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Polish, European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Stare Miasto
0.2 miles from Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge portions, great hearty food, one of my go to places in Kraków for traditional food and a good meal. Service is simple and basic, an old style milk bar in Poland (order and collect yourself) but a huge menu, lots of choice, and easy...on the wallet for the amount you get!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe it was the wrong type of food to order but my husband and I both ordered a ceasar salad for lunch. To say it was bland is paying it a service. I felt as if I was eating a plate of wet lettuce. I...have been a regular in Krakow for years and just finally got around to eating in this restaurant. Quirky little place and I would love to give it another go.. I will let the dust settle first thoughMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 7, 2021 via mobile

Very typical polish restaurant with amazing food. One of the best place were I have ever eaten polish food. To try again and again

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

Me and my partner really enjoyed the place, food was very tasty and the prices and service very good, highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2020 via mobile

A lady in the street showed us the menu, we planned on visiting another restaurant however the menu looked very good so we thought we'd give it a try, that definitely the best decision. We were given a menu and ordered food and drinks from...the counter. The food was delicious and seemed very authentic. It was also unbelievably reasonable. We had starters (soup for 3 people, creamy mushrooms for 1) then meatloaf, beef ragu, goulash and chicken breast with camembert and Sundried tomatoes, served with lovely fresh sweet side salads, pickles and garlic mayo. There was a lot of eating in these dishes. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Staff were very efficient and we were served quickly, they were not overly friendly and we just had to figure out which food was which however they were not rude just kind of abrupt as you can find in some countries, think it's just their way. We would definitely recommend and would revisit if / when we return.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020 via mobile

My friend recommended this place to me and I was pleasantly surprised. I got the borscht (soup in bread) it was very good. Prices were good too. Seating fills up fast.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2020 via mobile

We were staying right by this little hidden gem so thought we’d check it out during our long weekend in Krakow. I loved the ambience - it is low key and no frills but great food for excellent prices. We were lucky when we visited...that a table had just freed up as it was very busy and sit down anywhere (not table service - your order and pick up at the counter). I’ve only knocked a point off as 2 of the dishes I ordered were incorrect but still tasty. The pierogi was amazing. I’m still craving it now. The dishes are massive so bear this in mind when you order as I way overdone it on ordering different pierogi and local dishes to share. They gave us a doggy bag to bring home our leftovers :). The wine and beer are also very reasonable in price. I’ll definitely be back when I visit Krakow.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

Really cute little restaurant, quite hidden but there's a guy outside ready to lure you in. We already chose to go in but he was still friendly and helpful. Best pierogi we had in the 3 cities we visited (& we ate a LOT if...pierogi). Decor very unique, service great, highly recommend this restaurant. We sat downstairs in the table service area.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

This place is hidden in a court yard in the cellar of the academy building. It’s not easy to find but worth the hunt. There is excellent food in this canteen style dinning experience. Plates are large and hearty but may be order one or...two plates and see if you want more. Ordering all at once could mean the dining experience is over in a flash. The food is excellent but the service and hospitality is sadly lacking. A request for an extra plate results in the look of seven heads. We had a laugh at this experience but really really enjoyed the regional food.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Went in on a lunch time, the place has a very homely atmosphere and the food was great! Would highly recommend the potato pancakes and the goulash was similar to a beef stew with mushrooms and carrots. The service was ok but you go up...and order so not really anything special.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Response from Daryl M | Reviewed this property |
No it is waited tables.
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May 13, 2019|
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Response from Kris_Toor | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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March 17, 2018|
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Response from PaulTraveller72 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you don't have to make a reservation upstairs. But there is also limited space. You can make a reservation downstairs and better to do it.
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U Babci Maliny is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5