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Ariel, Kawiarnia Restauracja

ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-054, Poland (Kazimierz)
+48 (12) 421 79 20
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Ranked #375 of 908 Restaurants in Krakow
Cuisines: Israeli
Neighborhood: Kazimierz
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Smederevo, Serbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Ariel restaurant carries a long forgotten, but very important, Jewish atmosphere of Krakow. The interior of the reastaurant is decorated with typical elements of Jewish culture, like magnificent pictures that depict everyday life of Jews, Jewish food menu, Jewish beads, sculptures, magnets, music, etc. Jewish Krakow can be seen in every corner of Kazimierz quarter, but you'll only recognize and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Wanna try real traditional Jewish food? This is your place. Warm and nice ... friendly service ... in the heart of the Jewish neighbourhood. Excellent food. Must go. God bless you

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Addison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This restaurant was warm and inviting from the outside entrance to our farewell. The atmosphere was quiet and friendly, we came early and unfortunately missed the music, however, with the quieter atmosphere, delicious food, and attentive service we had wonderful conversation. We would recommend it to anyone who is visiting Krakow. We traveled through Italy visiting many restaurants and were... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Incredible Jewish food, reasonably priced for gourmet restaurant at food. In the well known restaurant district to locals, Ariel serves Jewish classics. The roast beef was amazing! Fantastic art lines the walls also.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We went there today night, 30 dec 2014 and we just enjoyed the music played by the three maestros. Food was ok but so overrated, so so expensive for the quality and taste of food. Second, the waiter (so rude waiter by the way) wanted to bring to us more plates by "recommending" them, but in an inappropriate way...third and... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We went there after a visit to Schindler's Factory. Pouring rain just added to the atmosphere. Inside, a little treasure awaits - the restaurant isn't big by any any standard, probably about 20-30 people, but the walls are richly decorated with stereotypical Jewish pictures and art. We were three in our party, and having never had Jewish food before, we... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The food was great, the service even better, the owner is so so nice, he stood there at the top in case we needed anything during our meal. They have nice jewelry too that you can buy.

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went to Ariel for a group dinner. First, the maitre d was ornery. Second, this place hardly qualifies as authentic Jewish food. The only reason this place gets one star at all was the very nice Klezmer trio that entertained. If not for them, we would have walked out. By far the worst meal we had in Poland. Actually, the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Krakow has some very good restaurants - this is not one of them! Food wasn't anything special - though price was. It's as close to disaster you will come unfortunately. Avoid!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I am stunned to read that this restaurant is described as Israeli cusine: I visited Israel last summer and had many great meals there- nothing in Ariel even resembles Israeli food. We had dinner in Ariel: the food was dull and unattractive. The fish patties were awful, the chicken (maybe turkey?) was uneatable. The restaurant is over decorated and feels... More 

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Address: ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-054, Poland
Phone Number: +48 (12) 421 79 20
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Kazimierz
Cuisine: Israeli

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