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Magnes Restaurant Grill & Lounge
Ranked #162 of 1,521 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $29
Cuisines: European, Polish, Cafe, Grill
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Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Just several steps from the Main Market Square, in a picturesque so called Doubting Thomas Niche, right by the corner of St. Thomas and st. John's streets there is a house number fifteen with spacious rooms hidden inside. This is Magnes. A huge grill heated with beech standing by massive wooden tables and young artist's paintings on the walls create a warm atmosphere. Big space delicately lit with hand made decorative glass lamps seems light. Ideal place to dine with friends, see in for a relaxing lunch or a cup of coffee, arrange a business meeting in a far corner of the restaurant, a party or a wedding.
Toronto, Canada
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“I'll be back”
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Just great!!!!Veal simply to die for it.Service,prices and location perfect for locls and travellers.

  • Visited July 2013
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Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
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“Great food, great service, great views...small price.”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

An unpretentious bistro with simple and tasty food. Great cold tomato soup (actually, a gazpacho, one of the best I've had...and I'm from Spain), very good salads, DIY beef tartar (it comes with all its fixings next to the beef, and then you decide how much of each thing you want)...we liked it so much that we went once for dinner, another time for lunch and yet again for breakfast (fantastic bagels and fresh fruit).

Staff is really nice and helpful.

The place is located in the square, but it is the opposite of all the tourist traps in the square; this one is a great place to go.

  • Visited July 2013
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Nothing bad about this place”
Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Cannot say enough about this place. Small menu but the food served was excellent. Service is first class and the surroundings beautiful. Ideal for a leisurely and /or romantic meal. Will be coming back soon.

  • Visited July 2013
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Wales
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Beautiful Bistro”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

We visited this Bistro during a trip to Krakow over the New Year Holidays. Wow! Just to the side of the Marianska, Main Square, it looks like a small café with its daily fare written up on its windows. Inside the interior is understated but arty & trendy. The menu is deliberately small - but the food is very fresh, cooked to perfection, looks a picture - and is great value for money. We had beef & pork dishes - with unique twists - looking & tasting like food from Masterchef finalists. The young couple who run this Bistro are a delight - and even gave us a 'new' pork knuckle dish to sample as a treat. They deserve to make this Bistro a big success.

A small, but select Wine List complemented the food - and draught Heineken made a welcome change from the excellent Polish Lager.

Not a huge Bistro - so try to book. You will soon be fans!

  • Visited January 2013
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Houston
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74 reviews
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“simply delicious”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

Small casual place with 4-6 outdoor tables and a few tables inside in old town across from st marys church. We had beef goulash, beef baguette, and some pasta in white sauce dish (cant remember what it was called on the menu). We also had the yummy baked rhubarb (sp?) with ice cream. The food was simply delicious and the presentation lovely. We were told that the menu changes frequently for variety, but popular items, like the beef baguette, are kept constant on the menu. The young waitress was friendly, funny in a sassy sort of way, but she was also efficient in getting diners served. We really enjoyed our meal there. The price was also reasonable.

  • Visited June 2013
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