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“Great food and large portions”
Review of Bacowka

Bacowka
Ranked #28 of 406 Restaurants in Schaumburg
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

We have been here 4 times while traveling to the area. Food is always great with large portions we have never left without a to go container. My friend always gets the Sample platter which has all authentic Polish foods. I usually get the pork goulash which is very good. When we were their just before Easter the staff shared polish donut for Donut day. It was a nice touch. Cocktail from the bar are always good and the Polish beers are refreshing. Staff is always pleasant even when supper busy. Saw comment on furniture. I disagree I like the heavy natural wooden tables and chairs it is like being in a mountain hut having great food and drinks with friends.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Thank pamelamN5206LS
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

I tried this with a friend based on the reviews. We like to try new foods and experiences. We went on a Saturday for dinner. It was VERY busy. The establishment does not accept reservations and there is no where to wait for a table without being in the way. The furniture is too large for the space and they have tried to cram tables into some very unlikely spots. The staff was very busy and it was difficult to even get a drink refill. I found the Sample platter unappetizing, but the portions where nice size. My friend had the Chicken rolls, they where okay but somewhat dry and chewy.
The coffee was nice and strong, two thumbs up here. The dessert was interesting. We ordered the Apple pie and cheese blintzes. The Blintzes where too much dough and the cheese filling was gritty and too much tang. The apple pie came al a mode, but with cookies and cream ice cream on a bed of pineapples, drizzled with chocolate sauce. It was different.
The staff was pleasant and did try, just too busy.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

They open at 11 AM and we arrived about 11:30 for lunch and unfortunately the soup specials aren't served until noon, so we passed on those but would have loved to try them. The service was really slow but when the food arrived it was amazing. We tried the sampler platter and would definitely order that again. We also tried the breaded pork cutlet with egg which came with a sampler of salads which were all very good. The menu is in Polish and English and easy to maneuver and the servers all seem to speak both languages. Everything was spot on and absolute wonderful. We went down the strip mall to the Polish grocery store and were able to buy some wonderful Polish fare to cook at home too. When we are back in the area, we definitely will be back. Lovely restaurant and it is decorated in a backwoods welcoming way.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Thank Homespn
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

The wife and I stopped in for dinner and was not impressed. We have been here a number of times and have never had any issues and have been very pleased with those visits. Not so much tonight. Service was next to terrible and food just was not what we have experienced in the past. I am sure we will still be back although we hope with better food and service.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Wonderful, honestly Polish cooking. The sampler platter is huge with all the traditional Polish favorites. Desserts are not to be missed either. Good service, friendly wait staff. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Thank Linda B
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