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U Babci Maliny

#83 of 1,107 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
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit for some hearty Polish food just like my mother in law used to make. This is not fine dining, but not a canteen either. The food comes when it's ready and you collect it yourself from the bar. The decor is eclectically kitch. We ate here with three kids under 8 and all enjoyed the food.

Thank simberella
Reading, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my 'go-to' place in Kraków. Starters and main courses are great wholesome home cooked style Polish food. You will never leave hungry and like me will probably keep coming back :-) Highly recommended.

Thank simonXRF
Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant we have been to in Krakow so far. It's in the basement so you feel like you found a hidden treasure. The environment is great, the pierogies are tasty and the staff is kind. It's a family run business so the food is made with love. They take cash only but it's worth it!

Thank Anas A
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

U Babci Maliny is a great restaurant near the main square in Kraków. The meals are big and cheap, and delicious! The most authentic Polish food we had in Poland. The roasted pierogi are delicious, and so were our other meals! As mentioned by others, the service is a little different in that you go to the counter to order... More 

Thank laurenverity
Port Moody, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service, self-serve or restaurant style, at very reasonable price. If you want Polish food go here!!! We went back again!! (Sometimes it is referred to as The Raspberry Kitchen) Great atmosphere with old style furnishings.

Thank Lilly1034
Perth, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had 3 nights here - we ate here 3 nights in a row because you just couldn't beat the value and the excellent food, great for large groups because you go up to pay 1 at a time. Greatest dumplings ever!

Thank kekoakaku
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are many people in here. The clerk was very rude and unkind. There was nothing i could eat, most food was running out. I ordered pork cuttlet and pierrogi? Pork cuttlet got burned pierrogi? was greecy; oily. Bad service, bad food. The food came out very quickly. 최악의 서비스, 최악의 음식 늦게 가긴 했지만 음식의 대부분이 동이 난 상태였습니다.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We came here twice during our trip to Kraków. I loved the food, especially the potato pancakes with meat. The restaurant in nice and cosy with a wooden interior. We ate upstairs in the self service area as it felt more relaxed and cosy.

1 Thank soozlovesfood
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We had a lot of delicious food when we were in Kraków, but easily my favourite were the potato pancakes with meat (placki ziemniaki z mięsem) which I ate at U Babci Maliny. Accompanied by a very tasty bowl of wild mushroom soup and washed down with a tall glass of Okocim, this was definitely a meal to remember. The... More 

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you want to experience authentic polish food this is the place. This is where all the locals go for their breakfast, lunch and dinner. And who knows better about best polish food than the locals itself. Be sure to you have the address and looked it on map once before going there. It is quiet hard to find without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?