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Vaasa, Finland
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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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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5 reviews
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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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398 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 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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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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77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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
Coral Springs, Florida
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is inside the Royal Sokos hotel. It's nice. Classic. Good menu with weekly and season specials. Right now is asparagus season and I had their perch with asparagus & mashed potatoes (pictured). Food was good but, I think it lacked some seasoning thus giving them a 4 instead of a 5. Waiter was very knowledgeable explaining the menu... More 

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Glomfjord, Norway
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. Very good service from the staff as well. I had the sirlion, and it was perfect. I cannot imagine that it is possible to get it any better. My colleagues were also very satisfied with their food.

Thank Ron70G
Pietarsaari, Finland
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395 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

I have been seeing a theater play and again I found me having dinner at Fransmanni. The restaurant is still going strong. This time I had a delicious beef and a glass of red wine, which I got free on our theater ticket.

Thank leffex
Roeselare, Belgium
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015

After a long day and a check in at the Royal Vaasa hotel, my legs took me no further than Fransmanni which has its entrance in the hotel lobby. Overall it was a nice experience. The décor is a little out there; I think “kitschy” does it justice, but I did enjoy it. The waitress was very nice and helpful... More 

Thank Arne S
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Had the best potato wedges I've ever tasted, crispy outside and melting soft inside! Potato wedges come with many dishes. We were only there for a late night snack and didn't expect much but we were wrong! Atmospheric decor inside helped us have a relaxing dinner too.

Thank Yumes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 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
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
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: 062128240

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