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Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
+358 14 333 900
11:00 am - 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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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious dinner at Pöllöwaari in November 2015 with my colleagues. At the start of the dinner we had a wine-tasting with 4 different wines, 2 red and 2 white. It was exciting for me who had never been to a wine-tasting before and it was interesting to see how the wines actually tasted different from different kind... More 

Thank veera_koivu
Ashland, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely 3 course lunch. The price was 31 euros. While not cheap it was excellent value for the excellent quality of the food and service. Reservations highly recommended

Thank garden31459
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Had such a wonderful evening (three course dinner). Special thanks for the non-alcohol drinks served with food. So far the best place to eat in Jyväskylä.

Thank jensku2015
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 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 June 22, 2016 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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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 .

2 Thank ruhetg
Oulu, Finland
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28 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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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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244 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

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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 Options, French, International
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?