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ROBERT Dec 29, 2001 10:38 AM

Anyone know where I might find some fresh kielbasa or pierogi. I'm in Vero Beach, but willing take a drive.

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    TampaPete Apr 4, 2013 04:54 AM

    This is a long drive, however, if call they may ship to you.
    Fresh made sausages, and if you go there, and speak Polish you will feel at home. The liquuor store next door is also owned by a Polish couple.

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    1. grampart Apr 3, 2013 03:45 PM

      I lived in Vero Beach for 27 years and, in all that time, the only place that had it fresh was Weiss Meats. I fear they are now closed. If you can find it, there was a Catholic Church in Ft. Pierce that used to have a sort of food festival maybe once a month or so. They got theirs from Weiss too, so if the festivals are still being held, perhaps you can track some down that way. Fresh kielbasa is almost a thing of the past these days.

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        Big Bad Voodoo Lou Apr 3, 2013 03:09 PM

        This is probably much farther than you want to drive, but Polonia Restaurant in Longwood, a northeastern suburb of Orlando, has the best Polish food I've ever had, including great kielbasa and incredible pierogi.
        http://www.polonia-restaurant.com/

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          Nancy Wharton Jan 3, 2002 02:32 PM

          Some of the best Kielbasa you'll get in this state is form Penn Dutch Meats off 95 in Hollywood. There is also a place on Hollywood Blvd. that makes homemade Pierogi - I've not tasted it!!

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            Scats Apr 3, 2013 12:08 PM

            The worst kielbasa I ever head. When ur from ny I guess nothing taste as good but this was horrible penn Dutch doesn't know kielbasa

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            Chuck Dec 30, 2001 11:47 PM

            There is a butcher here in Ormond Beach on Nova Road who makes both the smoked and fresh styles of Kielbasa. I have not tried either, but the fresh looked very, very good. I believe the name of the place is Miller's Meats.

            You would have to go to exit 88 on 1-95 and proceed east to Nova Road. Take a right on Nova and its a few miles down on the left side of the road - looks like a giant red barn. Incidently, I have had their Italian sausage and it is excellent.

            If you cannot find a place closer to you, it might be worth the drive. I had a restaurant in Pittsburgh (Fat Franks)and we had the smoked variety made for us. The smoking process is really very interesting. We served it with homemade caraway seeded kraut and Sabretts light brown mustard on a hoagie roll. It was great.

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              Monique Moya Dec 29, 2001 06:22 PM

              How far are you from Tampa? There is a GREAT german restaurant here but I'm not sure if its worth the drive...

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