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Babushka's

6531 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH
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Ranked #29 of 39 Restaurants in Independence
Cuisines: Polish
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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Franklin, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It was very disappointing because you dont know it isnt the polish place until you are handed a menu. We went ahead and ate there but it was just sandwiches so not too exciting. While we were there two ladies came in and left because it wasnt Babushkas. The new owners need to make their presence known by at least... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Every time we visit Cleveland/Independence we make sure we eat here at least once. If you love polish food to us, this is the place to go. So many of the tastes and smells remind me of my Mother's cooking. The pigs in the blanket are very good (they don't use spaghetti sauce, thank goodness), the pierogis are good and... More

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Cleveland, OH
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Food is mediocre. My real issue is the customer service. One of the main reasons we tried it was due to having a JB Dollar 1/2 price certificate. I was told that JB went out of business and would not honor the contract. Therefore, they were not taking the certificates. There is no signage, absolutely nothing informing you of this.... More

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Aurora, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I drove from Aurora just to have a fish and pierogie dinner during Lent. We always had great meals and service at the old location so thought this would be no different. Boy was I wrong!!! They should definitely stick to the regular menu. The fish was aweful!! Pierogies were good. I've never written a review before but felt I... More

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ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We have frequented this restaurant many times and have had great food and service. However, it appears that this restaurant was written up in a local paper and everything is now a nightmare. We had a 35 minute wait to be seated, 25 minute wait for someone to take our order (though we did get our drinks pretty fast but... More

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lansing mi
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Seriously big portions, my recommendation is to work really hard to choose what you want and limit the number of items. Then go a la carte! The pierogies were really really good as was the fresh kielbasa.

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Seven Hills, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Great Polish or Ukraine food. The restaurant is hidden in a little strip mall its between the CVS and the post office. It's actually called Babushka's Kitchen. The prices are very reasonable for the amount of food you get. The perogies are huge and good and the stuff cabbage is just like my grandmother's which I love! Also they make... More

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boston
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Order the chicken soup then leave. The soup was very good, but the allegedly trademark dish, pierogies, was greasy and heavy. The accompanying noodles and cabbage was oily and did not taste fresh.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

If you want Polish food, this is it. The restaurant is not much to look at from the outside. The inside is bright florescent lighting, cheap tableware that comes in a plastic basket with a paper napkin. The ambiance.. there is none. The place is well worn. But... the food is worth it. My wife & I shared the Hunter's... More

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