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U Babci Maliny

#91 of 1,144 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Stare Miasto
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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17 Ulica Slawkowska and 38 Ulica Szpitalna., Krakow, Poland
(012) 422 7601
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am Polish and used to study in Cracow. 5,10 years ago it was great place, simple but fast self service, "tastes like made at home" food. Today I went there and was very sad to realize: it is a dump...The decor used to be kitschy but fun, now it is just bunch of outdated, put together pieces - no... More 

Thank alinas
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62 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me just say I will go back to Krakow just to be able to try the perogies from here one more time. I tried 3 types of perogies and it has been the best ive ever tried. I will say it is confusing. Keep in mind that it is self service but downstaris is a sit down restuarant. I... More 

Thank Diannaa R
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry, but first I have to point out that I experienced the worst service in Kraków in that restaurant. The waitresses basically appeared to be annoyed by every single order. "Thank you" and "you are welcome" seemed to be not part of their vocabulary, neither in English nor in Polish. The food was ok and the atmosphere pretty nice. But... More 

Thank Lion R
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long time ago "U Babci Malina" was a secret tip among the tourists for good and relatively cheap Polish food in Slawkowska Street. Now they opened a branch in Szpitalna Street. The entrance looks great, inside still very rustical. Prices are moderate and you can get all sorts of delicious "pierogi" and other good things. Go for it!

Thank Mali50
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy restaurant with genuine polish food. You order and pick up the food at the desk, and you are seated on benches at long tables. There are mostly local people, and the seating invites to a talk with those sitting beside you. We ended up having a nice chat with two elderly polish ladies. Teh food is good and plentyful,... More 

Thank Uffe M
Timisoara, Romania
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The U Babci Maliny restaurant is definitely a place to eat if you want to get the feelimg of being inside the house of a Polish grandmother! The service was good, the choices were rich and the food was delicious!

Thank Andreea M
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit great tasting food at a low price. Order at the counter wait for your number to be called then collect at the counter - we ate amongst the students and locals. Downstairs they do serve at the table sane food probably more expensive than ground floor and upstairs. There is a quick turnover and you may find... More 

Thank MarcWeinzweig
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this restaurant on the recommendation that it served good cabbage wraps. On first impressions this looks like a quirky, secret food haven in the middle of the old town. The sign is high up the wall and not illuminated which made us think it was shut. We followed some locals down the museum corridor, to... More 

Thank JCarberry
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not easy to find! There is a circular sign outside but it's high up and not illuminated so easily missed. You have to go through a large door that looks like it's also a university entrance. At the end of the corridor you go left into an outside area before entering the restaurant. The dressed up lady... More 

Thank philipg100
Keswick, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were recommended to go and what a pleasant surprise. It is huge yet our table was private. Our waitress was lovely. Only hiccup, the very loud person at the other table nearby. Had to hear all his conversation. Eventually tuned him out.

Thank Dee S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Ulica Slawkowska and 38 Ulica Szpitalna., Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: (012) 422 7601

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?