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Old Warsaw Buffet

4750 N Harlem Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706-4607
+1 708-867-4500
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good47%
  • Average29%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“potato pancakes” (10 reviews)
“pierogi” (7 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:30 pm Hours
Polish, European, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
4750 N Harlem Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706-4607
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Kinda quiet at 5pm on a Friday but got busier by 6. Great salad bar and authentic dishes. I will go back again real soon. Tried just about everything...delicious. Then had to save room for dessert. Too many to pick from so I had a...More

Thank Ed V
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I come from one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the entire USA. The one culture we don't have? Polish. So when I arrived in Chicago and met my business colleagues, one of whom had a Polish surname, I insisted they take me to a...More

Thank FeistyBrain
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

The service had a hometown feel and the food was kept fresh and hot at the buffet. You have a little bit of everything for everyone. You won't leave here hungry.

Thank jjfnj
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Good Food and Plenty of it! One of the best buffets we have been to. Soooooo many selections to choose from. If you can't find something you like you are way too picky of an eater. Potato pancakes were a real treat. And don't forget...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Just what you might expect in a buffet, but even better. Start up with the salad bar then sample the entrees. Tasty is the operative word. Then try the paczki. Delightful.

Thank Researcher388
Reviewed 12 June 2017

What a delicious meal! Loved everything! I love Eastern European food and this is primarily Polish. They offer a very nice variety of the best in Polish cooking, the salads, the hearty entrees, and the desserts. They have the real Polish, Chicago style, kolaches, the...More

1  Thank sandra n
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Décor leaves much to be desired. Lots of gold and red throughout the restaurant. However, on Saturday nights their patrons come "dressed to the hilt" and enjoy drinks, dining and sometimes music. Buffet is ample with the usual pierogis, stuffed cabbage (not sure of what...More

Thank TravelJewels45
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We happened to go past here and decided to stop by for the lunch buffet. We got there when it opened at 11:30 and all of the hot food items were just coming out-hot and tasty. They have a large salad bar, including several pates...More

Thank sl0tta
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I am of Polish origin an I can tell that this place serves good POLISH FOOD. I recommend stuffed cabbage, pierogi, potato pancakes. The owner is a very nice and elegant gentleman, who keeps that place clean, professional and worth coming back.

1  Thank Yennefer18
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Went there to eat good polish dinner but they have limited choices and everything looks like it has been there for a whole day.went there on Thusrday at 5 pm and there was no people ,only 2 tables with 2 people at each .Walked in...More

Thank 1Edith2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4750 N Harlem Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706-4607
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Harwood Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 708-867-4500
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