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Szalas Restaurant - CLOSED

5214 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632-4702
+1 773-582-0300
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
17 Dec 2013
“Can't write a review, restaurant was closed.”
10 Oct 2013
“Food for the soul”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Polish, European
5214 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632-4702
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

After reading the wonderful reviews we decided that this was the place to try a different Polish restaurant. How disappointed we were when we approached and found the building closed and forlorn. What happened. Are they only open on the weekends? Sorry we wasn't able...More

7  Thank Angie G
Reviewed October 10, 2013

I recently attended a diamond wedding celebration in this unpretentious Polish Highlanders restaurant. The ambience was welcoming and relaxing. The food was simply wonderful. The customer service was exceptional. A meal fit for kings and queens was presented, and the choice was sufficient to make...More

Thank Oboab
Reviewed October 1, 2013

We were celebrating the 60th wedding anniversary of my pen friend and they had chosen this restaurant. You cannot just walk in, you have to ring the door bell. The staff then welcome you in and sit you down at a table. There were appetisers...More

1  Thank LindaKilmarnock
Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is a bright place in a dingy neighborhood. On a cold winter day went in and felt warm and cozy. There was a highlander band playing mountain music. The waitstaff was cordial and sat us at a sleigh which doubled as a booth.Very crowded...More

Thank 206JS
Reviewed September 29, 2013

My bf's family & I were staying the night near Midway & Being that his mom is 2nd generation Polish (& being that Chicago has a pretty large Polish population) I really wanted to take her to a good Polish restaurant... Boy, did we have...More

Thank PghRomi
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Stayed just up Archer on a recent Chicago visit. The Hotel staff told us this was the place to go for home cooked Polish food and they were right on. We committed a small faux paw by entering after pulling the bell once and not...More

Thank KAG102013
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Great restaurant. Love the Polish plate with Stuffed cabbage, peirogis and kielbasa among other items. Staff all speaks Polish and sign are bilingual. Ambience is nice and plenty of choices on the menu. Definitely a cultural experience. Really enjoyed the visit.

Thank Bolduc21
Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Recommend to all to taste a touch of Europe! Great food, great service! Affordable pricing.Close to Midway Airport. Dancing on Saturday and Sunday. Different age groups are invited on Saturday to dance to different type of live music. Sunday one can dance to discotheque music.

Thank Dziunka5
Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you are staying in the Midway area and sick of the same old, same old restaurant experience, you might want to give Szalas a try. You dont have to be into polish food to appreciate whats on offer there. They do have traditional Polish...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed November 25, 2012 via mobile

I concur with other reviews. We went here wanting something different for lunch while waiting for our flight out of Midway. The decor makes for great ambiance with Sleigh-like booths, water wheel, door bell, if more is needed, signs written in Polish and staff/custumer speaking...More

Thank John F
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  • Address: 5214 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Southwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-582-0300
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