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Pollowaari

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French, International, European, Scandinavian
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Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
+358 14 333 900
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just lovely restaurant

We had our dinner in the garden situated backside of the restaurant. We didn´t have the reservation at 17 o´clock, there war luckily plenty of room. We ate three sorts menu with wine. The food was beautifully set on the plate and tasted lovely! Thestaff was expert and told everything of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Heljä V
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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had our dinner in the garden situated backside of the restaurant. We didn´t have the reservation at 17 o´clock, there war luckily plenty of room. We ate three sorts menu with wine. The food was beautifully set on the plate and tasted lovely! Thestaff was expert and told everything of the portions. The best restaurant in Jyväskylä!

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We took 6 courses menu with vine package. The food and service were excellent. Extra thanks for sommelier who was not just describing vines, but also telling stories about vine yards where the vines came from. Pollowaari had paid attention in the details in many levels, very good package.

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Western Finland, Finland
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The wine offerings and meal choices are fantastic at this hotel/restaurant. That being said you can very quickly rack up an very large bill. The food portions are small but are very high quality. For a fancy night out or sunday brunch, this is the place.

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Vaasa, Finland
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We storngly recommend this restaurant. Service was just super and the food served was also just super. They have a lot of good variation at the list. The wine suggestions to the food was also just perfect!

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Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A dinner for 2 on Thursday night. Simply, all was good. The food was well prepared and the service world class. The ingredients were of the best quality and cooked to a perfection. The waiter knew all the details on the served wines and had excellent recommendations for the dishes. The wine list was exceptional with rare bottles. The restaurant... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Beautiful hotel and restaurant, one of the best finnish restaurants. Multiple times voted for best restaurant in Jyväskylä

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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Literally, one of the best restaurants I have ever been. Pricy, but worth it! Perfect wine pairings!

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Tampere, Finland
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Best shellfishsoup ever eaten. Good main food, lamb. Really good wines. Quite expensive place but it is worth. Reserve a table beforehand.

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Tampere, Finland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I think that Pöllöwaari is the best restaurant I have ever been and I have eaten in many restaurants. The crayfish-shellfish soup was marvellous, really a heavenly experience as well as lamb eaten as the main cource. Excellent wine collection. The restaurant is small, you have to have a table reservation.

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Jyvaskyla
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you visit city of Jyvaskyla, this is the restaurant where you should go. If you are local and you would like to have dinner which you will remember, try this one. For business dinner it's possible to have Jyvaskyla menu - I strongly recomment that!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Jyvaskyla
  • Phone Number: +358 14 333 900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, International, European, Scandinavian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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