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4750 N Harlem Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706-4607
+1 708-867-4500
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Today
11:30 - 19:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 11:30 - 19:00
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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank Yennefer18
Algonquin, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 ,sit and as soon as we saw what are they serving we left.It's a shame... More 

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Thank 1Edith2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at Old Warsaw Buffet for some good Polish food. Had the wife and kids and we wanted something good and fast. Place is a little outdated when it comes to the decor but we were there to eat. Buffet had plenty of items to chose from and everything was hot and fresh that we ate. They had a... More 

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Arizona
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Only 1 type of pierogi on the buffet. All the other entree selection were just ok. Largest selection was the deserts. The restaurant was very slow, we went on a Tuesday. Service was terrible. We couldn't get our dirty dishes taken off the table, had to stack them on the table next to us. There were only us and 1... More 

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Thank kf7ez
Franklin, North Carolina
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I would not miss it for the world while in the area. Another 16 bought, gone by the morning. I think they only make them once a week on Sundays so make sure to grab them while they are fresh and tasty!

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Thank Maggie P
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I stopped for a quick lunch while we were visiting the area. I'm a fairly picky eater however I found plenty to eat on this buffet. I have not eaten at a Polish restuarant before, but I really enjoyed this food. We were seated right away and were well taken care of. We were there for a... More 

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Thank Slpkim6
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Third visit; late lunch 12/ 05/15. Even before we were seated, server wanted to know what we wanted to drink. Took two requests made to two different servers to get water and an iced tea. It is a buffet, moderately busy, servers pass back and forth between tables but do not make eye contact with customers. Food variety is substantial... More 

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Thank rcgelono
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Polish buffet is superb and not possible to ever get tired of it. My group visits one night for dinner to sample about one-third of the choices. Then we return the next night as well as taking deserts back to the hotel room. It is outstanding food and service. It's so good, I would take a train from my home... More 

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Thank Al C
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We waited for close to five minutes before anyone came up to greet us. And then the service went down hill.

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Thank ssvvpp
Chicago
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481 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

When you walk in you fell like this space stopped in 1980s. It is dark and all furniture and finishes look warn-out and outdated. Nevertheless it is a very busy place because they serve authentic polish kitchen on a budget. It is a smorgasbord, so all you can it. Some dishes are really good and remind me of what I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Polish, Eastern European, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 19:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?