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Pekankatu 9, Rovaniemi, Finland
+358 16 33 00 400
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Ranked #7 of 50 Restaurants in Rovaniemi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Scandinavian, Bistro
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Monte Rosa is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the Arctic cuisine in a modern and cosy atmosphere. Come and try out the fine local flavors spiced up with an international touch. Our A la Carte menulist has been updated for the coming winter. Check it out here!
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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Nice place to have a good meal We took the 59.00€/ person menu The food was very nice, the waiter kind & smiling A good moment

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Helsinki, Finland
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66 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We approached restaurant from other direction, so we didn't notice that it is a hotel restaurant. I have this belief that hotels can't have good restaurants. Maybe as this restaurant is not located in a chain hotel, so I am happy we chose this place. Restaurant has nice warm atmosphere and decorations are not screaming "Lapland" like in few other... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Visited twice, at ground floor of City Hotel, reservation needed in peak season. Fine service. Starters: tasty beetroth and goat cheese salad, but the oven baked snails to avoid. Main courses: first of all the grilled salmon; excellent the lamb rump and the reindeer stew as well. Desserts nothing special. Serving quite small, not the best if famished.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Promising location in a hotel, near the city centre and a decent looking menu. Unfortunately the food did not live up to expectations and the "gourmet" looking burger from the menu was little more than a highly processed/commercial meat patty. Service was friendly but quite slow - not for a family in a rush to get to a show!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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51 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The wooden furniture makes the atmosphere very warm. The waiter we met was very funny trying to speak different languages. I chose the Inari Reindeer and it was very tasty. The dessert was also good. Prices are pretty high like in other places in Rovaniemi.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Astonishingly good and sophisticated food, excellent service, charming restaurant around which City Hotel is wrapped. This is the only restaurant in Rovaniemi or elsewhere where the reindeer was delicious, rather than gamey. Fish is also very fresh and inventively prepared.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you value polite and good service, good food and non-chain appearance in facilities in restaurant I'll highly recommend to eat your dinner in this restaurant when in Rovaniemi. Monte Rosa has really skillfull staff and good intensive menu with local ingredients. The kitchen staff is excellent and they are happy to come tell about the food if you wish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Good food and service. If you expect large portions though go somewhere else. Personally I recommend the reindeer stew.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed at The City Hotelli Rovaniemi as part of an organized tour, and as we're not interested in the optional dinner excursion, we hang around the hotel restaurant for a quiet dining experience. It turned out to be quite a rewarding experience! I suppose to be fair, Rovaniemi is not a big town by any standard in this part... More 

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Porvoo, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Food was excellent. Service wasn't. Our server forgot many times who wanted what and it took forever to get our drinks and meal. And it took even longer to get the check. Server was too busy and running around all the time which was annoying. He was lucky we don't have a tipping culture.

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Additional Information about Monte Rosa

Address: Pekankatu 9, Rovaniemi, Finland
Phone Number: +358 16 33 00 400
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Lapland  >  Rovaniemi
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Scandinavian, Bistro

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