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fransmanni

Vaasa, Finland
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Ranked #5 of 43 restaurants in Vaasa
Cuisines: American, European
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Takeout
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29 reviews from our community

67% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Vaasa, Finland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you want to have great food and excellent service this is the place to visit. A wide selection at quite high prices. Usually quite crowded without having to suffer from noise or a long waiting time.

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Vaasa, Finland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

On a Saturday afternoon the place was busy but not nearly full. The staff seemed to be very young. After ordering the food we had to wait for quite a long time. The food itself was ok although I've had better meals at Fransmanni. We also made a mistake by wanting dessert too, it was another long wait. I wonder... More

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Siuntio, Finland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Has always been crowded and nothing special or personality with this place. I get a feel of stress here. Service is ok but there is somthing that do not make it comfortable.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Fransmanni is a chain restaurant which you can find in many Finnish towns. Although we avoid going to these chain restaurants in Helsinki, Fransmanni Vaasa is for us the place to go whenever we go to Vaasa. This was probably our fifth visit and we have never been let down by the food or service. The food is very good... More

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Milan, Italy
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is simply a good restaurant. I tried their offering in French specialties and it was fine. My starter was escargots, and they were nearly as good as I get them in France. The mussels I had as main course were also good (albeit a bit small) and tasty. Merlot wine was fine, too. But above all, I was served... More

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Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Vaasa's Fransmanni has improved during last years. We had small group visiting place during last weekend. Salads are fresh and tastier in their new menu. "overcooked" (== cooked long period with low heat) main cources are tasty. Desserts are bit ordinary one, but I liked a bit twisted creme brule. New plates are frayed, which is definitely a minus -... More

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Tacoma WA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Let's hope they just had a bad day, but our experience was terrible. We waited a very long time for the meal to the point that the server apologized and offered us free drinks, but when the food finally arrived it was cold. The beef stew could be reheated, but my pork dish was tough and dry and inedible. The... More

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Pune
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

I had only beer in this place with my Finnish friends, we did not eat anything! The beer they serve is a tapped beer with lot of foam on top - which I always enjoy. This is a cozy restaraunt and mostly the middle aged people prefer it, except on Wednesday evenings - you find a good young crowd.

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Kiel, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We were there with some foreign friends and I was surprised about the prompt and profesional service for reasonable prices. One can look inside the kitchen area what is going on there. No one of us had any reason to complain, the offered wine was good for finnish standards and there were many different good international beers, a little expensive... More

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Yalikavak, Turkey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Had to review Fransmanni again after my previous rather harsh criticism . I was invited to take lunch here last week and was not looking forward to it...............However when I arrived I was very pleasantly surprised. A very pleasant greeting from all of the waiting staff and almost instant service with drinks and the taking of the order.The starter course... More

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