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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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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Nice restaurant for families

Good salad bar and good pizzas Pleasant atmosphere Friendly staff. OK prices Placed near the central square

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Good salad bar and good pizzas Pleasant atmosphere Friendly staff. OK prices Placed near the central square

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Joensuu, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Typical Rosso-consept. Not bad as a matter of fact, but nothing special. A good place to have a dinner with your family, but if you are looking more romantic place, please toward your steps to somewhere else.

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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was more like gringo pizza than Italian. Since its a chain restaurant, i can understand, but its not Italian. Service is good, prolices are ok. We ordered kids mashed potatoes with meatballs for 8 euros. Pizza was 13 euros, and beers very expensive. You can not charge 7.50 for a pint of local beer.

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Joensuu, Finland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Rosso is a local favorite among some of my colleagues, but I have found their food bland and rather predictable. The salad bar is minimal. If you have the opportunity to go somewhere more adventurous, I would advise you to do so.

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Boliden, Sweden
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418 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 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 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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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 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
58 restaurant reviews
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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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306 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 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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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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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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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