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“Something different”
Review of Polish Cottage

Polish Cottage
Ranked #70 of 2,041 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$18
Cuisines: Polish
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 10 November 2013

While driving down Broadway, we spotted this restaurant in a strip mall and when, later that day, we were looking for something different, we gave it a try. It was a good decision!

Even at 2:00 in the afternoon there were other diners enjoying lunch. The menu was very Polish with pierogis, potato pancakes and kielbasa featured prominently. We shared a mixed order of meat pirogis and cheese pierogis which were outstanding. I had the white kielbasa and my wife had the potato pancakes which the thought rivaled her mothers.

For dessert, I had blueberry pierogos and my wife had strawberry creps which were both yummy

As a heads up, the portions are generous!

As a pleasant aside, I have rarely been in such a spotless restaurant

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3  Thank very_weary_traveler3
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

Some time ago, I had written a glowing review about this restaurant - food great, service wonderful etc etc. Went there with relatives the other day and was shocked at the change in the food. The Hunters Stew, which used to have several vegetables nicely put together and complementing each other, plus a sausage, now was reduced to a heap of sauerkraut and 1/2 a kielbasa. What's worse, the meal was served with some broken pieces of bay leaf which is downright dangerous as bay leaf does not soften when cooked and its sharp edges can cut the esophagus and stomach causing serious injury. The mixed platter was not as described on the menu, but had substituted items. Others in our party were polite, but clearly unimpressed with their food (except the pirogi which were good).The stuffed cabbage were bland and nearly tasteless and the pork chop as thin as a schnitzel. The waiter did not appear to care about our comments and certainly was not going to say anything to the chef.
The dining experience was a major disappointment and we will not be returning.

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5  Thank Frank J
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

Enjoyed the atmosphere as well as the food. Pirogis and Golabki (stuffed cabbage) were delicous. Everything had that homey, home-cooked taste.

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2  Thank Amy W
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

EXCELLENT FOOD! Get there early! Small Restaurant on Broadway in Strip Mall with Limited Parking. Lots of folks went elsewhere because it was full by 6:30 p.m. (18:30 hours). Service was OK. Nice selection of East European Beers, Polish and Russian Vodkas. I had the Hunter's Stew and my wife the Piroges, both were slightly less than $10 each. My friends had Potato Pancakes and Schnitzel. Everyone agreed that the food was great except the Schnitzel which was just OK. I would have love to have tried the Glumpkies - maybe next time. We shall return.

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Thank Darius M
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

We ate here with a Groupon on a Thurs night. It was very quiet. The food was wonderful. I had the cabbage rolls. The filling melted in my mouth. I ate one and took one home for lunch the next day. I think it was even better reheated.

My husband had the combo plate - sausage, 3 perogis, a cabbage roll and sauerkraut. Both meals came with a nice hard roll.

My parents ate there a few weeks ago and had the same wonderful experience.

We had been meaning to try this place, the Groupon finally got us in the door. We will definitely be back.

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