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Frans & Nicole's

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Vaasa, Finland
+358 6 2128240
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Oslo, Norway
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They had Blini weeks when we visited. This was a very good russian dish and fun to try. The staff vas friendly and service minded. Overall a very nice dinner with business partners

Thank Petter L
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Welcome is good. I have tested ribs the plate is big. You can find some French wine also they are good A good restaurant

Thank Michael B
Espoo, Finland
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We were in Vaasa for Finnish Swimming Championships and spent an evening in this restaurant. This is nice place with good service and excellent meal. When you not in a hurry and like to relax and have a warm atmosphere with your spouse, this is right place.

Thank Jukka V
Western Finland, Finland
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I have had a business lunch there. The food and sallad was good but it was way to small dishes for the money.

Thank Matias L
Coral Springs, Florida
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

The name of this hotel, which is inside the Sokos hotel, has changed to Frans & Nicole's. It looks much brighter as they changed the color of the walls & some furniture. Still French cuisine & menu has been updated as well. I had a simple salad with warm goat cheese & chicken. Delicious! And their house red wine which... More 

Thank Bethzaida T
Rovaniemi, Finland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Waiter introduced their menu very quickly, but informatively. He was able to recommend excellent wine for our minute steaks and served most politely even when there were rush and closing time was coming. Seasoning and herbal/garlic butter on that steak was best I have ever had so far on minute steak. Meat quality and texture was close to perfect.

Thank J J
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We arrived to Vaasa late in the evening and were very happy to find a restaurant that served dinner after 10 pm. For starters we had the Country-Style Frence Treats which tasted great and we had fish for main course. I would really recommend this restaurant. Good food and nice staff.

Thank Siril H
Stockholm, Sweden
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411 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

We where in Vaasa staying at Central Hotel and decided to have dinner at Fransmanni. We had escargot, chanterell soup and salads and they all tasted great. Nice waiting staff helped us though the menu and the sevice was prompt. The kichen closed at 11.15 PM (!) so for us late eaters this was a real ace. The bar looked... More 

Thank Tord E
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Went here on my bfriends birthday. I had the pepper steak, which is my favourite food, and my bfriend the salmon. As a starter you will get free white bread with some kind of tomatoe sauce, ok. The pepper steak, 100 grams, was very good..lots of pepper/flavour but a bit pricey for the amount, about 26€. I could have eaten... More 

Thank Toxx d
Herentals, Belgium
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

This cosy restaurant is located in the building of Sokos Hotel. One serves Finnish specialities also there apart from the French cuisine. Prices are surprisingly low, the quality very good and the service is fast and very friendly. Too bad we only one day remained in Vaasa.

Thank huiigje53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaasa, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Ostrobothnia  >  Vaasa
  • Phone Number: +358 6 2128240

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