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Cafe Polonia

611 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127-3509
+1 617-269-0110
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stuffed cabbage” (29 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (39 reviews)
“pierogi” (14 reviews)
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Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
611 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127-3509
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walking into Cafe Polonia, I felt like I was entering my Babci’s house. The smells were heavenly. The interior is small, but cozy. I loved the bench type tables, very quaint. We enjoyed the Polish Platter, especially the pierogis. The Chocolate Babka was amazing. We...More

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I was early for a meeting nearby so dropped in for an early dinner... and it was heavenly! A delicious Polish meal cooked to perfection that quickly reminded me I can travel the world - via food - while in Boston... One of my favorite...More

Thank AlohaMonterey
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I finally cashed in my Christmas present. Being of Polish descent, I was curious about the cooking and I wasn’t at all disappointed! The stuffed cabbage was freshly made, kielbasa was delicious as was the accompanying sauerkraut. We both enjoyed our soups. I had the...More

Thank GailGermany
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

So there are tons of highly recommended places to eat in Boston but I am so glad we found this gem. I came across it on the Diners, Drive In and Dives website. It was nice to try something different. Authentic polish food and totally...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner early on a Saturday evening. The meat pirogies were delicious and would go back just for these. The potato pancakes were excellent, not heavy,and the goulash was good too..The meal was served with fresh, light rye bread. The chocolate cake...More

Thank jamaplus
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I tried to wimp out with a pork chop with mushroom sauce but I ended up wishing I had gotten the meat pirogies or the potato pancake with goulash. They have awesome Polish beers and there's a good Polish store across the street. We are...More

Thank eja117
Reviewed 7 January 2018

In looking for Eastern European restaurants in the Boston area, we happened upon this one and were charmed by it. It is located in an area with several Polish establishments. It is informal (no white tablecloths!), very small, and quite cozy. The decor is authentic,...More

Thank marianc95
Reviewed 6 January 2018

My son and I happened on this hidden gem and our great fortune we did. This intimate and cozy restaurant was filled with character, the service great and the menu and food authentic and delicious

Thank Padi A
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A nice change from having a sandwich for lunch. Ordered the stuffed cabbage, breaded chicken and of course pierogi. Stuffed cabbage was my favorite of the three but felt the cabbage could have been softer. Breaded chicken was ok. Just not what I expected. Thought...More

Thank Aventuriste
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My husband and I ate at café Polonia and it was great. The food was delicious, it was authentic polish cuisine. My husband is Polish and we make and eat this type of food regularly and it tasted just like it should. The only issue...More

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31 July 2015|
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Response from Reginaldo B | Reviewed this property |
Its a street parking. No idea when they close. I recommend to make a reservation since is a very small place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighbourhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-269-0110
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