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Polonus European Deli

176 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3736
+1 978-740-3203
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“kielbasa” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“rye bread” (2 reviews)
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Polish, European, Eastern European, Deli
176 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3736
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This was a surprised find....and everyone was speaking Polish, but I should not be surprised because there used to be a vibrant and proud Polish community not too far away, ¼ mile to the east between Essex and Derby Streets, where the Polish Legion still...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch and had an absolute feast. Had the half pierogis and kielbasa, grabbed a bottle of brined pickles off the shelf, and great conversation with Alyssia; she doesn’t work there but serves patrons, recommends dishes, and is absolutely hilarious. A definite place to...More

Thank chrismH6426XS
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious pierogis and an alarmingly large and tasty kielbasa! Small and unique deli offerings. Will return!

Thank Jmorvidelli
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A small deli shop with not a huhe stock however I was particularly in sausages made by the Amish community

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The fried kielbasa with sour Krout was awesome! We stopped before our tour to get a quick bite and were pleasantly surprised to get the best kielbasa I've ever had. It was definitely authentic polish food and I wish I had had time to get...More

Thank Nathanael R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had lunch here on our every-other-year pilgrimage to New England. I reviewed the store before but hadn't had any prepared sandwiches. My companion had kielbasa, I had liverwurst on rye. The roll was excellent, the kielbasa was huge and super delicious (I had him...More

Thank CovingtonCat
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Ate a sandwich here. Don't usually eat sandwiches anymore, but I had to try the kielbasa. What a treat! The meat was fresh and delicious and the seasonings added just enough zest.

Thank Pjzz
Reviewed 31 October 2016

and the service is stellar. The ladies in there are funny and charming. The kielbasa is absolutely delicious and I would drive down there again just to get some. The pierogis are yummy and very filling.

Thank arewehavingfunyet4
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped in here looking for some hot coffee and we got just that! The ladies helping behind the counter were great! Neat European food that you cant get anywhere else too! Totally stop in here!!

Thank renfairemama123
Reviewed 13 October 2016

this place is just so delicious. I had a kelbasi sandwich and it was to die for. My husband who doesn't eat it ate my other half because it was so good. The ladies are so wonderful and kind. The food is Devine and you...More

Thank Lisa M
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Response from KennethDykeGlover | Reviewed this property |
I checked today. Yes they have them now for Easter.
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3736
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-3203
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