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Siltakatu 8, Joensuu, Finland
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 10
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Italian food

The food was nice and it has some dishes for vegetarians/vegans or special diets, which is really nice. They have salads included in your meal. I was missing real mediterranean food like the olives, olive oil, tomato and pesto! I ordered a pizza and don´t regret - it was very nice, although I would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boliden, Sweden
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256 reviews 256 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food was nice and it has some dishes for vegetarians/vegans or special diets, which is really nice. They have salads included in your meal. I was missing real mediterranean food like the olives, olive oil, tomato and pesto! I ordered a pizza and don´t regret - it was very nice, although I would be lying if I said it... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Pricing seems pretty normal for Finland and the servings are pretty generous. I got a pizza on rye crust which was pretty awesome and my wife got a chicken pasta dish which tasted pretty good. We asked to split a desert and the chef split it for us on different plates which was great. I got a coffee from them... More 

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Rennes, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I've been eating in Rosso restaurants around Finland since my childhood, and it's always kind of same. Pizzas are fine, but nowadays a bit overpriced. Of course the place has a better atmosphere that basic cheap pizza places, so it works well for dinner happenings too. Service was fine and the wine was good. Salad table included to the price... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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132 reviews 132 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The Rosso is the basic attempt at Italian that you will find anywhere. That said the service is pleasant and does the job. The food is fine especially considering where in the world it is located. Pizzas are quite nice. Price OK for these parts. Like all the restaurants on the block quite dark and heavvy.

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Hobart, Australia
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136 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Situated across from the bustling Market Square. We were welcomed very quickly and given menus in English by a lovely waitress who spoke excellent English. This is a casual restaurant with a very good menu. We enjoyed being able to sit outside under shade in a non smoking area - I wish more restaurants would cater for non smokers in... More 

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Bredsten, Denmark
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

desert was supposed to be chocolate mousse, but there was no chocolate at all, still was nice, but not as advertised

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

A Finnish take on Italian food but tasty and nicely presented. Cheerful service, menus in various languages but pricy. 17 euros for chicken wrapped in ham with fresh vegetables and a very generous amount of marsala sauce. If you're used to western European wine prices, just multipy by three and you'll have some idea of how wallet busting it can... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Business lunch in the evening with two colleagues. Salad buffet is included in the price. Had nice pizza, colleague salmon and other one had vegetable main course. Food overall enjoyable. Atmosphere in Rosso is alwas the same, nothing special but ok. Waitress was very nice smily young girl with great sense of humor towards older people like us:-). Prices condidering... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The food was good with plentiful choices but a tittle too heavy on the wallet. Compared to the few choices to eat out with families in Joensuu, a recommendable choice.

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Galway, Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I dined at Rosso restaurant in Joensuu with a large group of friends on a recent visit to Finland. Each member of the restaurant staff we dealt with was very friendly and helpful, immediately providing menus in English, for example. At the end of the evening, we did not even have to ask to have our bills arranged separately. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Siltakatu 8, Joensuu, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Eastern Finland  >  The Lakelands  >  Joensuu

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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