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Polish Village Cafe

2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
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Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Hamtramck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Polish, Czech, Eastern European, Californian
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Good for: Special occasions
Description: Polish Village Cafe is located at 2990 Yemans in Hamtramck, MI. Located in the basement of an old rathskeller. Dine in. Hang at the bar. Host your party. Catering. Parties over 8 call to reserve a spot.
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Detroit, MI
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The food and atmosphere of Polish Village make this my favorite place to eat in metro Detroit. It's usually packed, so it's fun to grab a Zywiec at the bar while you wait and enjoy the cozy atmosphere, which feels (and smells) like a holiday gathering at Grandma's house. I've never had a bad meal here, and while the Polish... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I came on a Tuesday night and the place was packed (which is usually a good sign). I had to wait about 20-30 minutes to get a table, but it was well worth it! I figured service would be naturally slow, but my drink order & bread/breadsticks came quick. I ordered a Okocim draft & the Polish Plate, better known... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's just like Grandma used to make. The food is great and the atmosphere is very European. The service is decent, but the restaurant is small. There is often a wait because everyone wants to eat here!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Both of my grandmothers were polish, and their cooking is something I miss most. Christmas has always consisted of pierogies and sausages, and while I didn't appreciate all of the cabbage when I was younger, it's something I can't get enough of now. I brought my parents here, and both of them said it reminded them of family meals when... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I grew up in Hamtramck back in the early 60s, my polish grandmother use to cook meals very much like the meals served at the Polish Village Cafe. This is a little place tucked back off the main street but well worth the hunt. It is one of my favorite places to eat. The women cook many of the meals... More

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Covington, KY
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272 reviews 272 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I'm not Polish but I've grown to love Polish food over the past few years. We stopped here on our way home from Petoskey (visit the Polish Kitchen if you go there - also an excellent place for good food). We got there after what we thought would be the lunch rush but they were still pretty busy. You park... More

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Chelsea, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

For a minute I thought we were on SNL "Cheese Burger - Cheese Burger" or Seinfeld's "Soup Natzi" shows. Good thing we had a sense of humor and rolled with the punches. The food was above average. The cheesecake was the best! Warning: Cash/Check only!Unfortunately, we will not return.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Food is good especially for the price. Service is so-so. Nice selection of dishes from Poland. President Clinton ate there once!!!!!!

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Detroit, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited the Polish village Cafe just this past Saturday (8/2/14)... thinking it'll be good Polish cuisine... and making the move especially given the 4-dot status given by TripAdvisor. I hope this only happened during my visit and no one else shared same experience... anyway, the short version follows. The positives: - prices are OK; - restaurant is chique, has a... More

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Homestead, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Every time we come to town this is where we eat!... Amazing food, homey ambianceand good service... My favourite are the potato pancakes and the cucumber salad.... Terrific!

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Additional Information about Polish Village Cafe

Address: 2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
Phone Number: 313-874-5726
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Hamtramck
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Polish, Czech, Eastern European, Californian

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