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Polish, Eastern European, European, Central European
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871 River Road, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
+1 201-794-9277
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Growing up Polski, I only knew my Mom's authentic Polish cooking. I have tried various places and they always fell short. I came with low expectations and now I can't wait to go back. We were a group of 10 celebrating my niece's second birthday! The service was friendly and attentive and since not everyone was not familiar with the... More 

Thank Krystyna11
Jersey City, New Jersey
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only order the true Polish dishes and you will not be disappointed. Their potato pancakes are too smooth for my taste and not so much like the real homemade as in Warsaw so authentic but full of taste. Nice authentic liquors and beers and many from the Old World to choose, as are their very nice desert menu and big... More 

Thank Albert P
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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854 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

First off, if you are on a diet, this is not the restaurant for you. The meal was just wonderful. On a cold day, I need some comfort food and the Royal Warsaw's food I was in the mood for that evening. Skip the bread basket as it is Italian bread that does not fit into the restaurant menu and... More 

Thank Justin W
New Jersey
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246 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We ate dinner at Royal Warsaw. The restaurant is big and the place was packed on a Friday night. Our waitress was very nice and made suggestions for our entrees, which we took. I had the stuffed pork with mushrooms, cheese and onions. It came with a huge side of mashed potatoes. The pork was juicy and tasty. Overall, it... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

For those nostalgic for Polish food, here's the place. On the menu you'll find: pierogies, bigos (hunters stew), placki ziemniaczane (potato pancakes) and many more. They also have Polish beer on draft (Zywiec). Don't go for lamb - it's not really Polish specialty and yesterday it was too salty. Otherwise, everything else was perfect. Easy access and a large parking... More 

Thank Malgosia G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Place to try traditional polish dishes. Soups are very good , for appetizer try beef tartare and duck for main course. You can skip desert and don't order coffee.

Thank Agp124
Whippany, New Jersey
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

As most can see many of my reviews are not of this type of cuisine. That is because there are not many Polish restaurants in this part of NJ but if there was/is I highly doubt they would or could be much better then the Royal Warsaw. We had the gambit from apps to dinner and EVERYTHING was very good.... More 

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Montrose, NY
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

They have a good variety of Polish dishes. It is hard to make a decision, luckily they have several combo plates to enjoy.

Thank NYSMontrose_NY
Maywood, New Jersey
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

went for lunch. It was a nice, relaxing lunch with friends. The food was plentiful and yummy, the restaurant was busy but not over crowded and the service was excellent.

Thank mamaduck1
new jersey
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great chow, authentic atmosphere. Not my all-time favorite cuisine but very tasty when I want a change. A bit pricey but fair; good bang for the buck. Good stop for a couple's nite.

Thank menckenman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Polish, Eastern European, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 871 River Road, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elmwood Park
  • Phone Number: +1 201-794-9277

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?