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Cafe & Cakeshop Houkutus

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Kauppakatu 49, Kuopio 70110, Finland
+358 17 3682900
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Kuopio, Finland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times and it is plain and simple. It is just good. Doesn't matter if you have coffee, tea, cake or some lunch. It is good.

Thank Rikkie43
Oslo, Norway
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This cafe was a nice surprise, had a good vibe on it! Good cappuccino with almond milk. I would have liked something healthier vegan options for breakfast, but I do know that breakfast culture isn't yet strong in Finland. Maybe this cafe could be a leader on it? My mum and sister had coffees and cakes, they loved them! Lots... More 

Thank Riina L
Helsinki, Finland
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608 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The first good thing to discover was to find Houkutus open before 9am on a Saturday morning. The place was pretty much empty and no wonder the free WiFi worked really good. They serve traditional Finnish President coffee, which was quite good. A lot of cakes and other sweet goodies but no real choices for a good and healthy breakfast.... More 

Thank beachstone2c
Kuopio, Finland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

Houkutus is situated in Kuopio´s city center but still in its very own corner. It is quiet spacious and always bustling with satisfied customers. I have been there a couple of times and always enjoy sitting, drinking coffee and eating delicious cakes and chatting with friends. Staff is nice and quick. Cakes and coffee have a decent price. In summers... More 

Thank Foodie_Eva
Kuopio, Finland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

Houkutus offers a wide selection of tasty cakes, pies, and drinks which you can enjoy on the spot or take with you. We bought one sandwich cake and one raspberry cake to a graduation party and our guest loved them. Very nicely decorated cakes and a taste like heaven :)

Thank Esa H
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138 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

It is price worth and good quality to take a hot lunch at Houkutus. Located in the main shopping street of Kuopio opposite of H&M. The self-service restaurant offers you a wide variety. The special dishes (soups, salads) are reasonable priced(between EUR 7 en EUR 10). Many staff members, young girls and working quite inefficient. Toilets are clean. Internet didn't... More 

Thank Pieter H
Kuopio, Finland
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

The most difficult part of the visit is to choose between many delicious and wonderful looking treats: tarts, cakes and buns. Maybe you have to share them with your friend to be able to taste more. Atmosphere is nice, decoration as well, and many people pop in to read book, have meeting and meet friends. Cozy place with good service.... More 

Thank Ilona S
Kuopio, Finland
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Popular cafe in the centre of Kuopio. Lots of different kind of cakes and other baked goods, good coffees and teas. I often take a lunch here, really delicious, fresh and good quality salads. Little bit expensive, but you know always what you will get!

Thank Sanna-Kaisa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We've chosen this cozy place for a warmup at a rainy day. The staff is very friendly and kids are also warmly welcomed (we're there with our 1 year old). They heated up a small portion of rigatoni from their pasta salad for our baby and we enjoyed a tasty sandwich with ham. The cappuchino also tasted great and so... More 

1 Thank Shahid S
Eastern Finland, Finland
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

Good selection of cakes and pastries. Excellent cafe, double espresso cappuccino was especially nice.

1 Thank Soleilsaree

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kauppakatu 49, Kuopio 70110, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Savonia  >  Kuopio
  • Phone Number: +358 17 3682900

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