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Polonia Polish Restaurant

2934 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
+1 313-873-8432
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kraut” (12 reviews)
“stuffed cabbage” (13 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2934 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 27 January 2018

The Polonia is a classic Old Country restaurant with simple traditional decor and food that will keep you returning and returning and returning! The restaurant is always crowded on the weekends and does not take reservations so consider arriving early unless you don't mind standing....More

Thank unas
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I was looking for some great pierogi and Polish sausage and Polonia did not disappoint! Everything was delicious but the big surprised was the pickle soup. It did not sound appetizing but it was a wonderful potato soup with lots of fill in it. Be...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Very close ample parking. Spacious eatery, good for larger groups. Quick friendly service and our lunches arrived promptly.

Thank Art d
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The place is packed on a Saturday night, just before Christmas, free parking just next store. Restaurant is near Joseph Campau. Truly authentic Polish food. Always delicious food. Service is slow, but polite. Chicken chicken dinner comes with mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, and a...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place is one of two great polish restaurants in town. The food is good and always consistent. The soup is great! The pierogis are good as well!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Delicious, authentic Polish food served in the midst of a trinket decorated environment. The atmosphere is charming with a lot of nice décor to look at. The servings are ample and made fresh. Try the dill pickle soup - yes, dill pickle soup. The potato...More

Thank DearbornNative
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with friends that had been there before and were somewhat familiar with the menu. They helped us with the menu as we were unfamiliar with Polish food. The food was good, however the waitress was terrible and basically ruined it...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Back in the States and missing the restaurants and cafes I enjoyed on my trips this summer to Prague and Krakow, so I stopped in Hamtramack to see if it measured up...and it does! Wonderful homemade perogie, traditional stuffed cabbage, and imported Tyskie. All every...More

Thank DJKunath
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to try the Polonia out, as first timers at the restaurant we did not have any expectations. The wine and beer was cheap and most entrees were under $10. We all had the combo plate that was very good. With drinks four...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch on a Tuesday. We were quickly greeted and seated, very good. We both ordered the Polish combination plate, and it was very good. The Pierogi were very fresh and delightful. Good Sauerkraut, Golabki was tasty, but a...More

Thank Greg S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2934 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Hamtramck
  • Phone Number: +1 313-873-8432
  • E-mail
Description
In what was formerly called the 'Workman's Cooperative', today's Polonia Restaurant is hardly a well-kept secret (filled most nights with eager pierogi patrons and kielbasa fanatics) and the price points, under $10, makes it a huge Hamtramck draw. The original premise of the restaurant, formed in 1927, was to offer familiar Polish dishes to immigrants making the transition to a new country. Now, it serves equally well as a place for non-Poles to discover the best of traditional recipes, all from a spotless kitchen. As a cooperative, it no longer exists, but the spirit of good pricing, good neighbor jawboning and down-to-earth service still imbues the place, and countless leaders in the local business community can be seen in the comfortable booths and tables, enjoying meals beneath the detailed murals depicting Polish country life. Stuffed cabbage, kielbasa with sauerkraut, and pierogis are all homemade (including the sausage), and to be had at the reasonable prices that are part of the Hamtramck vibe. If you are brave enough, try the czarnina (duck soup), which is loaded with dried fruit and makes for a truly authentic flavor experience.
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