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Chimera

Ul. sw Anny 3, Krakow 31008, Poland (Stare Miasto)
+48 12 292 12 12
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As featured in 3 days in Krakow
Ranked #103 of 833 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: European, Polish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
Description: The restaurant serves Polish and European food.
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85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The restaurant in the basement is nice and cosy and the waitress was kind. Good background music not too high. Food on average. It was better few years ago when I was there with my wife for the first time. Prices on average being Krakow downtown.

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Krakow, Poland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've been brought here twice now. The first time I just had a coffee and a strawberry smoothy. Both were great but it didn't stick out so much as to draw me back. The second time I ended up going because my girlfriend wanted to go. I'm glad I ended up going the second time and trying some of their... More

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Nunhem, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had dinner in this restaurant twice during our city trip to Krakow. The food was very good and inexpensive. Waiters were friendly and attentive. Definitely the best restaurant we visited in Krakow.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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156 reviews 156 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We read about this in Rick Steves' book. It is just off the central square. It is frequented by students, locals and tourists. The food was authentic and tasty. Eat in the courtyard. We went twice.

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Krakow, Poland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

- cheap - healthy - always something new - a lot of fruit and vegetable coctails - apple pie!!! (and other pies) Do you need anything more for happiness :)? It's a salad bar (I didn't visit restaurant which is at the basement level). There is always a lot of people but. They serve meals per portions (large plate -... More

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Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We arrived at Chimera thanks to all the recommendations on trip advisor. Must say it was the best food in Krakow at a great price. The first floor is sort of a buffet and downstairs is the restaurant to order on the menu. Definitely go downstairs!!!!!!!! The service was great and patient with our time and questions about the food.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We ate at the salad bar and for 22pln got a choice of six different things and also a glass of fresh fruit juice. Was very good food and very quick service.

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It has a great selection of salads, slices for vegetarians, all at a reasonable price. You choose the size of plate and order the number of salads, slice or fruit you want. All very yummy. Also has meat dishes. Plenty of juices and milkshakes plus cakes. Surroundings are like a courtyard lots of leafy vines. Great value for money.

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Joensuu, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nice collection of salads and vegetarian food in the very centre of the city. The interior is very cosy as well. Try green juices here!

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Visited a few years ago and remembered it fondly. When back this time round had to have lunch there as it is just great. Both in terms of value and taste. The service is also very nice and explains how the salad bar works. We paid 120 PLN incl tip for 5 of us - we each had large wine/beer... More

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