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Staro Izba

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ul. Krupowki 28, Zakopane 34-500, Poland
+48 18 201 33 91
11:00 - 23:00
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here during the week for lunch,nice location,lovely interior. Food good but not spectacular. Service was very slow for lunch. I have had better meals here

Thank nolanl1981
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Been there several times and liked most of the food (of course not everything). In comperision to many others on Krupowki I'd said it is the best in this range. Each night there is live music which gives a great vibe.

Thank Michał S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We've been there with friends. Delicious food, great service. Pretty nice and athmospheric place with national dishes.

Thank Serge K
RestauracjeZakopane, Strao Izba at Staro Izba, responded to this review

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Mullingar, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, placek zbójnicki just awesome!!! Fast friendly service. Its not so busy so you can relax there as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We waited about 20mins to be seated but was totally worth it. Typical mountain-style food, beautiful decor and nice staff. Portions are massive so be sure to go hungry!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is very well designed from the inside, we went there when it was raining, it felt really warm and comfortable there, I liked that the menu was written in mountain language really added to the whole experience. Food quality was really good and tasty.

Thank zerocool8585
RestauracjeZakopane, Staro Izba at Staro Izba, responded to this review

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Zakopane for a day and came across this lovely restaurant - a little gem in the heart of Zakopane. Excellent food and service.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great little place, good food. Great selection and good portions. Live music to top it off, great atmosphere. Would definitely go again.

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Mosta, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a very excellent restaurant. All the food ordered was top notch and of great quality! The pierogi were full to the brim with filling and the dough was thin. The trout was cooked to perfection and the pike-perch was excellent. The cheese soup was excellent and couldn't find it elsewhere so I definitely recommend anyone in Zakopane to... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent 3 days in Zakopane during August 2016, enjoying the surrounding beautiful nature and the city. We didn't have much time to decide where to have a meal, so we just took a slow walk from our hotel and along Krupowki street. After a while we decided to try the restaurant "Staro Izba", at Krupowki street 28. The place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$25
Polish, Bar, European, Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Krupowki 28, Zakopane 34-500, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Zakopane
  • Phone Number: +48 18 201 33 91
We invite you to our restaurant in the centre of Krupówki street. The decor of this restaurant is based on that of the Traditional Highlander House. The wooden interior follows the pattern of the best examples of regional building of the Podhale and Orawa regions. A bar located by a lime-whitened countryside stove, with a fire-place and antique chairs create a really homely atmosphere. Inside the restaurant we can see the external wall of a house built in the style of the region of Orawa with a characteristic elements on which are pillows, buckets, barrels and plenty of other items. In a word just like in a highlander's house. At weekends, and in the summer and winter, a highlander group plays music. A speciality of our restaurant are ribs roasted with onions served on a wooden dish with sauces, roasted duck in fruit served with cranberry, potato fritters with garlic butter (moskol), lamb cutlets, and many other meats and drinks characteristic of our region. Friendly ansd professional service, unforgettable taste experiences and a unique homely atmosphere. Hej!!!

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