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Polish Village Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
+1 313-874-5726
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is typically a dinner stop for me but stopped in yesterday for a light lunch with friends. The dill soup is a must have.

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Thank susan S
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm from Windsor Canada but visit Detroit/Hamtramck regularilly. I cannot recall when I've had a poor meal here in over 30 years. I brought a third generation Polish-Canadian here for his first visit and he had tears coming from his eyes as he told me it was exactly as his 'Bubbi' made it. A dear friend, a second generation Ukrainian,... More 

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Thank no1norm
Hamtramck, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is homemade. Very tasty and seasoned to your liking. Recommend the restaurant for people who used to live in Hamtramck and of course people that want to experience the polish food.

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Thank jenjade1
Warren, Michigan
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant with friends quite a few times, and have always been impressed with the food! I usually get the garlic chicken or city chicken with the mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, and dill pickle soup. The soup has a great flavor and is always served nice and hot. The potato pancakes are excellent and served hot as well.... More 

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Thank Sherri B
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waitress was very rude, snappy answers, no smiles and slow. The coffee was very good. Utensils were dirty, the overall restaurant was dirty and cold. We sat under the vent that "Filthy Place-overrated" commented about. The vent was still caked with yuk. Except for my pork chops the food was cold. The green beans were worn out and obviously... More 

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Thank Michael V
Warren, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Three of us went there for the first time yesterday for lunch. We had to wait about 15 minutes for a table, which was expected because we had been warned in advance by other businesses in the area that it would probably be crowded because it's a very popular place to eat. You have to walk down about 6 steps... More 

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Thank Kimm S
Columbia, South Carolina
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Polish Village Cafe is Eastern European comfort food at it's best. We had excellent soups (Kielbasa and a chicken noodle good enough to make you want to be sick in bed 😁), the cabbage rolls and beef rolls (aka rouladen) were outstanding. Potato pancakes reminded us of the ones my Mom used to make (ask for a side of apple... More 

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Thank XEagleDriver
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

You are basically eating in the basement of an old house-and its filthy! the vents right near your table is caked with a thick layer of dust! The wait staff yell out to you like your cattle hustling you in to wait in line staring right at the dining guests! The polish food is average-when you upgrade the potatoes to... More 

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Thank TCfallcolors
Lansing, Michigan
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This authentic Polish restaurant serves outstanding Polish food. If you can't make up your mind, order the Polish platter and try a little bit of everything. The potato pancakes are out of this world! The restaurant is small and can get crowded. We had a group of 12 so were able to make reservations. If you want tasty, traditional Polish... More 

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Thank Marcy T
Macomb, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious and made to order. Authentic Polish food. Very small inside but part of the experience. You go down into the basement of an old building for the restaurant. Very cool place and a must try.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Hamtramck
  • Phone Number: +1 313-874-5726
Description
Polish Village Cafe is located at 2990 Yemans in Hamtramck, MI. Located in the basement of an old rathskeller. Dine in. Hang at the bar. Host your party. Catering. Parties over 8 call to reserve a spot.

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Orchard Lake, Michigan
Orchard Lake, Michigan
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?