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Feb 8, 2008 09:56 AM

Exchange St. Cafe, Pawtucket RI, Polish?

Has anyone been to the Exchange St. Cafe in Pawtucket? I heard its a Polish restaurant, but I can't seem to find much information about them on the net. (One review site says its French, so I am confused!)

I'd love to know of any other "sit-down" Polish, Ukrainian or Russian restaurants in Providence area... if they exist, they are probably just little hole-in-the-wall places that get advertized by word of mouth! nothing wrong with that, as long as the food is great! ;)

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  1. I've never been, so I can't recommend for or against, but the ProJo's round-up of ethnic restaurants in the Blackstone Valley does list it as a Polish restaurant:

    A quick Google search also turned up a mention of them serving pierogis at the A Taste of Pawtucket event.

    1. I saw a Projo listing list it as Polish with these hours:
      Exchange St. Café, 49 Exchange St. 722-5530. Mon-Fri 6:30 am-7 pm; Sat 6:30 am-4 pm.

      I'd also love to know about Polish/Ukranian/Russian restaurants - good call.

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      1. re: cajuntoast

        oh wow... if they open at 6:30am it must be like a diner type atmosphere? interesting... if i go, i'll write back here to say how it was...

        1. re: Triska3

          There's no table service -- it's a counter-service breakfast and lunch place. They're not exclusively Polish, but the owner is and makes a few good Polish dishes, notably a really nice Kale soup. The food is always good and the service excellent if what you're looking for is a quick, unpretentious bite.

          1. re: singingcynic

            Sounds interesting... i don't mind unpretentiousness... i just like to find a place to have homemade Polish food... (that isn't my own house! hehe)

      2. I LOVE Exchange St. Cafe - I'd recommend their pierogis and their stuffed cabbage! No frills but people are pleasant...and food is reasonably priced and delish!