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Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
+358 14 333900
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“main course” (14 reviews)
“set menu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Scandinavian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every May Day we have our traditional lunch here and we are never disappointed. The food is exceptional and the staff so friendly. Well worth the experience.

Thank Leona G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the place alone and I think it showed. I think more attention was given to groups visiting than people dining alone and that ate my enjoyment of the place. The food was good, though.

Thank September D
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We had the Season and Finland menus. Everything was really good, from the pastrami as starter to the dessert. Good wine menu too.

Thank Alex0tt0
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Dining at Pöllöwaari is always an experience! Service is top notch - no matter whether you are having breakfast with family or late dinner with business partners. Food is amazing! Perfectly cooked, beautifully presented and tasty! Recommended wines subtly highlight the taste palette of the...More

Thank TravellerFinn
Reviewed January 3, 2018

I had one of the best meals of my life here. The dignified atmosphere and attentive service complimented the delicious and imaginative tasting menu. Just let yourself be pampered with the skilled staff. Relax and enjoy every moment. For the most part the wine pairings...More

Thank MaggieRaven
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I recalled that Hotel Yöpuu / Restaurant Pöllöwaari has a nice wine bar and yes, there it was as before! Very professional touch with lot of knowledge about wines and wine selection is very good. I sat down and read a book and enjoyed silent...More

Thank Timoantti K
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

If you visit Jyvaskyla, eat here! The food served is extremely tasty and very low priced when compared to the quality. The service is super and the knowledge of the wines served is very thorough. The combination of food and wine was we'll thought.

Thank Finnwhale
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Absolutely fantastic tasting menu of 6 courses. All made of seasons best quality ingredients! Atmosphere is really comfortable and the staff is also very professional and pleasant. I can warmly recommend!

Thank PiaHTM
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. It is not a cheap one, but the food is great. Tge chef makes great dishes and can build a vegetarian menu that is exciting.

Thank shlomo l
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is excellent. Offers typical finish specialties. Excellent choice of wines, but not particularly low cost.

Thank 770nj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Central Finland  >  Jyvaskyla
  • Phone Number: +358 14 333900
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