Tuesday, July 5, 2011

3 Best Places to Eat in Irondequoit, NY (Part 2 of 3)

Polska Chata: Do you like pierogies? I goddamn love pierogies and the homemade Polish ones made at this cozy restaurant are amazing!

They are served boiled with a choice of butter and onions (my dad's favorite), marinara sauce (if you like your pierogies to masquerade as ravioli), or garlic/spinach sauce (amazing, homemade and tastes almost like alfredo sauce). You can get the sauce over the pierogies or on the side, and of course I prefer my sauce on the side because I love dipping.

For drinks they serve a ton of Polish beers, just ask for a list! Another favorite of mine from this place is the potato pancakes served with applesauce or sour cream. Like everything else served here, they're homemade and cooked to perfection. I like how they aren't too oniony...this is a big deal to me and difficult to pull off, so this Okapi says well done!

The lady who works during the week is amazing! Since this is a deli and restaurant, she is always running around since she's often the only one working. She is super friendly and is the person who makes most of the homemade delicacies that they serve. The ambiance is casual and makes you feel that you're in a different world. The restaurant is on the second floor of a converted house and is decorated in all Polish decor. On Fridays they have a fish fry and often live music.

The menu prices are between $8-$15 and many items are offered as sides like a single potato pancake for $3. Often in the free newspapers there's a buy 1 get 1 free pierogi lunch special and a buy 2 get 1 free frozen pierogi coupon, so keep your eye out!  You can get frozen pierogies to take home for $8-$9 per bag and everything else they serve is available for purchase in the deli as well. I know it seems pricey, but these aren't a processed side dish, they are truly a Polish culinary delight.

1 comment:

  1. I love this place. It can be a bit cramped if its really busy but the food is awesome!!