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Polanka

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Polish, European
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6th Street, Across from the Hotel Colorado under the Purple Awning., Glenwood Springs, CO
970-945-9220
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Simple setting/Great Food

My husband and I visited Polanka this past weekend and tried the restaurant at a friend's recommendation. You first go in and it doesn't look like much; simple and just a few tables. We ordered the combo platter and an order of potato pancakes. The food was excellent! Just an authentic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
lenataylor
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited Polanka this past weekend and tried the restaurant at a friend's recommendation. You first go in and it doesn't look like much; simple and just a few tables. We ordered the combo platter and an order of potato pancakes. The food was excellent! Just an authentic, delicious home made food. Everyone was super friendly. Love... More 

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Littleton, co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Well, I've never had polish food before but this experience was spectacular. We had the pirogies and kielbasa and they were out of this world. Don't let the interior ward you off. Yes, they need to store their supplies away from the front and take it up a notch on service, but the food just shines and it's well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Looked like a big city ethnic joint. Got a dozen pierogie to go, obviously one hundred percent home made and super delicious. Always worth it to go when in Glenwood.

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Barneve
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Walked by Polanka twice and noticed it was busy. Tonight for supper I had to try the combo plate. The woman working was very friendly and my food was ready in five minutes. The food....simple, hearty, and delicious. In a town with a lot of fancy and hip restaurants please don't overlook the great food at Polanka.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My two daughters are normally picky eaters, but they loved this place. Food was authentic and very delicious. I only wish I could had gotten a beer too! So glad I did a search on TripAdvisor for restaurants because I would have overlooked this gem even though I was parked right next to it.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Wow! TripAdvisor led us here and boy were we happy! Glenwood Springs has a lot of fancy or quaint dining locations. Polanka is not trendy nor is it the type of place that catches the eye. Looks can be deceiving. The older Polish woman who was doing most of the cooking knows her stuff. The menu is limited but what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A tiny hole in the wall. Ordered the combination. Very very tasty and nicely done. Large portion authentically executed. Share... surroundings minimal. . But dont be fooled.. magic behind the counter. Really really enjoyed our meal! Thank you!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Oh gee, maybe it tastes that way because there IS a real Polish grandma in the kitchen. This place has a minimal decor, only about 6 tables, counter service, and it is on a very busy corner, but the food is heavenly and far and above makes up for any "shortcomings". If you are looking for a simple inexpensive dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great, home made pierogis, borscht and stuffed cabbage. Family owned comfort food! Pleasant service. Loved joking with the owner's mom while she stuffed and hand folded pierogis!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We spotted the place by accident only. And what a great experience it was! The "pierogi" are just like home (if not better), "schabowy" tasted exteremely well! Do not get discourage by the looks - this place has great food and the owners are really nice :) And one more thing: spacious and clean toilet

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6th Street, Across from the Hotel Colorado under the Purple Awning., Glenwood Springs, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: 970-945-9220

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Polish, European

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