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Bar Smak

#155 of 1,084 Restaurants in Krakow
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ul. Karmelicka 10, Krakow, Poland
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went this lovely place with my friends after checking all the comments thats why I was expecting much than my friends. And i found what i was looking for; good place, delicious food (the plate size was much more than enough:) and good wine. Just the problem if you take this as a problem the plan of the restaurant... More 

1 Thank Gizem P
Lisbon, Portugal
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, genuine and very good price. Menu is in polish but easily you will get info on what you will get for food. Food is freshly made and from fish to meat you can find trout, pork, chicken all very genuinely made. Self service is the way to do it! Prices are very good for this cosy place! Definitely... More 

1 Thank hugoalexandrecruz
United Kingdom
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just arrived in Krakow late evening so we were looking for somewhere local to our hotel for a quick meal when we came across this local café/restaurant. We had a 3 course special for just 16 zloty each and all the courses were very tasty, especially the potato cakes and the dumplings. All in all very tasty.

1 Thank rowen10
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Located just outside Stare Miasto (old town) and boy were we lucky to run at this small diner restaurant. Small and cosy with much love and live. Zurek, my first, was just great. Dumplings "ruskie" were to die for and pancakes were more than delicious - I recommend them to every pancake lover. Price is 50% of that you find... More 

Thank Tomaz Z
Trondheim, Norway
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141 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We found this place after nine o'clock. It is open till ten, where many restaurants close at nine. Solid polish food for 16 or 25 zloty. We asked for a glass of red wine, but they only had beer.... The service was quick - no unnessecary talking. You enter - order and pay for your meal - eat it -... More 

Thank Ingelathomassen
Czech rep.
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Upon arrival in Krakow, we stopped here for an excellent dinner. Food is perfect taste. All Polish specialties. We really enjoyed here at very reasonable prices

Thank Svatous
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Recommended by our hotel good cheap polish food and very quick service .Their soups are beautiful and are more like a meal than a starter

Thank tom-sue-2010
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place when we were looking for a place to have dinner. Looked it up and had good reviews, so we gave it a try. There are quite a lot to choose from and you can get a good value with the combo menus (soup+main) for either 16zl or 25zl. Food is simple, but delicious! Got a chicken... More 

Thank EruPeru
Copenhagen, Denmark
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The host of my AirBnB recommended this place for authentic Polish cuisine. I had the rosól soup (chicken and noodles in broth) and breaded pork cutlet with mashed potatoes and fried cabbage, all for barely $4. Delicious, quick, and a definite bargain. It was also filled with locals, which is always a good sign.

Thank Whereiskirstie
Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Good food. Decent Prices. You must try the soups. I recommend it without hesitation. It takes about 5 minutes for the food to arrive. It's self service (order @ bar).

Thank Victor_Zaharia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Polish, European, Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Karmelicka 10, Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: 48124312149
This is really a restaurant worth mentioning and I'd like to give it a short T/A review. We were in Krakow for three days and we ate there twice. It's just off where one of the entrances to the main square is and next to tram stops. It's where locals eat, very unpretentious, and the food is genuine Polish and very inexpensive—and delicious! There is an English menu so it's easy to choose what you want and to order it. The two times we were there, it wasn't crowded and there was no waiting. It was very peaceful and quiet and well ventilated. Well worth knowing about. There was a blog about it on your website.

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