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Once Upon a Time

Szeroka 1, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 421 21 17
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“matzo” (10 reviews)
“stew” (15 reviews)
“chopped liver” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polish, European, Eastern European, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
$$ - $$$
Szeroka 1, Krakow, Poland
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

ate there twice. first time in the late afternoon. the place was nearly empty. the food was nice and service quick. second time was during the dinner time. the place was pretty packed. the food quality did not suffer, but the service did. it was...More

Thank xxapmc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please book before you go to this restaurant as its a busy little place, even if you fancy lunch as there are limited tables. Had a good bottle of the Pinot Grigio, and the Polish Apple cider (very refreshing and rustic) we were brought crakers...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Kraków, the history and the decor behind the place is really interesting, staff friendly and helpful and food very tasty and reasonable priced. Could not fault it!

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is in the Jewish quarter. It was once a few old buildings and combined to one restuarant but it is still tiny. It is so atmospheric inside: unmatched tables with real candles spilling wax on the tablecloth, dark interiors, and a soulful duo at...More

Thank Cynthia3403
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

In the authentic old style, restaurant in the heart of the Jewish quarter, delicious fiid. Gefilte fish and humus were tasty starters. Cholent and kreplach (savory dumplings) were delicious.

Thank Peterk9999
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This was a quirky little restaurant with a great feel to it. I had the dumplings and my husband had the stew. It was our first meal here and we just wanted to try polish food. We didn't enjoy but that doesn't mean it was...More

Thank EnnisDunn
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

One of the coziest restaurants I’ve ever been to. A fantastic place for dinner. Good food and very nice staff.

1  Thank RoastedTraveller
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A bit different to a full English! Food was very tasty and decor was quirky in a good way. Really enjoyed breakfast here.

Thank strawberryblonde20
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Ate there for a quick lunch, the interior is very unique and the food is tasty and well cooked. Price affordable, service could have been a bit better, though they may have been under staffed.

Thank Nausicaa F
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Great decoration and tasty food. The service was courteous and you might need to make a reservation if you plan to dine there at pick hours.

Thank Giannis G
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6 July 2018|
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Response from Elloluvbug | Reviewed this property |
We were lucky and walked right in during a busy time but I did see reserved signs on other tables so my guess is yes you can. Try calling them? Our waitress spoke good English.
Irina S
23 December 2016|
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Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
I don't have children now, but close to my table there was a family with 2 kids, anyway it seems to me more a restaurant for couples or adults ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Szeroka 1, Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 12 421 21 17
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