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Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
+358 14 333 900
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jyväskylän paras ravintola. Täällä ruokailu on syvällinen kokemus. Et voi tietää miltä ruoka todella tuoksuu ja maistuu, ennen kuin olet syönyt täällä. Tarkista tilisi saldo ja ota suosiolla 3-4 ruokalajin menu jos olet nälkäinen. The best restaurant in Jyväskylä. Dining here is a profound experience. You cannot comprehend what food really smells and tastes before you have eaten here. Check... More 

Thank 373janip
Jyvaskyla, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best food I've ever had. Been to Pollovaari on several occasions and they never fail to astonish with the food and recommended wines. A bit "posh" but worth it!

Thank Niina O
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Made reservation and came 10 minutes earlier Even though they had enough space ,they made me wait. Then the menu came,they force you to take one of their set menus. How nice! If you don't choose ,you'll be punished by some other indirect way. Enough of that kind of attitude .

1 Thank ruhetg
Oulu, Finland
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

A nice place with a friendly staff. Dropped by for a glass of wine. Their recommended house wine was definitely one of the best wines I have tasted.

Thank Anu H
Helsinki, Finland
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Where should I begin... this place is able to succeed in creating wonderful and welcoming atmosphere with constantly changing menus year in year out. This time I needed to work while dining (really not a good idea in this place) so I ate at the bar. Had some asparagus to start with and continued with venison. Sommelier (one of the... More 

1 Thank MTO76
Seinajoki, Finland
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228 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Good food ,good taste experience. We visit this restaurant whole company employers. Everybody likes.

Thank J11P33
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Good, expensive food and winelist. Pleasent to stay and enjoy good athmosfere. In the centre of the beautiful city.

Thank meeru529
Jyväskylä, Western Finland, Finland
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We Was 1 day meeting, with breakfast and lunch. Meeting fasitely is good and food is great. Location is good. Hotel backyard is few free car parking plase.

Thank Jari K
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This place is a good choice for fine dining! Romantic, intimate atmosphere makes Pöllöwaari a good place for a date <3

Thank annarvirtanen
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

I do agree with previous reviewers that - at least taste-wise - Pöllöwaari is probably the best fine-dining restaurant in Jyväskylä. I had a set menu and all its dishes were succulent. However, they were also rather small and thus a bit pricey. Another thing that bothered me slightly was the service. It was all good and fine but somehow... More 

Thank PirjoP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free, French, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Central Finland  >  Jyvaskyla
  • Phone Number: +358 14 333 900

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