Boccanera

Boccanera

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Hours
Sun
1:00 - 22:00
Mon
1:00 - 22:00
Tue
1:00 - 22:00
Wed
1:00 - 22:00
Thu
1:00 - 22:00
Fri
13:00 - 23:00
Sat
13:00 - 23:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Does this restaurant serve Romana food?
About
Taste orginal Italian products and authenticate coctails and listen good music.
PRICE RANGE
£4.00 – £13.00
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

Reviews

4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles755 reviews
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Boccanera, nestled in the old town, is celebrated for its vibrant atmosphere and authentic Italian cuisine, which many guests find delightful. While the service generally garners positive remarks for its friendliness and attentiveness, some diners have noted occasional delays and a sense of feeling rushed. Patrons appreciate the restaurant's prime location, though experiences with wait times can vary, ranging from reasonable to sometimes longer than preferred. Despite the occasional underwhelming dish and the potential for loud music, the overall value is recognized for the high-quality food and service.
Food
Authentic
Atmosphere
Vibrant
Location
Scenic
Service
Varied
Value
Reasonable
Wait time
Unpredictable

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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles755 reviews
Excellent
522
Very good
151
Average
39
Poor
20
Terrible
23
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

HolidayBrian
Glasgow637 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 none
5 star rating for the food. This is a lovely restaurant tucked away in a little cosmopolitan corner just behind the main square. We tried to sit in the rear which is the nicest part. However the air con would have made for an unpleasant dining experience. I have only marked down due to a few unfortunate mistakes by the server. He never wrote the order down & guess what? Same as always you forget something. He also brought a dish to me which was heavily chipped. When I brought this to his attention instead of replacing. He advised was ok as just for my shells. So onto the food. My wife had the soup of the day to start. I had bruschetta with ricotta, nduja , walnuts & honey. Absolutely delicious, a great combination. My wife had the diavola pizza with spicy pepperoni I had the squid ink spaghetti with seafood. Having owned an Italian take away I like to think I know a thing or two about Italian cuisine. To say the tastes where authentic & outstanding was an understatement. I have got to say it is among the best Italian food I have eaten anywhere including Italy. Bill came around £52 of which most of that was a NZ Sauvignon blanc. Our server was a young lad who was keen to speak with us & was very informative about the restaurant. He certainly made us feel welcome & enhanced our dining experience. Keep up the good work. We will visit right away next time in Kraków.
Written 24 September 2020
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mshgboccanera
HolidayBrian, Thank you for your nice review. Hope to see you nex time :)
Written 5 October 2020
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Anonymous
25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 couples
We booked this restaurant after reading the reviews online which mainly gave 5 stars. We ordered pizzas which were nice and reasonably priced, however drinks were a little more expensive than we had paid elsewhere. The restaurant itself is really nice and modern inside, however the service was slow. A table who came in after us ordered before us and a long wait for the bill. It was a shame the service took so long as it is a lovely restaurant.
Written 24 January 2020
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mshgboccanera
Dear travel09abc, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Every opinion allows us to improve our service. If you are by Krakow again, we warmly invite you again to visit us. Best regards, Katarzyna Nowak Manager
Written 25 January 2020
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Stevie C
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 family
I stumbled across this Restaurant whilst out with the family on a recent visit, it was very busy which is always a good sign. I decided to order the Lamb Meatballs which are served with Penne Pasta and a Tomato, & Mint Sauce, with a sprinkle of Cashew Nuts for added crunch, throughly enjoyed it. Would highly reccomend you go there if in Krakow, will definitely return on my next visit.
Written 25 January 2020
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mshgboccanera
Dear steviec613, Thank you for your recent visit and also for writing a lovely review about us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your meal. Best regards, Katarzyna Nowak Manager
Written 26 January 2020
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Keith B
Saudi Arabia105 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 couples
By far the best food and restaurant I have experienced in a long long time. I ate a burger and my wife had risotto. So, one end of the food spectrum to another. Both were simply superb. The best burger I can remember eating, and my wife said her risotto was the best she has ever had, and that’s coming from a lady who eats out a lot (Michelin start as well). Highly recommended. From the outside, the restaurant looks small. However, it opens up as you walk in and would seat 100 people I would imagine. You have the option to sit in the small area, in front of the open kitchen, or the more relaxed and ‘dressy’ space which is larger. I just love this place x you MUST eat here!!!!
Written 12 March 2020
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Manager Restauracji MSHG
We make every effort to ensure that our dishes are prepared from the best quality products, which can later be cut on plates. Therefore, we thank you for these words of appreciation.
Written 7 December 2021
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186338AlanC
London97 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 couples
This was our regular restaurant during our stay in Krakow. Excellent food at good prices with really friendly staff. Who’d have thought that a Polish cheesecake would be served with a marinated mushroom? It was...and it was great!
Written 13 March 2020
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Manager Restauracji MSHG
We make every effort to ensure that our dishes are prepared from the best quality products, which can later be cut on plates. Therefore, we thank you for these words of appreciation.
Written 7 December 2021
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AMEX x
United Kingdom82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 couples
The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is absolutely amazing. The lasagne was the best I’ve ever tasted. Between two, we shared a starter, had two mains, two desserts and a bottle of wine which came to £52 in total. Would recommend this place to everyone visiting Kraków!
Written 5 March 2020
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mshgboccanera
Dear AMEX x, Thank you very much for those wonderful words. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again! Best regards, Małgorzata Fluder Manager
Written 10 March 2020
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Marc S
