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587 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1809
+1 860-229-5109
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05:30 - 19:00
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Connecticut
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped by on a break from the art museum loved this place, though more as a "thing to do" than as a "restaurant." It's a grocery/deli. The incredible variety of Polish food, labeled in Polish, with everyone speaking Polish, was amazing. It was fun just walking around. We picked up some random items: sweet-spicy-sour pickles (delicious),... More 

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Thank nos-im
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Took the 40 minute drive to get some "authentic" Polish paczki's. Been to Roly Poly before and was pleased with pretty much everything. Not so today. We bought a half dozen of the infamous Polish doughnuts. There was as much filling in them as you could fit on the end of a Q-Tip! Hardly a whisper of filling. Awful. Why... More 

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Thank Chuck D
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went here several weeks ago on the advise of a stranger outside of another currently closed polish restaurant. This man did not steer us wrong. He said if you want the best Polish food around go to Roly Poly. He was spot on! It was a huge grocery type store with a hot food menu as well. The staff was... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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192 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Bought a chunk of liverwurst and noticed it was discolored grey on one end. It was definitely rancid when we made a sandwich. I can't believe they sold that, someone could get very sick.

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2 Thank CtUSAMom
Hickory, North Carolina
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204 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Heard that this was the store to visit in Little Poland for great food and they were 100 0/0 correct. Smoked meats, cheeses, jarred pickles and salads, cookues, candies and REAL rye bread and Hard Rolls. In love with this Place

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Bristol, Connecticut
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416 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

just purchased a slab of walnut cake from Roly Poly and it was simply delicious. The Cake was moist and filled with ground walnuts. The frosting was a very delicious, smooth and velvety butter cream and the exterior of the cake was studded with chopped walnuts. Everyone raved about it. All the cakes are wonderful but try this one in... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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95 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This place is great and is an amazing opportunity to get fresh Polish food as well as imports that are hard to find elsewhere. Most of the staff speak only Polish (not uncommon throughout "Little Poland" in New Britain), so if you don't speak it just look for one of the younger bilingual employees.

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Thank USR1
Stuart, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

If your looking for Eastern European ( mainly Polish ) foods and goods this is the place. From fresh breads, meats and home cooked takeout meals they have it. Polish dry goods, candies and a large assortment of beers are here too. They have a small seating area in the front of the store to sit and eat. Very nice... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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247 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Can't make a flight to Poland, no worries, head to Roly Poly. The outside of this building doesn't give away the wonderful contents inside. An incredible array of Polish delicacies await the adventurous explorer. From fresh prepared meals to smoked meats and fish, as well as a wonderful bakery. Lots of dry goods as well. Take a trip, you won't... More 

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1 Thank TherealVman
Wayland, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

You feel like you are in poland and thats a good thing. Great food and good people working there. Love this place...a gem for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Polish, Eastern European, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 19:00
Thursday
05:30 - 19:00
Friday
05:30 - 19:00
Saturday
05:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 587 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Britain
  • Phone Number: +1 860-229-5109

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