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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Warszawa

1414 Lincoln Blvd. (Santa Monica Blvd.) Send to Phone
310-393-8831
Longstanding Polish favorite with a hearty and surprisingly varied menu.

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Warszawa Restaurant Review

: Polish cuisine has never been considered sexy. That, coupled with the fact that it's hardly considered healthy food, has put it at a distinct disadvantage in the L.A. market. Still, Warszawa has lasted longer than dozens of trendsetters. Originally housed next to Chez Panisse in Berkeley, Warszawa relocated south in 1979. A charming bungalow along bustling Lincoln Boulevard houses intimate rooms decorated with Polish poster art and features a warm patio. The restaurant serves traditional dishes like hot borscht with lemon, dill and cucumbers; Long Island duck liver pâté; and wine-cured herring with shredded apple and scallion sauce. Main courses are highlighted by roasted duck with delightfully crispy skin, and chicken or pork schnitzel. Pierogi are available stuffed with combinations like wild mushrooms with cabbage, braised beef with carrots, and chicken breast with sorrel sauce. For dessert, try the vanilla crêpes filled with lemon cheese. A few native beers and the Polish apéritif of honey wine are available.
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