Polonia Houston's Best and Only Polish Restaurant? Sounds Right.
Photo by Joanna O'Leary Potato Pancakes, Sour Cream, Apple Sauce
Polonia says it's the only restaurant in Houston serving authentic Polish food. Don't waste your time, however, on determining the relative veracity of this claim if you're in the mood for pierogi, stuffed cabbage, barszcz, bigos, etc. Theirs are amazing and your time is better spent eating than searching further.
Like many of Houston's best restaurants, Polonia possesses lackluster signage and a nondescript location. Its warm, almost kitschy interior adorned with provocative art and knicknacks is a delightful contrast, and once seated in the smallish dining space, flanked by an equally diminutive bar area, it's easy to stay
The facilitator for lingering at Polonia (which actually boasts swift service) is the delectable array of Polish comfort food classics such as over-sized potato pancakes, whose savory starch texture gets sweet and sour inflections from accompaniments of applesauce and sour cream, respectively.
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