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Restauracja Starka

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Polish, Noodle
As featured in Best Food in Krakow
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ul. Jozefa 14, Krakow 31-056, Poland
+48 12 430 65 38
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12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Polish restaurant and vodka bar

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  • 24
    Poor
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We ate at Starka twice on our short beak in Krakow. After reading the reviews before we left we booked for our first night and we are so glad we did because it gets very busy and people are continually being turned away. On our first night we sat in the front part of the restaurant and on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
JDB44R
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We ate at Starka twice on our short beak in Krakow. After reading the reviews before we left we booked for our first night and we are so glad we did because it gets very busy and people are continually being turned away. On our first night we sat in the front part of the restaurant and on the second... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Just had dinner at Starka.........we rarely both finish a meal and can honestly say that NOTHING disappointed but that was the case tonight. Three delicious courses, beautifully cooked and presented, friendly helpful staff, ambience and character. So good we are going to go back on our last night in Kraków if we can get a table, Thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Small restaurant in the Jewish Quarter. Friendly staff with excellent, reasonably priced food. The Pork Loin is to die for. Suggest you book, as the restaurant is very popular, and many people get turned away because they haven't booked.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely late lunch turned into an early dinner - that's how good the food was (and the shots were even better). Try their duck - it is a must. Best I have ever had - tender, juicy, pink heaven. Herrings were brilliant, too. Shots - oh, we tried them all. Apple cinnamon won, unanimously. The following morning was quite a... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Even though the restaurant is located a bit away from the main square, it is worthy of walking. The portions are big and tasty, the staff is friendly. As a surprise we got pineapple vodkas for free!

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Longyearbyen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We chose Starka as our first place to eat during our stay in Krakow. We ordered a dish with duck, roasted potatoes and something that could've been a red wine based sauce. The dish tasted good, and it was prepared well. Allthough a little boring, could've been some more distinct and stronger flavors. Their vodka bar was good.

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Brussels, Belgium
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was the best restaurant we have been to in Krakow and we went 2 times!! The menu is perfect, a great selection and every plate we ordered had the wow factor! It has a great atmosphere and sometimes there have a live band too which really complements the atmosphere. We suggest that you try this restaurant, us personally we... More 

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Maidenhead
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stayed in Krakow with a couple of friends, and after researching on Tripadvisor we elected to eat here on our first evening. We didn’t make a reservation, but were fortunate to be seated on our arrival. I was somewhat surprised to see that although the restaurant only had four diners in when we arrived, the tables all had reserved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Booked here on a Friday night, the restaurant was pretty busy and had a really nice atmosphere. The staff were very attentive and made us feel so welcome. The food was very good with plenty of choice on the menu. They also serve a great variety of vodkas (as you'd expect in Poland!) which helped the night go with swing!... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Off the beaten path a bit, this place was lovely. It's quiet and dimly lit with an extensive menu including polish cuisine. But make a reservation or you'll miss out!

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Additional Information about Restauracja Starka

Address: ul. Jozefa 14, Krakow 31-056, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 430 65 38
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
Average Prices: USD $7 to $16
Cuisine: Polish, Noodle

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ul. Jozefa 14, Krakow 31-056, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 12 430 65 38

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $16
  • Cuisine: Polish, Noodle

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

Polish restaurant and vodka bar
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:55 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:55 pm

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