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1549 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642-3337
+1 773-486-6655
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cabbage rolls” (7 reviews)
“pierogi” (10 reviews)
“blintzes” (13 reviews)
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Polish, European, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
1549 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642-3337
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We try to visit Podhalanka every time we come to Chicago because it is an authentic Polish experience. The food is excellent; freshly prepared and delicious. The serving sizes are generous. We typically order a variety of dishes which we then share around. We particularly...More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Podhalanka to enjoy delicious Polish food (as we assumed based on yelp reviews). The waiter/owner(?) didn't really let us make our own choices. For example, we chosen soups, he says that nooooo the other soup will be better for...More

Thank Katarzyna R
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I ate there in a hurry when visiting the neighborhood before a concert. The menu is very, very Polish-Polish - no trace of borrowed influences: schabowy, golonka, pierogi, barszcz, zrazy, etc. The place looks somewhat shabby but it's all about food, not ambiance. My schabowy...More

Thank elakrisArlington
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I used to live in Chicago (10 years ago) and would go here with my friends all the time. The food is delicious - I'll give them that. Last weekend I was back in town and had a hankering for some Polish food. In the...More

1  Thank carriebritt
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Lunch at Podhalanka took me to find memories of my visit to Poland. The menu includes Polish standards like pierogies, and all the food is cooked from fresh ingredients. Excellent value for money.

Thank Lori T
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Podhalanka is like stepping back in time to visit your Polish Granny. She’ll offer you authentic Polish food and be truly concerned when you can’t finish the generous plate of potato and cheese pierogis. The homemade mushroom barley soup is delicious, and the tomato soup...More

Thank O1067XGjessicak
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

If you like homemade, traditional Polish food such as barley, white borscht and sauerkraut soups, pierogies, potato pancakes, blintzes, stuffed cabbage and kielbasa, this is the place for a virtual feast prepared fresh daily. The soups, blintzes and pierogies are particularly good. Attempt will be...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited this little restaurant for a comfort lunch. We were not disappointed! It’s a big menu for such a little place. It has a bar and about 6 tables or so. One gentleman was taking care of everything out front — the bar, takeouts,...More

Thank MollyBea217
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Not much to look at but clearly a labor of love. Tradition polish delicacies cooked by the aunt, served by the nephew. Put yourself in their hands. They will serve you a wonderful meal. BYOB, Serves house made fruit juice. Don't miss the homemade soups...More

Thank Gilreign
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Looking for a place to feed a crowd for graduation, this was the place. One of our favorite places in Chicago, near my son's apartment, we had been here before. Small, hole in the wall, unpretentious exterior as well as in. Don't ignore because of...More

Thank Gilreign
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March 14, 2017|
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Response from Linda010659 | Reviewed this property |
9am - 8 pm. Monday-Saturday 10 am- 7 pm Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1549 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642-3337
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-486-6655
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