Kraków is the second largest city in Poland and one of the oldest in the country, along with being one of the oldest in Europe. The iconic old city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also one of the most visited places in Europe by tourists and only spending a few hours here will tell you why. The city is absolutely full of history on every corner, from the castles and cathedrals to the Renaissance courtyards and the cloth hall. Kraków was established in the 7th century and has seen just about every important event in European history and unfortunately having to rebuild and reinvent itself. Among all that reinvention is Kraków’s food culture. So, if you’re in the city and looking to sample its street food, here’s a list of the best street food markets in Kraków, Poland, that you should check out.
1. Dworek Street Food Park
The Dworek Street Food Park brings the hipster vibe and foodie trends to the Old City. Located near the trendy Puro Hotel, you’ll feel like you have taken a step outside the old city and into something modern and cool. There are many food options available, in a colorful setting with boardwalks and benches as well as tons of freshly brewed local beers. If you’re staying at the Puro Hotel, this is a must-visit place. They even have a playground for the kids.
Dworek Street Food Park
Address: Pawia 30, 31-154 Kraków, Poland
Opening hours: Fri - Wed: 11am - 10pm; Thu: 11am - 12am
2. Dajwór 21 Food Truck Park
Dajwór 21 Food Truck Park is a relatively new space in the area. People who own food trucks come here and sell what they got. Food trucks serving simple, delicious meals are found all over the world and now Krakow is coming up on the trend as well. Having shown up in 2017, the Dajwór 21 Food Truck Park replaced a bar that was located here. Keeping some of the former bar’s infrastructure like the outdoor seating as well as the outdoor heaters, Dajwór 21 Food Truck Park is a great place to hang out even during the colder months. The food trucks serve a range of cuisines, from classic Polish dishes to international favorites like Tex-Mex and even Brazilian barbecue.
Dajwór 21 Food Truck Park
Address: Dajwór 21, 31-052 Kraków, Poland
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 9pm; Fri - Sun: 12pm - 11pm
3. Hala Targowa Unitarg
Hala Targowa Unitarg is known by the locals as “Hala Targowa” and is the central market in the city. The market is full of everything and by everything, we mean that there is everything you can want to find, from freshly picked fruits and vegetables to antiques to religious icons and everything else in between. On Sunday afternoons, the market comes alive with hawkers selling their wares and even some live entertainment to watch. In the evenings, the market is where the food is and there are tons of great options for street food. There’s a famous sausage stand here selling sandwiches. It doesn’t have a name but the truck is blue. If you’re having trouble finding it, ask a local and they can point you in the right direction. It’s the perfect snack after having a few beers.
Hala Targowa Unitarg
Address: Grzegórzecka 3, 31-532 Kraków, Poland
Website: Hala Targowa Unitarg
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 6am - 10pm; Sun: 6am - 2:30pm
4. Plac Izzaka
Plac Izzaka is located in the heart of the old city and is the place to go experience the best of Krakow’s food culture. If you don’t know what you’re in the mood for, don’t fret, because there are so many choices here that you’ll be coming back to try something new. There is freshly brewed coffee if you’re a morning person, veggie burgers for vegetarians and Thai desserts for that sweet tooth, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg at Plac Izzaka.
Address: Róg ulicy Ciemnej i, Jakuba, 31-057 Kraków, Poland
Website: Plac Izzaka
Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)
5. Encek Food Truck Park
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What’s better than a picnic? How about a picnic where the food is fresh and warm and you have some great selection of what you want to eat! The Encek Food Truck Park is located by a large park, so you can grab a bite and relax on the grass while you hang out with some friends (or solo) and eat. The Chill out Cafe serves some of the best coffee, sandwiches, and snacks, while the food truck like “Elo Kebab” serve up the iconic meat on a spit known throughout the world. Finish off your meal with some tasty ice-cream or maybe some fresh Belgian-style fries on the side.
Encek Food Truck Park
Address: al. Jana Pawła II 232, Kraków, Poland
Website: Encek Food Truck Park
Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)
6. Judah Square Food Truck Park
Named after the large mural that overlooks the square in the park, Judah Square Food Truck Park is a smaller food truck park, but it is quickly making a name for itself among the foodies of Krakow. There is not a lot of seating around here, so most people usually come and go pretty quickly. Check out Andrus Food Truck serving maczanka, a traditional Krakovian pulled pork sandwich.
Judah Square Food Truck Park
Address: Świętego Wawrzyńca 16, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
Website: Judah Square Food Truck Park
Opening hours: Mon- Fri: 12pm - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 1am
Enjoy the street food in Kraków
There’s no doubt that some of the best street food in Kraków is found in its ever-expanding food trucks. Serving everything from international delights to local specialties, there’s always something delicious for you to have, so why not try them all.
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