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Polonza Bistro

286 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4841
+1 850-912-6454
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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286 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4841
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was hailed by a friend who was seated outside. I stopped by to say hello and stayed for breakfast. The service was great; the latte very nice and the muffin was delicious. I did not read the menu but went in side and saw...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch after cruising the Palafox Market, which was going on right across the street. Parking seemed to be available, even though we walked. Polonza's is very nicely set up, with the building wrapping around the corner. Interior was...More

Thank USAFReb
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Easy, free parking. The place was almost full but we were seated immediately. Overall our waitress was a bit slow but got everything right; it took us nearly 1.5 hours from being seated to checkout. I ordered the chicken salad...More

Thank kidsrgonewilltrvl
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very nice brick interior with high ceilings and lots of windows to let in the morning light! Very nice, helpful, patient staff running their tails off the 2 weekend mornings we were there. Fried chicken and pecan waffles were to die for! Husbands breakfast platter...More

Thank Peachy K
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a real go to place on Saturday morning. It is directly across from the Palafox market. So we go there, with our dog, sit outside. Excellent food excellent location excellent service wheelchair friendly dog friendly. I will say that my daughter and I...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The food and service were outstanding!! I cannot recommend highly enough! The food was very good and the wait staff was a good-looking and competent bunch that exceeded my expectations.

Thank bobgoode64
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This was my first time here and it was amazing! I had the Salmon Hash off the brunch menu, which was phenomenal. The atmosphere is very nice, the building has a classic look with exposed brick walls. The service for brunch was really good and...More

Thank Kenny B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Gumbo was thin and seasoned scantily. Shrimp were precooked, then added to gumbo. No no no no! Blue cheese dressing ok for restaurant blue cheese, but not a speck of blue to be seen and tasted more like mayo and mild white cheese. Blackened shrimp...More

Thank TherapyDiva
Jami B, Manager at Polonza Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

I am sorry that you didn't care for your gumbo. It is our grandfathers recipe and I can assure you that we do not precook the shrimp before we add it. We make our blue cheese dressing in house and add blue cheese crumbles. Once...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I stopped in there on a Sunday morning. Not knowing what to expect( I was more than pleasantly surprised. The Bistro had a great atmosphere and a lot of clientele. It was abuzz with content patrons talking amongst themselves and waiting staff moving swiftly from...More

1  Thank George L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat. The green iced tea was very refreshing. Chicken gumbo had great flavor. Just got a cup. Next time, I will order a bowl. I will be back. Especially, for brunch.

Thank marlin95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4841
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-912-6454
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Great southern eats. We make everything in house including all of our breads, dressings and sauces. We have a 10ft smoker for all of our meats!
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