Come shop in owner Leo Malkow’s deli – open 365 days a year (even on Christmas Day) and discover Russian and Eastern European delicacies. From sweet Kiss cheese with raisins and Russian butter to pickled cabbage and sauerkraut, Babushka is Walnut Creek’s Russian Hill.

Son Zoriy runs the kitchen and restaurant and delivers delicacies such as Russian Napoleon and fresh nine-layer vanilla cake, smoked white fish, hot sturgeon, and veal tongue.

Our market stocks close to 1,000 different items with distinctive Russian packaging. Look for the little girl portrayed on the tube of Ehmer chicken bologna, the bright pink foil Babushka chocolates, and the elf on the Napitki lemonade. You’ll find white borscht soup mix, Moscow tea cakes, canned beef goulash, herring, Romanian beer, Korovka wafer cookies, Nicholas II tea, and one of the most popular items, Monastyrskiy Okroshka Kvas, a Russian rye cola.



Monday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM