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Kainuuntie 14, Sotkamo 88600, Finland
011 358 8 6660600
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

... And excellent change to the local pizza and burger selection in and around Vuokatti ski centre. Well worrh the trip ovee to Sotkamo in case you get the chance!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Probably the best food in Kainuu area and the best food in Sotkamo. Amazing pizza, very good steak, excellent hamburgers. Tolerable prices and quite fast, kind service.

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Thank ejos78
Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our friends during lunch time. The service was a disappointment: we weren't offered menus nor water before asking. We sat down and a waitress took a while before coming to say that we can start the buffet when we want and then we asked for the menus and water. Menus we got, water was self-service... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were there about a week ago. And the Place was very nice. We got the food under fifteen minutes and the pizza was very good and chicken meal was very good too. There is not lot of choices in Sotkamo. This might be the one of the best restaurants.

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Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Don't be put off by the drab exterior, it's really nice inside! Welcoming staff with excellent English, nice atmosphere and great food.

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1 Thank ManiFeet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

This was a pleasant suprise--not a great variety of evening restaurants in Vuokatti/Sotkamo. However, this is worth visiting...and visiting again!

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4 Thank Mark W
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

had a lunch twice at Messi last May. very good pizza, nice comfortable restaurant , great quick service. infact we loved the pizzas so much that went in again the next day. we were saying in vuokatti which is a few kms away and theres a dearth of good restaurants in the area. messi came as a blessing in that... More 

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Good family restaurant. Fast service, nice atmosphere and good menu for all ages. Portions were very big, so enough for eveone. Good food for the price. Recommended for Sotkamo visitors.

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Balzan, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Having been to wonderful Vuokatti Finland last week, i tried this restaurant which is just 7km away from where i was lodged. Its situated at the boundary of Sotkamo when driving from Vuokatti. Cannot be missed for sure since the name Messi is displayed majestically. Have to say that it was one of the best restaurants that i visited when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kainuuntie 14, Sotkamo 88600, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Kainuu  >  Sotkamo
  • Phone Number: 011 358 8 6660600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?