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March 17, 2024
NEPA Kielbasi Round-Up
Isabella Cordaro
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Discover the Local Kielbasi Trail

A savory sausage with roots deeply embedded in Polish culinary traditions. Dating back centuries, kielbasi was initially crafted in Eastern Europe as a means of preserving meat in the absence of refrigeration. Over time it became a staple at festive occasions, celebrated for its robust flavor and diverse variations.

It’s not hard to find plenty of local spots infusing their unique touch into the art of crafting kielbasi. From butcher shops to family-run delis, the skilled meatsmiths in NEPA take pride in their craft, using high-quality ingredients and time-honored techniques to produce their kielbasi. We rounded up the best spots to get delicious kielbasi in NEPA.

Places to Pick Up Kielbasi This Season:
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Rossi’s Market

Old Forge, PA

This family owned and operated shop offers premium meats, homemade prepared foods, and Italian specialties. They take pride in their freshly butchered selection of steaks, burgers, chops, chicken, and more.

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Kowalonek’s Kielbasy Shop

Shenandoah, PA

Since 1911, the Kowalonek family has made kielbasi according to old-world traditions. Today, their store in Shenandoah sells the famous kielbasi, along with sausages, bacon, chicken, beef, pork, lunch meats, and cheeses.

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Komensky’s Market

Duryea, PA

Since 1920, this spot has been supplying NEPA with quality, fresh-cut meats and award-winning kielbasi. Their fresh and smoked varieties of everyone’s favorite Polish sausage have made Komensky’s a holiday must.

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Tarnowski’s Kielbasa

Nanticoke, PA

Using the same, award-winning kielbasi recipe since 1946, this Nanticoke favorite serves up fresh and smoked meats, sandwiches and salads. Tarnowski’s doors are open for lunch and, of course, all of your everyday and seasonal butchery needs.

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Fetch’s Kielbassi Shop

Wyoming, PA

This neighborhood butcher shop and meat market has been serving the Valley since 1922. Everything is fresh and cut to order. They have a great selection of products like sausage, ham, chops, steaks, roasts, and, of course, their famous kielbasi.

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Bosak’s Choice Meats

Olyphant, PA

This old-school butcher shop in Olyphant offers choice, hand-cut meats, and deli items for over 20 years. Their grinders are always running, and there are also experienced meat cutters on hand to provide the best customer service.

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Trovato’s Meat Market

Clarks Summit, PA

This family owned and operated butcher shop is where tradition and quality come first. This market offers custom cuts of USDA choice prime beef, veal, lamb, pork, and poultry. From fresh steaks to specialties like kielbasi, this shop has it all.

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Lucky’s Corner Deli & Kielbasi Shop

Shenandoah, PA

For a true taste of NEPA’s Coal Region, visit this authentic, old-style meat shop. They’ve been making the finest homemade products since 1998, and people come from far and wide for their famous kielbasi. They make it fresh and smoked, and you can try specialty products like kielbasi burgers and more.

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Glen Lyon Bros Kielbasi

Nanticoke, PA

Using an original kielbasi recipe that dates back to 1946, this family-run food truck offers a wide variety of comfort food classics like haluski, potato pancakes and of course, kielbasi.

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Schiff’s Marketplace

Scranton, PA

Bring restaurant-quality food right to your table with this restaurant wholesaler, butcher shop, and grocery store. The onsite smokehouse is home to Schiff’s famous kielbasi, which comes in tons of flavors and varieties.

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