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Red Apple Restaurant

€€ - €€€Polish, European,
3121 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-6629
+1 773-588-5781
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato pancakes” (14 reviews)
“schnitzel” (8 reviews)
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Polish, European, Central European, Eastern European
€€ - €€€
3121 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-6629
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you come here make sure you are hungry. This is a fairly good sized restaurant but I'm sure is constantly busy. The food was fantastic, the variety of Polish and American food is definitely satisfying. There are several salads, meats and desserts to choose...More

Thank Maryann W
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We have been going to this Polish buffet since our college days back in the 90s. A wide array of delicious Polish delicacies presented beautifully and in abundance makes Red Apple a must stop every time we visit the Windy City.(tip: they are cash only...More

Thank caffienequeen
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Really GOOD food. I was there for Saturday dinner, and I was very very impressed. The food is good quality, fresh, and the service was excellent.

Thank Antarzmama
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 8.15pm for dinner. We were greeting with, "hello, are you here for dinner? We close at 9." Okay, no big deal...not the best way to welcome a customer but whatever. We sat down, got our drinks, and then went through the buffet....More

Thank Marie N
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Coming from KC on a spring break trip with the family, I found this place and we went for lunch. My wife (Polish) actually felt that it was an emotional experience reminding her of her relatives. Spoiler alert...I ate more than she did. I love...More

Thank brada965
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I have a new favorite place in the neighborhood. All kinds of European treats are part of the buffet. Love the Schnitzl and the sausage! Also offers a great variety of deserts. $20, with a Diet Coke. Great way to kill time while doing laundry...More

Thank GermanDave
Reviewed 5 December 2017

My wife and I have dined at the Red Apple quite a number of times over the years. This last visit was the best yet. The presentation at the buffet tables was great. Small batches to ensure freshness. We observed the manager on several occasions...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I had an early dinner at the Red Apple. My wife loved the food choices and tastes.....she's Polish and this was perfect for her. She want's to go back soon. She has already invited our daughter and her family to go there...More

Thank Ron W
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
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8 May 2016|
Response from WorldDiner2000 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Polish, European, Central European, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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