Morskie Oko

Morskie Oko
+48 12 431 24 23
Morskie Oko
Plac Szczepański 8

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Editor's review

Cracovians love Zakopane, the ski resort in the Tatra mountains, but if they can't make it there for the weekend, can often be found in this restaurant, tucking into healthy proportions of Polish fare, and listening to live "mountain folk" music, an invigorating mixture that will put you in truly thigh-slapping "Sound of Music" mode. Don't be put off by the small-looking entrance - downstairs is a cavernous cellar fitted out with rustic wooden tables and a miniature waterfall that will keep the children amused for minutes. A goodie.

Editor & Krakow Local


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Christine Szolcsanyi

Haben das Restaurant auf Empfehlung besucht und wurden nicht enttäuscht. Köstliches Essen und freundliche Bedienung

Reply Dec 22nd, 2019
Dale & Jennifer

We visited Krakow 2 years ago. Tried Polish food here for the first time on our first night and came back every night after until we left.

We will be visiting again in the Summer and we hope to return to this restaurant. We are verry happy to find that it remains open as our memories of the food are very very special

Reply May 15th, 2018

Jedyna taka góralska restauracja pod Wawelem, z dobrą kuchnią regionalną i wyjątkową atmosferą.

Reply Apr 12th, 2018

Dined at the restaurant on 10th May to celebrate our friends birthday . Food, service and drinks were excellent, staff went out of their way to make it a memorable occasion, the folk group sand sto lat and the chilled lemon vodka was delicious!!!

Reply May 23rd, 2017

super jadło

Reply Jan 20th, 2015
Alan Aplin
United Kingdom

I've been there 4 or 5 times now and it doesn't disappoint. Plenty of atmosphere and some really nice food. Staff are well togged up in Polish costume to add to the ambience.

Reply Dec 29th, 2013
Marie Magiera
United Kingdom

Cannot sum up how great this place is. The atmosphere, the food, the portion size and the price all spot on! Will be back soon!

Reply Apr 13th, 2012
United Kingdom

been there twice fantastic going to krakow in febuary my first night will be in there great food great atmosphere cant wait this is real polish

Reply Feb 6th, 2012

Delicious and plenty of food per portion. Taste of food harmonizes with Central European tastes, can't be disappointed if you come from this region. Polite and quick service for reasonable price. The only critic is that additional order was missed.

Reply Jul 17th, 2011
United Kingdom

Can be hard to find. It's on the square on Plac Szczepanski (not the Polish restaurant next to Scandale Royal), small fronted with some tables outside but ask to be seated downstairs for a traditional Polish feel. All food excellent, we had soup and stew for starters with a platter of mixed meats for 2 excellent value at 56 zloty. Total of just over 400 zloty for 4 but half of that was for 4 bottles of very good Georgian (Tiblisi Red) wine. Would visit again and recommend to anyone

Reply May 16th, 2011
Sigmund Messel

Tasty food to reasonable prices, professional staff and "mountain atmosphere" with live music are the reasons why i return with travel groups to Morskie Oko again and again. and

Reply Mar 25th, 2011

very nice place and lovely food

Reply Aug 7th, 2010
Nicola Wilkins
United Kingdom

Brought my teenagers here to give them a 'taste' of Poland. Dancing was cancelled due to death of Polish president but the atmosphere was still great. Polish businessmen playing a board game on next table! Polish fare was good, staff very helpful, but meat disappointing - still, the quality of the food was not the reason I chose this restaurant so for general atmosphere and fun, this is great!

Reply Apr 22nd, 2010
United Kingdom

Superb all round. Authentic, attentive and very reasonably priced. defo on the list to visit next time

Reply Dec 7th, 2009
United Kingdom

Nice place to eat and live Polish folk music to entertain. So what if the service is a bit slow with the food, the drinks were served quickly and who's in a rush?

Reply Mar 30th, 2009
United Kingdom

What a find! Such a sweet place. Traditional dancing on Mondays and Sundays, wooden floor, walls and tables, waterfall and great service. Wine is really good here and reasonable. Sauces a bit lame, but the steak was great. Recommended as a great early evening place to eat or drink

Reply Dec 27th, 2008

one of the best pierogi in town:) and definitely worth waiting for!

Reply Apr 9th, 2008

My only complaint about this place seems to resonate with the reviews below - really slow service. We ordered our food and it was a good half hour before it came - even the beer took like 10 minutes - and the place was not that full. Otherwise, the food is quite good and the prices are very reasonable, just a little more than milk bar prices. If come here, order a starter, since you'll be waiting for your main anyway!

Reply Oct 25th, 2007

these reviews are old - i go here at least 1x week and like it. only once was my food so-so, partly bc i had to wait for it for over 1 hr and the local was'nt busy. i meet my friend here for coffee its pleasant sweet kiss bby!

Reply Oct 24th, 2007
Jan Zielinski
United Kingdom

This was the first Restaurant we visited in Krakow and we found it fairly disappointing. Service was slow hit & miss; my bigos, a Polish staple, was watery & tasteless, but Lynne's Placki was good. We found the restaurant lacking in atmosphere but it was very quiet when we visited (well apart from the loud Americans on the next table.....)

Very reasonably priced, though, about £18.00 for three.

Reply Oct 29th, 2006

Nice place and good quality food...really cheap too! A nice ambient where spend a dinner in a caracteristic polish atmosphere.Service should speak english more...with tourists i mean :)

Reply Jan 4th, 2005
Piotr Nalepka

Nie trzeba jechac do Zakopanego, aby poczuc sie, jak w stolicy Tatr, bedac w restauracji "Morskie Oko". Najlepiej przejsc tu pod wieczor, gdy przygrywa, oczywiscie na zywo kapela goralska. A wtedy chce sie nie tylko jesc, ale i spiewac, nie mowiac juz o piciu...Zyc nie umierac!

Reply Aug 29th, 2003
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