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Once Upon a Time

Szeroka 1, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 421 21 17
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“matzo” (10 reviews)
“stew” (16 reviews)
“chopped liver” (6 reviews)
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Polish, European, Eastern European, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
$$ - $$$
Szeroka 1, Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner on Sunday night after reading the online recommendations and it exceeded our expectations! The atmosphere was amazing with a couple playing traditional music whilst we enjoyed our dinner. The food was superb and the decorations were quirky and cool. Would advise...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for drinks and although they would usually have the tables for diners only they were very accommodating and allowed us to have a drink, the mulled wine was excellent and the service friendly

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lukehfd
Reviewed September 14, 2018

ate there twice. first time in the late afternoon. the place was nearly empty. the food was nice and service quick. second time was during the dinner time. the place was pretty packed. the food quality did not suffer, but the service did. it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank xxapmc
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Please book before you go to this restaurant as its a busy little place, even if you fancy lunch as there are limited tables. Had a good bottle of the Pinot Grigio, and the Polish Apple cider (very refreshing and rustic) we were brought crakers...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Kraków, the history and the decor behind the place is really interesting, staff friendly and helpful and food very tasty and reasonable priced. Could not fault it!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lucyma2809
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This is in the Jewish quarter. It was once a few old buildings and combined to one restuarant but it is still tiny. It is so atmospheric inside: unmatched tables with real candles spilling wax on the tablecloth, dark interiors, and a soulful duo at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cynthia3403
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

In the authentic old style, restaurant in the heart of the Jewish quarter, delicious fiid. Gefilte fish and humus were tasty starters. Cholent and kreplach (savory dumplings) were delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Peterk9999
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This was a quirky little restaurant with a great feel to it. I had the dumplings and my husband had the stew. It was our first meal here and we just wanted to try polish food. We didn't enjoy but that doesn't mean it was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank EnnisDunn
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

One of the coziest restaurants I’ve ever been to. A fantastic place for dinner. Good food and very nice staff.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank RoastedTraveller
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

A bit different to a full English! Food was very tasty and decor was quirky in a good way. Really enjoyed breakfast here.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank strawberryblonde20
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July 6, 2018|
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Response from Elloluvbug | Reviewed this property |
We were lucky and walked right in during a busy time but I did see reserved signs on other tables so my guess is yes you can. Try calling them? Our waitress spoke good English.
Irina S
December 22, 2016|
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Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
I don't have children now, but close to my table there was a family with 2 kids, anyway it seems to me more a restaurant for couples or adults ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Szeroka 1, Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 12 421 21 17
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