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Review of Restaurant Pyza

Restaurant Pyza
Ranked #1,317 of 6,840 Restaurants in Brooklyn
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

My wife is from Greenpoint, Brooklyn and I am from Manhattan. She is Eastern European and we have been dining on a quite regularly in the Pyza Polish Restaurant on Nassau Street for over 20 years. The food in this cafeteria stye dismal restaurant was always excellent with extra large porti and extremely good prices. A Polish television station broadcasting from Warsaw in Polish is always blasting! The old over the entrance door is extremely old, inefficient, undersized and noisey! The heat in this restaurant is oppressive especially in the Spring and Summer months and it is freezing from lack of heat in the winter months. The restaurant is actually run down and has the appearance of a homeless "SOUP KITCHEN"!!!
take out line from yesterday. The prices were dramatically increased, the portions and size of the dishes were smaller, the food was cold and there was "GRIZZLE" all around my (1) piece of small flattened chicken cutlet. ($10.95) Previously, you got (2) large chicken cutlets, a large portion of delicious mashed potatoes, gravy, 2 salads (carrot & coleslaw and (2) slices of rye bread. We always get the chicken noodle soup. This time it was cold and only consisted of chicken) broth and small pieces of pasta. $(3.50) There was absolutely no vegetables or chicken in it! The bowl was smaller and the soup was cold, Previously, we used to "share a bowl. My wife had the Polish Platter. This was not only disappointing but disgraceful! Small plate, terrible stuffed cabbage, small piece of kielbasa, tiny portion of mashed potatoes with (2) excellent potato pancakes--($14.99). I checked and seen that there is a "NEW)" cook and assistant and it is rumoured that there is a new owner. It's "CASH ONLY" and I would like to see what income is reported! WE LEFT hungry and went to McDonalds. While were finishing up another couple came in and the first thing they said to each other was that the piece of fried fish was so small and the quality and taste of the food inferior! They also had been coming in there for many years!

Who needs this!-- No credit cards, inferior food, higher prices, bad atmosphere, no service and a $45.00ff going to a diner. If you want good wholesome food, food go to the North Side Bakery down the road on the corner of Nassau & Homboldt Streets! That's where we are going from now on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank joe55598
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I love this place. The food is so authentic and the people are really nice. It's really laid back and cash only. The cabbage is my favorite!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lindsey R
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

This s a small place on Nassau Street in Greenpoint Brooklyn. The restaurant has a front and back dining room. The menu has various soups, including Borscht. There are also salads and of course many Polish dishes such as, pierogi, cutlets, stews,etc.

As in old time Polish restaurants, one orders at the front counter and once your food is prepared you come to the counter to get your order and take it to your table.

Prices are very reasonable and the clientele is definitely neighborhood folks.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank ronco0807
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Reviewed January 11, 2017

This is a cafeteria-style, small restaurant with one burner in the back, but the food is the same as you'll get in Poland. Delicious. Prices are cheap. We've also hired Pyza to cater an event, ordering and picking up the food ourselves. Everything is delicious, but you won't go wrong with "golabki" - stuffed cabbage, and "bigos" - hunters stew.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Thank travelbycontinent
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

Excellent Polish food at still affordable prices. You can take a take out (25 cents for a plastic container) or sit and eat. Not too fancy to invite and impress a girl but a place where one could have a good meal at reasonable price after a hard day of work. The menu is typical for a Polish cuisine and nothing fancy but it is done "mama used to make". Big size portions and filling too. After standing in line and reading menu you have to order and pay at the cash register, then sit and wait. The register lady will call the name of your dish when it is ready. It is prepared while you wait.
It is not a restaurant, more like a cafeteria style eatery but I would recommend it.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Thank AndrewRNDiver
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