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Restauracja Starka

ul. Jozefa 14, Krakow 31-056, Poland
+48 12 430 65 38
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (184 reviews)
“walnut cake” (66 reviews)
“prunes” (114 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:55 Hours
Polish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
ul. Jozefa 14, Krakow 31-056, Poland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a small (maximum 30 covers) cosy restaurant in the Jewish quarter of Krakow, so just outside the old town. The restaurant serves great Polish food, well prepared and cooked and beautifully presented. The menu has plenty of choice and all the dishes sound...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robecooke
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fabulous meal for all six of us. You need to book this place but well worth a visit. Best in Krakow.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ElKevvy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an outstanding meal we had to celebrate my wife's Birthday we tried all the traditional recommended Polish dishes and they were Fantasic...and even with no room for desert we still made room for the famous grandma's cake to share. Fantasic service, real cosy setting...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lovely little restauran viaited for my borthsayt- great food lovely staff can’t fault it. We booked in advance which was just as well as it was very busy

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travellerfoggie
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a cozy friendly place for a first-come-first-sighted place where you will be welcoming and having fun if you do not even have a table. The atmosphere is humorous, warm, good to sit and look around. Serving fast, the wodka offer is lavish and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Frigyiklaszlo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere with great service. Good selections of beers and wine, we sampled the local gin. Food was delicious with very generous portions. Definitely book ahead as it seems to be very popular!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nattybear13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We struggled to get a reservation here as it’s so good but thankfully we did! The food is absolutely delicious and the staff very friendly and knowledgable. 5 Stars!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mechamaniaboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted a truly traditional Polish restaurant to experience and came upon this on TA . Seeing the reviews it looked a “must” so we thought we’d pass by a see if we could book for the same night. We were very lucky and got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rich40h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Planning to visit Krakow? Book a table at Starka at first: tables are limited and they are really busy! Reason is food is just perfect, the atmosphere is cool, vodka choices are unlimited and prices are very reasonable. We loved prunes, chicken and cakes. Thank...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andycnv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to get in twice for lunch. Can't add anything further to the above reviews. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PamW657
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Questions & Answers
Norma R
14 September 2018|
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Response from 10Helen | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely try to get a reservation, the dining space is not large. Enjoy!
14 September 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be better advised to ask the restaurant rather than a diner :-)
26 August 2018|
Response from Jampaul1 | Reviewed this property |
You would be better to contact the restaurant directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:55
12:00 - 23:55
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Jozefa 14, Krakow 31-056, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Kazimierz
  • Neighbourhood: Kazimierz
  • Phone Number: +48 12 430 65 38
  • E-mail
Polish restaurant and vodka bar
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