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Smakosz Restaurant

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5619 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630-3219
773-205-1771
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous Polish food

While this restaurant has been there 16 years, we just stumbled upon it and it is the BEST Polish food you will ever find. Loved the pork cutlet hamburger w/mushroom gravy served with a delicious Polish side salad. Potato pancakes are excellent too. Will definitely go back. Everything made from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When you enter into this restaurant, it looks like typical diner because you see the booths there. Next, when you open the menu you find great variety of choices. Normally in places like this you don't have that many choices but here you have. I have been there five times already and the food was always very good. Actually it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

While this restaurant has been there 16 years, we just stumbled upon it and it is the BEST Polish food you will ever find. Loved the pork cutlet hamburger w/mushroom gravy served with a delicious Polish side salad. Potato pancakes are excellent too. Will definitely go back. Everything made from scratch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Our group stumbled into the restaurant on our way to a business meeting. Great ambience. Great prices. The peirogies were very tasty, the potato pancakes with mushroom also very good. The apple pie was huge and great flavor too. The server was helpful and friendly also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2007

Smakosz (Polish for Gourmet) is a wonderful home-style Polish Cafe (a Diner really) with a very small dining room, and comfy but worn booths and two large tables for parties located on West Lawrence Ave. in a quiet safe neighborhood. The menu includes dozens of classic Polish home style dishes (heavy food) plus nearly half a dozen "specials" on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5619 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630-3219
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: 773-205-1771
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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