Warsaw - Post Report Question and Answers

What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?

UberEats and Wolt were easily available. Be warned that most UberEats delivery folks don't speak English. Try Georgian food. You can find it all over and it's very good. - Oct 2021

Uber eats was amazing. Cheap and no delivery fees :) So much good food here! They have pretty much everything you could want except Mexican (we only found 2 good places) - Jan 2021

Restaurants, coffee shops, food festivals and stalls (both one-off and more permanent/established), breakfast markets, and food halls are all widely available in Warsaw. Food delivery apps like UberEats and Pyszne are also very popular and reliable. There is a wide range of restaurants available, including Italian, Japanese, Thai, American, Spanish, but also other types that are not commonly found in Canada like Georgian, Uzbek, and (of course) Polish. - Sep 2019

Many places that deliver, most types of food available. Affordable to order out/eat out. Pizza, Indian, Lebanese, local food... we really miss it! - May 2018

Many expats use Room Service which is a restaurant delivery service aggregator. Pizza, burgers, Indian, Mexican, and of course, Polish cuisine is all readily available. - Apr 2018

Mr. India, Blue Cactus and a few others, we don't really have a favorite. Pizza is not the best if you like the taste of tomato sauce on your pizza, but Pizza 360 in Nowy Wilanow is really good. - Dec 2016

McDonalds, Burger King, KFC, Subway, etc. Lots of good Polish and generic "Continental" European restaurants. Really good ethnic restaurants are a little harder to find, but we have had very good Indian and Thai food. Also sushi is a Warsaw thing. Much cheaper than Washington, DC. We eat out a lot :) - Mar 2016

Several American chains (McDonald's, Starbucks, Domino's, Pizza Hut, a KFC for every corner) with more coming soon (Taco Bell, Dunkin' Donuts, Dairy Queen). Lots of good restaurants, mostly European cuisines but decent Thai and Vietnamese food can be found. Zapiecek for more kinds of pierogi than you know what to do with. Several high-end options (Nolita, Senses, Atelier Amaro and others) offer innovative menus at a fraction of what you would pay in DC or other European cities. - Sep 2015

You have the full range of restaurants here and the variety improves weekly. Most expats will tell you that you can get any kind of food you want here, which is true. Polish food is great though you won't lose any weight eating it! Portion sizes are generally huge. I often joke that I can get any kind of food here except good Mexican food. Pol-Mex just doesn't cut it no matter how hard some of the Mexican restaurants try. There is a growing number of great Asian restaurants, especially Thai, and the quality is surprisingly very good. Hamburger bars are all the rage these days, and it seems you can't swing a dead cat and not hit a burger joint of one kind or another. When it comes to fast food, you have it all here. Poles adore their KFC so you see them everywhere, and McDonald's has around 350 restaurants in Poland with new locations being added every week. I'm not sure if that's a good thing for the Polish diet but I can say that when it comes to McDonald's here they're the cleanest, brightest and liveliest McDonald's you'll ever see. Burger King, Pizza Hut, Domino's - they're all here. Not so sure if that's good for the overall state of Polish nutrition but it is what it is. As mentioned previously, prices are about half of what you'd pay in the US and Western Europe, in general, and it gets cheaper the further you get from the big city. - Nov 2014

There's a lot here if you need it. Cost is the same maybe slightly less than the US. No Taco Bell or Wendy's but KFC, McD's, BK. - Feb 2012

Lots of pretty cheap food around, including a lot of international fast foods if that's what you want. Lunches: 20-35 zloty near the center for a sit down meal. 10-15 for a sandwich. Dinners: wide range of options. - Nov 2011

Most a little expensive. - Aug 2011

Pretty much the same as in the US: KFC, McD, TGIF, etc. They tend to have kebab shops all over, as well. Cost is about the same, roughly. Warsaw is an expensive city. The Polish Zloty is roughly 2.5-3 to 1 to the dollar but you will not know it with some prices on products. But sometimes you will find awesome deals on stuff which should be priced much higher. - Aug 2011

Plenty and for a decent price. - Mar 2011

Same fast food restaurants we have in the USA. - Jan 2011

All kinds of food are available here - this was one of my biggest surprises. McDonald's and similar are plentiful. Everything else is here - excellent fusion/international/Polish cuisine, Asian (Indian, Thai, etc.) is available, although some leave more to be desired. Costs are quite reasonable - about 200zl for a nice meal for two with a glass of wine in a nice restaurant. - Dec 2010

McDonald's and KFC are hugely popular with Poles. If you're craving American or Mexican food, there's Hard Rock Cafe downtown. Otherwise, there are lots of good restaurants - Polish, Asian, Italian. - Feb 2010

All your major chains (Burger King, McDonald's, KFC, Sbarros, Subway) are available here. Poland has excellent ethnic food (the Chinese and Vietnamese are the unfortunate exceptions). However, Polish food remains king and rightly so. Depending on what you are in the mood for, you can eat anywhere from a couple of bucks to a couple of hundred. A normal lunch will run you between 5-20 dollars. There are several pizza places that deliver, and there is also a room-service delivery service that will deliver food from your favorite restaurants. - Aug 2009

McDonalds is the main fast food restaurant, followed by KFC. There is one BK in Warsaw and another on the outskirts of the city. - Jun 2008

You want it, you got it! Burger King, McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Pizza Hut (and the better Polish version, Dominium), TGI Fridays, Hard Rock etc. Every kind of ethnic cuisine is available here and most of it is very good (surprisingly the Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine, despite the large number of Vietnamese and Chinese, isn't that good). Mexican food can be hit or miss at times (Unfortunately Taco Bell closed here several years ago). By far the best food in town is Polish food. I came here thinking I was going to lose weight...WRONG!!! Great coffee shops can be found on every corner. Starbucks is supposed to open up here this year, but quite honestly, WHY? - Apr 2008

KFC, Pizza Hut, McDonalds and food courts at the mall. Hard Rock has the only good burger. There are alot of good Italian restaurants. Polish food is good but heavy. - Feb 2008


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