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“Chance find of a gem!”
Review of Restauracja Starka

Restauracja Starka
Ranked #6 of 1,732 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: Polish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Polish restaurant and vodka bar
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Found this place by chance. Lovely genuine Polish food, atmospheric music and decor, very friendly staff, tasty vodka and good value for money. Highly recommended

Thank Steve D
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

We ate at Starka on our trip to Krakow in April and the experience was definitely worth our effort as it was a seriously long walk from our apartment hotel to the Jewish quarter.

We had a reservation, not sure if you would need one as they were not too busy at the time, but it might get a little cramped during the summer months. Our waitress was very attentive and started us off with four complimentary vodkas, some of the best I have ever tried.

Polish food is very hearty and heavy, and the dumplings were delicious, as was the duck that I had with potatoes and sauerkraut.

The desserts are quite nice too, we had a spiked cheesecake (had a little vodka mixed into the chocolate) which was definitely a highlight of the meal! If they still have this on the menu make sure you try it!

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Reviewed November 15, 2013

We loved this restaurant. The food was fantastic and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Libby W
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

This place served up excellent food ,the staff were friendly and spoke very good English. This restaurant is located in the Kazimierz area of Krakow close to the hotel RT Regent.

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Thank Andrew k
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

We tried to go here on the first night of our holiday in Krakow but did not find it until wandering the Jewish district the next day. We went in a reserved a table for that evening which was lucky as they were taking bookings into December.

Upon arrival we were warmly greeted and sat at a table in the main part of the restaurant. The restaurant was full on locals which was promising and throughout the night people were being turned away.

The menu is traditional polish with a twist and the prices considerably cheaper than the old town. We had the black pudding, bacon wrapped prunes, soup and wild boar sausages for starters and all were very good. For main courses we has the pork knuckle, chicken and duck, all were very good especially the pork knuckle which was huge and so tender.

The wine menu was extensive although comparatively expensive but this was a theme across all of Krakow we ordered the house red and it was very acceptable.

The waiter was very friendly and we were given a free homemade hazelnut vodka which was superb, they had various other flavored vodkas that were all homemade.

I highly recommend this restaurant to anybody but you will need to book, it is well worth the visit to the Jewish district as it has a cool but not pretentious vibe.

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