatei de Pui la Tigaie $14

    Chicken liver with onions and red peppers served with mamaliga.

  • Pui La Gratar $18

    Grilled or pan fry cornish hen served with home made pasta.

  • Friptura de Pui cu Ciuperci $15

    Chicken stew in creamy sauce with mushrooms, served with any side of your choice

  • Gulas de Vita $15

    Beef stew gulas with carrots, served with any side of your choice

  • Veal shish kebab $15

    Served with any side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Lamb shish kebab $16

    Served with any side of your choice and red meat sauce

  • Prime bone-in rib eye steak $28
  • Skirt Steak $21
  • Grilled lamb chops $28
  • Grilled Lamb Shank in Mushroom Sauce $20

    Lamb shank with mushrooms sauce, served with any side of your choice

  • Rabbit in white sauce served with mamaliga $20

    Lamb shank with mushrooms sauce.

  • Beef Stroganoff with mashed potatoes $16
  • Trout $20

    Grilled or pan fried trout served with grilled vegetables and garlic lemon sauce

  • Tilapia $13

    Fried Tilapia served with grilled vegetables and garlic lemon sauce

  • Salmon $17

    Grilled salmon filet served with grilled vegetables and garlic lemon sauce

  • Bronzini grilled or pan fried $22

    Grilled or pan fried bronzini whole fish served with grilled vegetables

  • Shrimps in white sauce with homemade pasta $16

  • Burger Moldova $13

    Pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, feta cheese.

  • Apa Minerala $6

    Sparkling Water San Pelegrino 1L

  • Soda $3
  • Coffee $3
  • Espresso $5
  • Black or Green Tea $2
  • Homemade Compot $3

    Traditional homemade fruit punch

  • Prune $8

    Braised in wine sauce dried plums stuffed with nuts, topped with whip cream

  • Tort Cusma lui Guguţa $9

    Moldavian style puff pastry cake with sour cherries and sweet sour cream.

  • Homemade traditional pumpkin placinte $8

    Homemade baked pastry with pumpkin.

  • Fruit salad $9+

    Fruit platter with assorted fruits

  • Napoleon $8

    A cake made up of several layers of puff pastry alternating layers of whipped cream.

  • Sour cherry baked pastry $9

    Homemade traditional pie with sour cherries

  • Sour cherry dumplings $10

    Homemade traditional dumplings with sour cherries

  • Baba Neagra $8

    Traditional Moldavian baked chocolate cake

  • Crepes with Bananas and Nutella $9
  • Warm Apple Strudel with Vanilla Ice Cream $9
  • Vanilla Ice Cream $7

Twice mentioned in The New York Times at the right place to eat healthy

Our dishes

We proudly cook our dishes using fresh natural ingredients only: ripe vegetables, fresh meat and fish, aromatic spices. All the ingredients that come to our kitchen are thoroughly selected, and the chefs use unique time-tested recipes. This is the only way we can guarantee 100% authenticity of our dishes. We monitor the quality of products very carefully to make our food tasty and unique!

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