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Warszawa Restaurant

1414 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-8831
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Ranked #132 of 561 restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Polish, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Polish first
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English first
San Jose
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The food is very tasty! Prices are on the high side but the food is very good. The service is very nice and the dining room is well dressed. Have some pierogi and potato pancakes! Or you can have some white borst.

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Marina del Rey, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

For some great Polish food I suggest Warszawa. The wait staff were very friendly and accommodating. I was there with some friends and we had a wonderful evening, we thought the food was really great.

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Los Angeles , Ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I lived lived in Santa Monica for thirty years and this is the place to go for great ambiance and good food. I always order the trout and combination salad. Very light and healthy. Of course there is much more of the traditional Polish fare.

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've been to this restaurant many times - it's now my go-to Polish restaurant in L.A., and a must-visit whenever I'm in town. I'm pretty sure I've run the entire gamut on the menu and was nothing but pleased with every single item. It's comfortable but still very quaint and cozy, the staff have always been great over the years,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This was my first time at Warsawa and I went with my Polish American friends for Easter dinner. We had made reservations (recommended) and had an excellent server named Carolina. I went with what my friends and Carolina recommended for appetizers (wonderful pierogi being one of them),and we thoroughly enjoyed our duck dinner. The only other kind of duck I've... More

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Hollywood
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I love the fact it's in an old house decorated with vintage Polish Circus posters... it's like a country inn and smack in the middle of Santa Monica! I love the pierogies... they have a combo plate worth trying. I also order the stuffed pork loin... with apricots or cherries. The salad "platter" is great to share since you get... More

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Columbia, MD
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Coming from Buffalo, New York where you trip all over Polish food on every corner due to the large Polish history of Buffalo, I was somewhat skeptical of Polish food out in the Los Angeles area. My girlfriend and I were at the beach for the sunset and when we went to look for food, the sushi places right by... More

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Can't believe I found excellent Polish food in L.A., but Warszawa was fantastic. Interesting little building, looks like it used to be a house long ago. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. There were 5 of us so we tried 3 types of pierogi: potato, beef, chicken and they were all great. The soup special was a white borscht... More

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I ordered the crispy duck with apples --- one of their self proclaimed specials. This bird was tough, fatty and inedible. When I told the waitress, she did not offer to take it back to the kitchen or substitute a different entree.. The staff was inept and indifferent. The place was busy. I guess they offer coupons, discounts and other... More

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Schweinfurt, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

We visited Poland once while living in Germany. We decided to try this restaurant after hitting up the Santa Monica Pier. The waitress was kind, cheery and service was really good. The food, was fantastic! My husband had a pierogi plate, the potato one is yummiest, I had the stroganoff which was fabulous and my children has the schnitzel. Also,... More

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