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Polish market in DC-Baltimore area?

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Big Tony Aug 31, 2012 06:47 AM

Does anyone know of a good polish market/deli in the area? I'm looking for some good kielbasa and pierogis, but not the generic, industrial Mrs. T's kind of stuff. Right now, my two sources are in Brooklyn and NE Pennsylvania.

Appreciate any leads.

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    jimg28 RE: Big Tony Aug 31, 2012 07:25 AM

    In Baltimore there are three all within walking distance of each other. About a year ago we visited all three and bought some Keilbasa from each and Krakus was our favorite. The Ostrowskis are different from each other. I dont remember if any had perogies Krakus had a little market the other two were pretty much just the sausages if I remember correctly.

    Krakus Deli http://www.krakusdelibaltimore.com/
    1737 Fleet Street Baltimore, MD 21231

    Ostrowski of Bank Street http://ostrowskiofbankstreetsausage.com
    1801 Bank Street Baltimore, MD 21231

    Ostrowski Famous Polish Sausage
    524 S Washington St, Baltimore, MD 21283

    Have also been to the Kielbasa Factory in Rockville
    1073 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD 20852
    http://www.kielbasafactory.com/
    They had a selection of various items and I know they had frozen perogies.

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      DanielK RE: jimg28 Aug 31, 2012 07:41 AM

      Second for Kielbasa Factory in Rockville. A pretty good selection of Polish and other Eastern European groceries (many imported), a wide selection of fresh and smoked sausages, and a fridge/freezer full of locally prepared specialties. They do occasionally have fresh pierogies, but they are usually frozen, though made locally.

      Excellent kielbasa.

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        Mer_Made RE: DanielK Aug 31, 2012 09:16 AM

        Third for the Kielbasa Factory. I've had the fresh pierogies and they were very good.

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          monkeyrotica RE: Mer_Made Sep 4, 2012 09:12 AM

          Fourth Kielbasa Factory. It's a Polish Disneyland of kielbasa.

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          Terrie H. RE: DanielK Aug 31, 2012 01:12 PM

          I love their pierogies and kielbasas, as well. The have a kielbasa heavily flavored with black pepper that is wonderful.

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          kukubura RE: jimg28 Aug 31, 2012 01:26 PM

          Krakus is great. It's also close to Sophia's. Here's an article about a few Bmore area options: http://www.urbanitebaltimore.com/balt...

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          jimg28 RE: Big Tony Aug 31, 2012 07:29 AM

          I forgot this one in Baltimore. I have not been there yet though.

          My Polish Food Market
          6208 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD 21224

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            Vidute RE: Big Tony Sep 3, 2012 05:10 PM

            Sophia's in Fells Point has a nice variety of sausages, including kielbasa, and pierogis.

            http://www.sophiaspolishdeli.com/

            The Baltimore area has more Russian markets than Polish; however, these markets also have kielbasa and homemade pierogis.

            Euro Deli Super Store
            10520 Reisterstown Rd.
            Owings Mills, MD 21117
            Phone: 410-654-8660

            International Food Market
            6970 Reisterstown Rd.
            Baltimore, MD
            Phone: 410-358-4757

            Stolichny
            6862 Reisterstown Rd.
            Baltimore, MD 21215
            Phone: 410-358-1981

            I shop all of the above and have always been satisfied with the quality and taste of both the deli and store-prepared foods.

            Regarding Ostrowski's, I prefer the Washington St. store. They have fresh, smoked and dried sausages.

            Just an FYI, the two Ostrowski's stores are separate entities. Different recipes at each store.

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              Hal Laurent RE: Vidute Sep 3, 2012 06:50 PM

              Sophia's (in Broadway Market) is great!

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                JonParker RE: Hal Laurent Sep 3, 2012 07:45 PM

                Third for Sophia's. I love that place.

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                  hon RE: JonParker Sep 4, 2012 12:59 PM

                  4th for Sophias! Good Stuff!

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