Eating out in Wroclaw is simple thanks to the big number of dining spots. One of the most beautiful cities in Poland, Wrocław offers you lots of places with traditional Polish food.
I lived in Wrocław for almost a year and I’ve prepared a list of places that shows where to eat delicious and authentic Polish food.
The meals are cheap, portions big and you’re sure the ladies in these kitchens cook like that at their homes!Meat eaters, vegans, and vegetarians will find something for themselves.
The best pierogi in Wroclaw
1.Bar Pierożek – ul. Księcia Józefa Poniatowskiego 3
Open: Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm, Sat: 10am-4pm
All Poles love pierogi but not all want to make them! Hence, the locals fell in love with this authentic Polish pierogi place. Bar Pierożek serves 10 different types of Polish pierogies, as well as local specials such Silesian potato dumplings kluski śląskie and rice- stuffed cabbage in tomato sauce Gołąbki z ryżem.
2. PieRogi Vegan – Pasaż Zielinskiego l.24.1
They are just awesome offering a wide range of not so obvious tastes!
Some of the pierogi fillings are:
- Traditional (white beans, potatoes, onions, herbs) 19 PLN = $5.41 = 4.53€
- Rustic (mushrooms, tofu, sunflower, dried tomatoes, spices) 22 PLN = $6.26 = 5.25€
- Forest (sauerkraut, mushrooms, species) 19 PLN
- Garden (spinach, baked broccoli, bulgur, pumpkin seeds, onions, spices) 22 PLN
You get their pierogi in 3 different portions:
small (4 pcs) 10 PLN = $2.85 = 2.39€ medium (5pcs) 12 PLN = $3.42 = 2.86€ large (6pcs) 14 PLN = $3.99 = 3.34€
3. Pierogowo.pl – ul. Litewska 2a
Open: Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm, Sat: 11am-4pm
They offer the traditional potato & cheese pierogi (pierogi ruskie), pierogi with meat (z mięsem), with spinach and feta cheese (ze szpinakiem), and sweet pierogi with cottage cheese (z serem). But the ones I liked best are the potato dumplings with plums (knedle ze śliwkami). In Pierogowo.pl, you can also eat some sweet and sour crepes.
4. Pierogarnia Stary Młyn – Rynek 26
Open: Mon-Sun: 11am-11pm
Loaded with tourists! Located just next to the market square Pierogarnia Stary Młyn is popular among tourists willing to eat Polish food. Owing to the location they’re always busy. Their prices are quite high but they offer a large number of pierogi types with lots of non- standard fillings such as gingerbread, bananas, beef & cranberries. They sell their pierogi baked (served in a set of 3 or 5 pieces) and boiled (served in a set of 5 or 9 pieces). Big portion (9 pcs.) costs ca. 21 PLN = $5.89 = 5.01€
<V> 7 different types of vegetarian baked pierogi and 5 different types of boiled vegetarian pierogi.
The best traditional Polish food in Wrocław:
Milk bars are simply canteens with cheap and authentic Polish food.
They’re popular all over Poland but you simply need to know which milk bar to choose. Wrocław, like other Polish cities, offers many restaurants of this type. But the best are these:
- Bar Jacek i Agatka – pl. Nowy Targ 27
Open: Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm, Sat: 9am-5pm
Its name brings up a popular Polish good-night story from 1960’s. This place outlived 3 generations of Wrocław customers and everyone finds something delicious on their long menu list. You should try the delicious round dumplings with meat pyzy z mięsem, baked beans soup fasolka po bretońsku, sauerkraut-and-meat stew bigos or beef tripe a la polonaise flaki (these two are perfect for the hangover).
- Bar Mały – ul. Kołłątaja 27/28, Wrocław
Mon-Fri: 10am-7.30pm, Sat: 10am-7.30pm
Located very close to the main train and bus station is often visited by hungry travelers. Though students, families with children and local neighbors eat here too.
They are famous for their lunch sets (soup, second course, stewed fruitkompot)
- Jadłodajnia Grochowianka – ul. Grochowa 17, Wrocław
Open: Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm, Sat: 10am–4pm
It’s the essence of a Polish milk bar! The bar’s neighbors eat here daily, and the milk bar itself is locally popular for it’s traditional and seasonal fruit pierogi.