Try the very first Ukrainian fast food and probably the cheapest one, which is prepared following the constant recipe for 35 years.
If you see a long line at the corner of Bohdan Khmelnitsky Street, while strolling along Khreshchatyk, than you should know these people are most likely to have lined up to buy the very first Kiev fast food - Kiev Perepichka.
Its recipe is extremely simple - a sausage in a dough fried in oil, and has not changed from the very beginning. Perepichka - means "baking" from Ukrainian. Kiev perepichka is sold since 1981, its very first price was 22 kopeikas (the same as ice-cream). The facade is recognizable even after 35 years, as well as the big lines here.
How to do?
1. In order to avois the queue, come here to buy perepichka on weekdays during working hours. Although the service here is super fast, and even a small queue will not delay you for a long time - about 10 min.
2. Order a traditional sausage in the dough with Coke. Eat it at the table nearby, until it's hot.
Where to do?
The very first fast food spot in Ukraine with only one dish available. It hasn't changed much since the Soviet time, as well as the long queue here.7
Location: 3, Bohdana Khmel'nytskoho St.
Open hours: 8:30 am - 9 pm
When to do?
Any day from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm
One Kyiv Perepichka costs 12 UAH
Half a liter of Coke - 15 UAH
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