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Polish Village Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
+1 313-874-5726
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hartland, Michigan
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why was the kapusta/sauerkraut orange? Mushroom soup was a bowl of grocery store white mushrooms with a splash of chicken broth, a few carrots, and maybe some milk. Seriously? Whole meal was really marginal and the service was terrible. Used to be awesome but I think they're just riding on their previous reputation now.

Thank MarciaPete
Trinity, Florida
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a Sunday for lunch. You know you're in the right place when there's a line waiting for the restaurant to open. We were not disappointed. The decor is maybe basement speakeasy from the day. Our waitress was helpful, polite and a pleasure. We ordered a variety of dinners, we were all happy with the exception of... More 

Thank Lesnpaulette
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is typically a dinner stop for me but stopped in yesterday for a light lunch with friends. The dill soup is a must have.

Thank susan S
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I'm from Windsor Canada but visit Detroit/Hamtramck regularilly. I cannot recall when I've had a poor meal here in over 30 years. I brought a third generation Polish-Canadian here for his first visit and he had tears coming from his eyes as he told me it was exactly as his 'Bubbi' made it. A dear friend, a second generation Ukrainian,... More 

Thank no1norm
Hamtramck, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food is homemade. Very tasty and seasoned to your liking. Recommend the restaurant for people who used to live in Hamtramck and of course people that want to experience the polish food.

Thank jenjade1
Warren, Michigan
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have visited this restaurant with friends quite a few times, and have always been impressed with the food! I usually get the garlic chicken or city chicken with the mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, and dill pickle soup. The soup has a great flavor and is always served nice and hot. The potato pancakes are excellent and served hot as well.... More 

Thank Sherri B
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The waitress was very rude, snappy answers, no smiles and slow. The coffee was very good. Utensils were dirty, the overall restaurant was dirty and cold. We sat under the vent that "Filthy Place-overrated" commented about. The vent was still caked with yuk. Except for my pork chops the food was cold. The green beans were worn out and obviously... More 

Thank Michael V
Warren, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Three of us went there for the first time yesterday for lunch. We had to wait about 15 minutes for a table, which was expected because we had been warned in advance by other businesses in the area that it would probably be crowded because it's a very popular place to eat. You have to walk down about 6 steps... More 

Thank Kimm S
Columbia, South Carolina
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Polish Village Cafe is Eastern European comfort food at it's best. We had excellent soups (Kielbasa and a chicken noodle good enough to make you want to be sick in bed 😁), the cabbage rolls and beef rolls (aka rouladen) were outstanding. Potato pancakes reminded us of the ones my Mom used to make (ask for a side of apple... More 

Thank XEagleDriver
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

You are basically eating in the basement of an old house-and its filthy! the vents right near your table is caked with a thick layer of dust! The wait staff yell out to you like your cattle hustling you in to wait in line staring right at the dining guests! The polish food is average-when you upgrade the potatoes to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Hamtramck
  • Phone Number: +1 313-874-5726
Polish Village Cafe is located at 2990 Yemans in Hamtramck, MI. Located in the basement of an old rathskeller. Dine in. Hang at the bar. Host your party. Catering. Parties over 8 call to reserve a spot.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?