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Krakowiak Polish Cuisine

42 Main St, South River, NJ 08882-1225
+1 732-238-0441
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“kielbasa” (14 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (10 reviews)
“stuffed cabbage” (10 reviews)
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Polish, Eastern European, Central European, European
$$ - $$$
42 Main St, South River, NJ 08882-1225
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved eating in a place surrounded by families and waitstaff speaking Polish! Food was very good--some of it even better than the food we've had in Poland. Pierogi were fluffily light; bigos was the best I've ever had. Our server (from Warsaw) was very pleasant...More

Thank FoodiePam
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great find!!! Just had a party for 40 and everything was fantastic. Food was authentic and plentiful. Service was great. If your looking some good Polish food this is your place.

Thank mfwich
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We have the platter and pierogi, then the cheese blinz for dessert. All delicious with a wonderful serve staff. Simply a nice Resturant with comfort food.

Thank BettyCManalapan
Reviewed 3 March 2017

What a great little place! It's not huge, but not exactly a hole-in-the-wall, either. We went on a Wednesday night, maybe an hour before closing. There were quite a few specials on the board, and our one disappointment was to learn that they were out...More

Thank DDDolan
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My gf is of polish descent and I wanted to take her to a place w food like her "babci" used to make. We were hungry and ordered pierogis, potato pancake, borscht, pickle soup, kielbasa and beef stew. Everything tasted like traditional homemade according to...More

Thank kooldom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I brought 12 people here on a Wednesday night. We were the only business they had except for a small takeout order or two. I made the reservation a week in advance, and they were gracious and very nice to me on the phone. I...More

Thank Teressina
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I thought the food here would be great. It was not terrible but it wasn't amazing. The beef tasted more like steak. The potato pancakes were very good. Our waiter was not that social at first but was social later. Overall, I would recommend but...More

1  Thank Matan O
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were visiting my mother in New Jersey and someone had mentioned Polish food. So I looked up restaurants in nearby South River, knowing they had a large Polish population, and found this place. Parking was readily accessible on the street but you did have...More

Thank briangmiller
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great polish foid, the way it should be. Hungarian goulash between 2 fresh potato pancakes great. Friday nights fresh trout, great pierogies, good blintzes. Enjoy the chicken soup, actually has chicken in it! How many places have beets. Go back in time and enjoy

Thank marty p
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Authentic Polish (European) food is the billing I would give to Krakowiak. Placed along Main Street, you enter a bright nicely appointed dining room with pictures of various Polish sites. The menu is varied and clearly European in variety. we enjoyed the Kielbasa, not overly...More

Thank mark o
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polish, Eastern European, Central European, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Main St, South River, NJ 08882-1225
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-238-0441
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