Düsseldorf132 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 family
We just arrived in Kraków and walked around the old town, when we found this nice place in a small street next to a church. We had Burrata, Foccaccia with caramelized onions and goat cheese, pizza diavolo with salsiccia and pizza margaritha. Very tasty. We liked everything. Because of the restaurants birthday we got a wonderful dessert for free (brownie with berries, pistachio and cream). It is a good choice for Italian food in Kraków old town.
Written 5 July 2020
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Manager Restauracji MSHG
Such words of appreciation are the best reward for the work we put into creating our menu.
Written 7 December 2021
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millar741
Manchester84 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 couples
Firstly I recommend booking because it’s a very popular restaurant! The food that myself and my husband ordered was absolutely delicious and of very high quality. The crayfish bisque sauce on the spaghetti gamberoni was amazing! I hesitated to give it five stars however because the service was not the best. It was not attentive at all. We had to call someone to take our drink and food order after being seated for twenty minutes which isn’t really good enough and when the bill came the waitress hovered over us with the card machine so we couldn’t study it properly before payment. This resulted in us being overcharged for an item we did not order which we then had to ask for a refund for.
Written 6 July 2023
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HolidayHeth
Little Chalfont37 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
Our hotel recommended this restaurant to us. It's a little tricky to find since it's located a little off the main street. It is much bigger than it appears from outside and has a nice airy feel (in fact we were slightly cold under the air-conditioning unit). We ate a mixture of focaccia bread/pizza/Caesar salad. All were well presented and tasty. We particularly liked the freshness of the tomato sauce on the pizzas which also had light, crispy bases which we enjoy. Staff were friendly and the service was efficient. We had a deadline so didn't have time for desserts.
Written 19 February 2020
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mshgboccanera
Dear HolidayHeth, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. It was a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed the ambiance, service and food so much. Hope to see you again. Best regards, Katarzyna Nowak Manager
Written 23 February 2020
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Susan271070
York21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 couples
We have been in krakow 6 days and eaten here 3 times. Fantastic food. Especially the spaghetti la mer Garlic bread a must and the olives mmmm 10/10 A must visit restaurant The staff are AMAZING, not too much attention but always on hand to help. Ania was super and attentive.
Written 12 March 2020
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Manager Restauracji MSHG
We are very pleased to read such opinions, we invite you on your next visit to Krakow.
Written 7 December 2021
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lauraLou28
Leicester396 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 couples
This restaurant is a must visit if you’re in Krakow. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is delicious, great menu selection and all very fresh and tasty. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere too. On top of this it’s also very reasonably priced .. there were 2 of us and we both had starters and mains then shared a dessert + we both had 3 alcoholic drinks and it cost the equivalent of £60. It’s a very popular restaurant so you will need to book a table - on the night we went we saw many people just turn up without a reservation and they were unfortunately turned away - so make sure you book to avoid disappointment.
Written 26 October 2022
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meganbonner_
844 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 couples
I recently visited with my boyfriend on our trip to Krakow as we were looking for a low key inexpensive but great quality pizza place and that’s exactly what we got. For those from the U.K. the vibe here was quite like “The Beech House” chain with a wider varied menu at great prices. For starter we had the prawns and the bruschetta. The prawns were nice apart from the strange textured prawn cracker on top and the bruschetta wasn’t to my personal taste due to the cream cheese but my boyfriend really enjoyed it. For mains we had a margherita pizza and a pizza with salami and both of these were great. Pizzas had big crusts which I love but they didn’t have any sauces besides balsamic and olive oil to dip it in. The service was at times slow which given it wasn’t busy as it was a Sunday night in January was a little annoying but overall I’d recommend here.
Written 21 January 2024
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Amy
Devon35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 couples
My boyfriend and I visited Boccanera on our first night in Krakow due to a recommendation from a local Instagram reviewer. We had booked a table in advance and when we arrived we were initially put in the smaller section of the restaurant, we asked to move as the bigger section definitely had more of an atmosphere. The food was absolutely amazing, we each got a pasta dish and then shared a pizza. The portions were generous and the food was tasty and authentic. Our waitress was attentive and friendly, and there was a relaxed atmosphere whilst we ate. We would definitely recommend this place if you are after some tasty Italian food!
Written 2 September 2023
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John D
Chelmsford49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 friends
Fantastic service and fabulous food. We were three families, a total of 12, celebrating New Year’s Eve in Krakow. We researched various restaurants before booking here. It was a great decision! The atmosphere, service, staff and food were faultless! We had a welcome drink and music provided too. If we were to return to Krakow we would definitely eat here and I have already passed the restaurant details to some other friends and my parents who are visiting Krakow later this year.
Written 19 January 2020
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mshgboccanera
Dear 123Lou_2014, Thank you so much for your delightful review and such great compliments. We are really pleased you enjoyed your New Years Eve with us. Best regards, Katarzyna Nowak Manager
Written 25 January 2020
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LizzeyBenett
Dublin13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
The food is absolutely mouth watering , we ate here twice on a 5 day trip to krakow. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is lively . The prices are very reasonable. We had the beef tenderloin on our second visit and although it was served an hour after we were seated it was worth the wait, it was the most delicious piece of beef ever be ever had the whole dish was just mouth watering I would definitely recommend. It’s a popular spot to beat to make a reservation in advance.
Written 7 October 2023
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