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Red Apple Restaurant

3121 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-6629
+1 773-588-5781
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato pancakes” (13 reviews)
“pierogies” (7 reviews)
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Polish, Eastern European, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
3121 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-6629
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Very tasty Polish cuisine. I was pleasantly surprised by the good Polish cuisine in Chicago. The dishes were very tasty and the price was the most adequate.

Thank FoxGdynia
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We heard about this place and decided to check it out. We were disappointed in the quality of the food. There were no cabbage rolls on the buffet but the server found us two in the kitchen. They were bland. We could only eat one....More

Thank Al A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A Polish buffet was on our list of to-dos on this trip to Chicago, and after eating here, we plan to visit Chi-town just to go back here (although I'm sure we'll find other things to do as well :). We had reservations for our...More

Thank durrae j
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The food was great. They cook smaller portions and refill as they need to keep the items fresh. Soup is included in the buffet and can be refilled. The restaurant is small and the hostess is very friendly... The server took the soup and drink...More

Thank lindaeddie
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Many items on the buffet, but all the meats were overcooked. Roast beef was very overcooked. Had a gray color and was very dried out. Ham had barely any pink color. Turkey was dried out also. When I asked if they very bring less well...More

Thank Abrndale
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went here when we couldn't find a decent restaurant and was glad we stopped here. The buffet spread was fantastic and the food was very tasty... haven't been here in years . I think the best day to go is Sunday when they go all...More

Thank Cowboygeorge
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We got this from a recommendation from our tour guide at the Polish Museum. Well worth the visit. At least for me, they were willing to cook me several different pirogues. What a treat, and will make it a outing next time we are in...More

Thank sunshineyd
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is my third review of the Red Apple at this location (last year I reviewed their other store). The best thing I can say about this place is that they're consistent - the food is always great. Their website has been spruced up (and...More

Thank CovingtonCat
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The food here is great, along with the service. The restraunt is very welcoming as well This is for sure my favorite restaurant!

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

For years potato pancakes have drawn me here. They are the closes to German / Polish style I have ever found in the US. They alone, followed by red jello, are worth the price of a dinner. Everything else on the buffet selection is also...More

Thank Rolf A
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8 May 2016|
Response from WorldDiner2000 | Reviewed this property |
for that specific menu call the resturaunt
28 March 2016|
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Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question, as I was out in the suburbs with my family at another buffet. I'd have to answer like the other person, as well, since I do not work there either. Here is their phone number for future... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Polish, Eastern European, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-6629
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-588-5781
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