Szalas Restaurant
5214 S. Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60632 USA

Telephone. 773-582-0300

Fax. 773-582-0049
Email. szalas@sbcglobal.net
Website. szalasrestaurant.com

Cuisine: Traditional Polish with contemporary accent
Hours:
from 11am -11pm
On Friday, Saturday & Sunday bar open till 2am
 
Strong ties to traditional ethnic culture is a hallmark of the Polish Highlanders and is well shown in the newly opened restaurant called SZALAS - Chalet.
A spacious and stunning interior, designed according to custom, reflects the spirit and emotions of Poland's Podhale region.
SZALAS is like an ethnic museum showcasing excellent food with the objects, artifacts and antiques used every day in the homes of the proud Highlanders.

Get up close and see an original horse carriage, winter sleighs and samples of flora & fauna of the beautiful Polish mountains.

 

Szalas is an excellent place for wedding receptions, Christmas parties, private events, funeral luncheons.
The main restaurant can accommodate up to 80 guests.
The banquet hall with the large dance floor can accommodate up to 120 guests.
A small dinning area adjacent to the bar can serve 30 - 40 guests.
A private dinning space for several people is located on the balcony.
Special menus to accommodate your special event
Live or recorded music available for entertainment.

 

Menu
 

APPETIZERS

herring in cream sauce or oil
$ 6.50

* * *
cold cuts
serves up to 4 persons
variety of premium cold cuts
with fresh polish rye bread
$ 9.95

* * *
"Frute de mare" coctail
crab meat, shrimp, vegetables
$ 10.75

* * *
smoked salmon tartar
$ 11.25

* * *
SALADS

highlanders salad with sheep cheese
green leaf lettuce with red
and green peppers, tomatoes,
green and black olives,
topped with sheep cheese
$ 9.99

* * *
chicken cesar salad
(served with fresh garlic sauce)
$ 9.95

* * *

SOUPS

chicken noodle
$ 2.50

* * *
sauerkraut soup
$ 5.50

* * *
white borsch
served with fresh polish sausage,
bacon, hard boiled egg and potatoes
$ 4.95

* * *
red borsch
with meat roll or tortellini
$ 4.95

* * *
tripe soup
$ 5.50

* * *
soup of the day
$ 2.50

* * *

CAULDRON DISHES (for two)

sauerkraut soup
$ 11.25

* * *
tripe soup
$ 11.25

* * *
hunter stew
hot sauerkraut with grilled sausage, bacon, pork and anion
in light tomato sauce
$ 11.25

* * *
spicy “Goulash ala Gazda”
$ 12.75

* * *
CHEFF SPECIALS

WILD GAME



baked pheasant
with apple - cranberry chutney
$ 21.95

* * *
venison ragout
served with fresh cranberry and
potato dumplings
$ 18.25

* * *
pate of wild boar
(served cold)
$ 10.95

* * *
wild rabbit in a chardonnay
cream sauce
$ 15.95

* * *

ENTREES

each entree is served with one choice
of the following :
warm sauerkraut, red beets with
horseradish, cucumber salad,
carrot salad with grated apples,
coleslaw, steamed vegetables,
red cabbage salad

and a choice of:
mashed potatoes, french fries,
baked potatoes, hash browns, rice or
potato dumplings, vegetable with rice


LAMB

grilled rack of lamb with mint sauce
$ 21.95

* * *
lamb shank
in homemade sauce
$ 16.95

* * *
grilled lamb chops
$ 19.25

* * *
PORK

breaded pork cutlet
$ 12.75

* * *
" shepherd " cutlet
breaded pork cutlet
stuffed with sheep cheese
$ 13.95

* * *
pork tenderloin
served in sweet apple sauce
$ 16.95

* * *
pork kabbobs
served with colored rice
$ 14.25

* * *
pork shank boiled in sauerkraut
or grilled
$ 11.95

* * *
highlanders special
potato pancake topped with
beef goulash, sprinkled with cheese
$ 14.95

* * *
marinated grilled pork, topped
with bacon and onions ( gypsy style)
$ 13.95

* * *
honey baked - baby back ribs
full $ 16.95

* * *
BEEF

steak " szalas "
filet mignon served with garlic butter
$ 24.95

* * *
delicacy of “JUHAS”
four pieces of beef tenderloin served
with caparssauce
$ 24.95

* * *
Rib Eye steak (10oz.)
$ 18.25

* * *
“New York “ steak
$ 18.25

* * *
steamed beef
slices of steamed beef
served with horseradish sauce or
vegetables
$ 14.95

* * *
beef stroganoff with dumplings
$ 16.25

* * *
VEAL

veal shank (Osso Bucco)
in homemade sauce
$ 14.95

* * *
veal strips with a hint of cream wine
sauce, topped with green peppers
$ 15.95

* * *
veal filet
served in mushroom sauce
$ 17.95

* * *
POULTRY

chicken "deville"
chicken breast roll stuffed with melted butter and fresh dill
$ 12.50

* * *
chicken liver
$ 10.95

* * *
marinated grilled chicken breast
$ 11.75

* * *
chicken tender
breaded in coconut flakes
$ 11.75

* * *
breaded medalions of chicken
with pineapples
$ 11.25

* * *
turkey cutlet a la " szalas "
almond breaded turkey breast, stuffed
with ham, cheddar cheese, tomatoes
$ 16.95

* * *
half duck
served with oranges topped with
a Grand Manier sauce
$ 13.95

* * *

FISH

fresh trout
topped with garlic and fresh parsley
$ 15.95

* * *
black salmon filet
baked in herbs, served with rice
$ 19.25

* * *
orange roughy
grilled or breaded, served in lemon sauce with rice
$ 14.25

* * *

ENTREES TO FIT ANY BUDGET

moskol
polish style pita bread
topped with sheep cheese
or garlic butter
$ 3.95

* * *
fried potatoes
served with buttermilk
polish style pita bread
topped with sheep cheese
or garlic butter
$ 4.95

* * *
hunter stew
hot sauerkraut with grilled sausage,
bacon, pork and onion
in light tomato sauce
$ 5.50

* * *
"Kiszka" with warm sauerkraut
$ 6.50

* * *
stuffed cabbage rolls
steamed cabbage stuffed with ground
pork and beef served in tomato or
mushroom sauce
$ 11.25

* * *
polish style pizza bread
baked french bread topped
with tomato sauce, bacon, onion,
mushrooms, mozarella cheese and
sprinkled with fresh parsley
$ 4.95

* * *
grilled polish sausage
homemade grilled polish sausage
served with grilled onions on rye bread
$ 6.25

* * *
highlanders burrito
chicken or steak served with tomato, onions, lettuce, sour cream
( Sat., Sun. after 7 pm)
$ 8.25

* * *

PIEROGI

dumplings
stuffed with either fruit, meat,
sauerkraut with mushrooms,
potato & cheese or cheese
$ 10.75

* * *


DESERTS

ice- cream "szalas"
vanilla ice cream topped with liquor
$ 5.25

* * *
blintz
cheese blintz served with fruit
and whipped cream
$ 5.95

* * *
cheesecake
topped with raspberries
$ 4.25

* * *
ambrosia with whipped cream
$ 3.75


 


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