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ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-053, Poland
+48 12 421 79 20
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“dumplings” (38 reviews)
“beef” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Polish, European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
$$ - $$$
ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-053, Poland
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Reviewed April 4, 2011

This is my second time in Krakow and I choose to stay in the Kazimierz quarters in the Rubinstein hotel where nextby is the cosy and warm restaurant Ariel. The friendliness and skill of the waiters are topclass and the interior tells stories from long...More

Date of visit: March 2011
Thank Sonjasophia
Reviewed January 21, 2011

We visited Ariel in the midst of our tour of the Jewish Quarter of Krakow at the end of October. The service was very friendly and prompt. Having had delicious hot chocolate in several cafes/restaurants during our stay, we were very disappointed with this very...More

Date of visit: October 2010
1  Thank Addison15
Reviewed January 7, 2011

visited ariel kawiarnia restauracja in krakows jewish getto in kazimierz district it was like stepping back in time it was a real eye opener the food was beautiful of jewish origin and the waiter peter was a great guy his english was excellent he put...More

Date of visit: January 2011
Thank dorothy000
Reviewed December 23, 2010

they have 3 restaurants in one at the square of the only sinagoigue still in use in krakow good food, please try their specialties they were super, friednly staff, they also have a small store corner with jewish souvenirs.

Thank AnaAlvarez
Reviewed September 8, 2010

Just went there for lunch today. The latkes were grilled squares of dried out cardboard tasting things. Didn't even taste like there were any potatoes in them. The beet root soup was clear, beet colored water with 4 tiny dumplings floating in it. There was...More

6  Thank GinnyLee
Reviewed August 21, 2010

We were unable to get into Klezmer Restaurant and they recommended Rubinstein Jewish Restaurant down the road. But when we saw Parma Ham on the Rubinstein menu (???) we moved onto Ariel which had heard was quite popular. We were impressed initially with our starters:...More

2  Thank JackJasonAroundWorld
Reviewed August 12, 2010

We had carp and latkes and traditional Jewish stew. The carp was very unimpressive and the portion so small compared to the price charged and to the other places we ate in. The latkes were decent though. The people who ordered the stew said it...More

3  Thank Lila081
Reviewed June 20, 2010

We ate here our first night, wanting to stay close to our hotel, waiting for a lost piece of luggage. We started off with just beer and an appetizer and ended up eating dinner there and staying for 3 hours. We sat outside because the...More

Thank ChriswT123
Reviewed June 12, 2010

We had dinner at Ariel's yesterday evening. It's not exactly a hidden jem - this traditional Polish/Jewish restaurant has good PR. Apparantly Steven Spielberg ate at this place a couple of times when he worked at Schindler's List. He probably ate at every restaurant (I...More

3  Thank CityCheck
Reviewed April 21, 2010

My group wanted to go there for lunch. It was okay, but not nearly as good as some of the other fine meals we had in Krakow. A bit of a tourist trap, I feel. However, the rest of my group was satisfied. It wasn't...More

Thank frequentflyermom
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
I agree that telephoning is a good idea but you can also email them at biuro@ariel-krakow.pl On On Drainoil
Alison D
September 21, 2016|
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Response from GradingMachine | Reviewed this property |
As my partner and I ate there last summer, I have no idea what concert is playing, but I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you eat at Szara Kazimierz across the street instead. The food and service are much better. Note: there... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-053, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Kazimierz
  • Neighborhood: Kazimierz
  • Phone Number: +48 12 421 79 20
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