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Karczma Irena

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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ul. Fryderyka Chopina 36, Sopot 81-786, Poland
+48 58 551 20 73
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in Poland do as the poles, Polish food is awesome and this restaurant has excellent Polish food, go here for golonka and vodka, very nice staff and really warm and cozy interior, do you like it to be affordable? Well be prepared to be surprised, value for money is high.

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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dissapointing. We waited for a long time to be served. Other tables had the same problem. Food was ok. Owners behave like they don't care and left everything in the hands of one waitress, who obviously had too much on her hands. Total chaos, which the owners didn't seem to want to do anything about. We watched an elderly couple... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Thursday night and the place was buzzing. Not a massive menu but what they do offer was fresh and delicious and such excellent value foir money. We tried the baked Camembert and the beetroot soup with dumplings to start. Great portion size and very tasty. Then we had the beef stew served with lentils and the braised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Whenever we are in Sopot we pay this small cozy restaurant a visit. Here typical polish cuisine is served with good value for money.

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Hassleholm, Sweden
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We often go to Karczma when we are in Sopot. As for so many years I have travelled in Polen mostly in Sopot because of my wife come from there, and we have an apartment in Monciak. Karczma have very good food and the prices is acceptable so I can recommend the place. Dan Persson

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had one night in Sopot before returning to the UK after a week long roadrip around the Baltics and we wanted some decent local cuisine before we headed home - a quick search put Irena's at the top of our list and we were not disappointed. we sat in the pictruresque front garden and enjoyed a few cheap glasses... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place came recommended by our good local friend as the place for quality traditional Polish food. The interior decor indeed very old Poland, quite atmospheric if not a bit stuffy. We came at an early dinner hour, yet many menu items were already gone. The manager (Chris?) was rather charismatic, so despite this letdown we made a reservation for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't get into the restaurant as it is only open during the day. We went to the bar but had to sit on the patio as they had a lot of reservations. The host/waiter was pleasant and attentive. We had traditional polish soup, veal dumplings, perogies, crispy duck and carpaccio. The duck was unfortunately over cooked and a bit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had a family table of 12, the entire table enjoyed their food, which was Polish cuisine, service was efficient and friendly. I would recommend this place if you are looking for a good quality, well priced, simple meal in a traditional setting in Sopot.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Meat was great, vegetarian food was not great, and it took 74 minutes for our dishes to come. We sat on the terrace, it was cold and no blankets were offered or put out to take. We were freezing. None of the employees were available at the terrace and nobody apologized for the slow service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Fryderyka Chopina 36, Sopot 81-786, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Northern Poland  >  Pomerania Province  >  Sopot
  • Phone Number: +48 58 551 20 73

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