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Bar Smak

ul. Karmelicka 10, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 431 21 49
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (17 reviews)
“potato cakes” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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ul. Karmelicka 10, Krakow, Poland
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First a quick lesson: In Poland a "bar" is a restaurant where you place an order (for food and drink) at a counter, pay for it, seat yourself, and wait for your meal to be brought to you. It is not a full-service restaurant with...More

Thank dhenski
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Very small place. Menu is in Polish on the blackboard. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. Staff does not speak English. Food is very cheap and very tasty.

Thank Connie L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I would go back to Krakow just to go to this place again. We ordered 8 plates of food for the 4 of us with drinks and I came to 25 dollars Canadian?? WOW!! The food was excellent and I got to try items I...More

Thank jackwV1218UC
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Walked in to have lunch. No English menu which is fine but no offer of any help whatsoever. The waitress/host woke up on the wrong side of the bed!!! Rude times10! Walked out.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by a local. Most of the folks eating there were locals as well. Wonderful Polish food, free soup with the meal, and large portions. We took home enough food for dinner the next night. They have beer on tap and in...More

Thank Staggerwing12
Reviewed 27 March 2017

As we passed by we saw locals sitting enjoying the food at this super little café. They have an English menu, but you have to ask for it at the counter. The food is basic but delicious and ‘cheap as chips’. The copious amount of...More

2  Thank Polly Wally D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

If you want authentic polish cuisine at a great price then look no further than Bar Smak. Two set menus available one is 16pln and one 25pln, the former will treat you to delights such as Turkey Rump, Breaded Chicken and Pork Chop with the...More

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a must! It's a hidden gem a short walk from the main square. On first glance it looks a little 'traditional' and very local, however this is all part of its charm. Food is cheap! We over ordered so we could try...More

Thank HATT202
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My experience was nice ! I went there on my own because i wanted to find a cheap and simple restaurant. You won't find fancy food, rather basic soups, maybe chicken with potatoes, etc. The food was tasty and very cheap. Ideal for students ,...More

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I discovered this little gem while walking down the street wondering where to get dinner. I enjoyed the Pirogue & Dumplings so much, I went back there again for my last meal in Poland before I returned home. The food was delicious, fresh & so...More

1  Thank MusicianDiaries
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Karmelicka 10, Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 12 431 21 49
Description
This is really a restaurant worth mentioning and I'd like to give it a short T/A review. We were in Krakow for three days and we ate there twice. It's just off where one of the entrances to the main square is and next to tram stops. It's where locals eat, very unpretentious, and the food is genuine Polish and very inexpensive—and delicious! There is an English menu so it's easy to choose what you want and to order it. The two times we were there, it wasn't crowded and there was no waiting. It was very peaceful and quiet and well ventilated. Well worth knowing about. There was a blog about it on your website.
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