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Old Warsaw Buffet

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4750 N Harlem Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706-4607
+1 708-867-4500
11:30 - 20:30
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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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137 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 was in the stuffing), potato pancakes, sausages, fried fish, etc. If you are a lover... More 

Thank TravelJewels45
Torremolinos, Spain
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130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 my wife likes. There was also a large variety of Polish dishes: Polish sausage, pierogis,... More 

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New York City, New York
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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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Algonquin, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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 

Thank kf7ez
Franklin, North Carolina
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 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!

Thank Maggie P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 

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 6 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 

Thank rcgelono
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Polish, European, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
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?