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Restaurant Piste

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Rukakylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 8 8600 300
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the Restaurants in Ruka center were closer during the time we wanted to have lunch. However, restaurant Piste was open and we were actually positively surprised with the place. Very tasty pasta and salad, fast and friendly service. Chocolate mousse desert very very good!

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Thank Pasi M
Espoo, Finland
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163 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Good: close to slopes, excellent service. Mediocre: food. Bad: atmosphere and interior. Not my favorite hang in Ruka..

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Thank Gurumir
Exeter, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Visiting here every night was an absolute joy, The staff were brilliant and so helpful. They sat us in a different place every night and so obliging. The portions were good and even one night the chef cut a meal in half so we could enjoy all three courses!

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Thank Wendywoo1603
Crete, Greece
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

A nice place overlooking the pistes to sit and while away the time for the skiers to get back. Lunch was nice with club sandwiches etc

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Thank DanieleJollyRoger
London UK
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

did the job for a quick bite after being on slopes but not very exciting, it is upstairs from disco, staff are very welcoming, view is good, but limited fare, great for a bowl of soup or burger.

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Thank JSMLondonUK
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This is a ski cafe & restaurant under the slopes, at the edge of the Rukavillage. Cafe, hot chocolate and drinks. Great views to the slopes. Crowded with russians celebrating new year. After ski with dj.

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Thank Mi28
Rovaniemi, Finland
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This is very convenient cafe to have lunch or after ski break for hot drinks while you are skiing, however, it has its drawbacks. The food is ok, but overpriced for the quality. I mean, you can get satisfied, but you would need to order the most expensive dishes. There is also a buffet lunch (like soup) but these taste... More 

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Thank Alexander K
Kouvola, Finland
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139 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We visited Restaurant Piste on July 22nd, 2015. The view was very nice (Ruka Fell scenery). Our lunch meals were also good. Unfortunately the customer service was rude and impolite. I usually give some tip. This time I didn't do that.

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Thank JariJK
Helsinki, Finland
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Needed a place to eat after the karhunkierros Trail hike. Not too many restaurants were open, but we were lucky to choose Piste. The lunch was excellent - daily fish was fresh and well prepared. Service was friendly and quick.

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Thank Timo M
Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This restaurant has its enormous sundeck and (quite) great artists and after skis going for it. It was tidy and our group of 10 people got to sit together after shuffling some tables around. The waiter was stressed (understandably, with lots of people in the slopes and restaurants during Easter) and made fun of my choice of beverage and didn't... More 

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Thank Anette R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $41
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rukakylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Ostrobothnia  >  Kuusamo
  • Phone Number: +358 8 8600 300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?