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Poro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
European, Scandinavian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, the owner and the menu have changed. The price level is slightly more expensive. Many favorite left out like reindeer fillet. Good starter, blin which is ”more like traditional Russian” food. Atmosphere is excotic and staff is friendly. The location is a bit sideways.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank harrisirpa
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

A another great morning Coffee getogether 12 good friends we really enjoy ourselves Great place great staff great coffee Give it a try.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed January 31, 2019

This was my third visit here (twice on a previous trip to Äkäslompolo), and have never had a bad experience. At first glance of the menu, it is clear that it is not the cheapest ravintola in Äkäslompolo, if budget is important, then it is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank britsuomi
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Went after my daughter got married and had a great meal. Excellent service and food not too pricey nice decor staff couldn’t be nicer.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank philip031951
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Special atmosphere in this restaurant personel is efficient and helpful, food was very good ! the decoration is very Special :-)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fabetlucy
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

One vegetarian option that looked like an afterthought. I skipped that and went with the two vegetarian appetizers. The house salad was good, the other was not. To top this off, you're surrounded by dead things hanging from the walls. I think the description of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HokieGirl1999
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Poro was pretty full but with reservation we got a nice table. If you want to eat the traditional Finnish xmas dinner this place has a great buffet with all you can expect. Enjoy!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 351karis
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant has nice atmosphere and service is very friendly. Menu has no big surprises, but for local Lapland specialities this is a very good choice (ofcourse especially reindeer as their name suggests... Poro means reindeer in finnish...)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vuopalat
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Had a wonderful meal with friends here. Poro has just re opened again after being refurbished. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you Leena for a great evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maggie532017
Reviewed April 25, 2018

I have know about this restaurant for my two winters of working around Akasolompo March of this year I finally got to try it out Went with three friends I ordered the Reindeer steak ,with a great side dish of potatos and various other vegetables...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Response from TiinaL335 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take credit card. In Finland they take stores and restaurants take all credit cards, it is were rear not to have possibility to pay with card. Finns dont use cash anymore.
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Response from AMPartanen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's 1,5km so it's in walking distance. Another possibility is to take a taxi. Still places for sitting. Please book from info@lappvillage.fi
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