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Villa Tottebo

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Parkv. 1, Are 83013, Sweden
+46 647 506 20
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Bellevue, Washington
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341 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely restaurant and the food was quite good but for a ski town, it felt unnecessarily formal. Ingredients and their sources were listed on the menu and the waitstaff was quite attentive and friendly. Had I been somewhere else I might not have had the same reaction to the hushed atmosphere and high prices.

Thank John S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

This restaurant offered a great romantic setting in Are. Keen to try local delicacies we went for the Elk and King Crab to start. Whilst very flavoursome the King crab was a particularly small portion and quite pricey. The mains more than made up for this and we went for the gane meatballs and beef cheek - both very good... More 

Thank Melissa C
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We (a group of 10 persons - adults and children) had a super evening at Villa Tottebo in April 2017. The menu is diverse and suited for both adults and children, the service is fine and the Villa itself is Cosby and nice. The food was excellente.

Thank FromDK1973
Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Considering the very pricy menu - there are much better places to have dinner in Åre. Nothing exciting. Nothing extra. Nothing unique. Sorry. Will not return.

Thank Marianne E
Holywood, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here! First off, the restaurant is beautifully decorated and very cosy, typically Scandinavian. The menu is varied and offers lots of local cuisine including Elk Tartare and Game Meatballs! Would definitely return!

Thank Peter B
thames valley
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We had a special night out at Villa Tottebo and enjoyed great food, in a cozy high class atmosphere. Heaps of ambiance! Special mention for the cocktail waiter and his drinks trolley which was a great addition to the experience! Sadly I think he is not a permanent fixture but if the owners are reading then I would certainly recommend... More 

Thank oddbackpacker
Jakarta, Indonesia
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

When we visited Arè, we try to find a restaurant which open in winter and we were so lucky to have this restaurant which has a tasty menu especially their King Crab one which I think very comparable to even Faviken magasinet. Their waiter (Eric) is a very communicative person who could explain the food very well and live his... More 

Thank 29hario
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Villa Tottebo is probably the best restaurant in Are (f we don't include Faviken, that's quite a bit out of town). We come back every year. This year, I went for the menu. The starter was elk tartare. The pickled chantarelle mushrooms were divine. The main was ray with foam (not gimicky in this instance). I am normally a big... More 

Thank Sunburnt_Penguin
New York City, New York
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016

This was our first time in Are but Villa Tottebo seems like one of the more respected places in town, and rightly so. We had an excellent meal on Christmas day and the menu included a lot of favorites with superb local ingredients. Elk tartare was excellent as was the local pork and the cod. The restaurant appears to be... More 

Thank Brian1420
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016

We walked up porch of the restaurant and read the menu and saw that it contained just about everything your heart would desire while visiting Sweden: elk tartare with pickled chanterelle mushrooms, fried Jerusalem artichoke chips, egg yolk creme and fried capers. King crab with octopus ink aioli, blood orange remoulade. They source whole local animals from family and and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $68
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parkv. 1, Are 83013, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Jamtland and Harjedalen  >  Jamtland County  >  Are
  • Phone Number: +46 647 506 20
In Åre you'll find this old hunting lodge reminiscent of the end of the nineteenth century, but which is now home to the Villa Totebo restaurant. The open fire in the dining room spreads warmth and the bar lights up in the winter gloom. The menu contains the best of modern European cooking, with inspiration from other parts of the world as well. The kitchen uses by choice ingredients from Jämtland and other regions in northern Sweden. There are also set menus and a party menu.

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