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“Lunch at the Amarillo”
Review of Amarillo

Amarillo
Ranked #15 of 86 Restaurants in Rovaniemi
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Me and my friend wanted a late lunch before a gala dinner we were attending later that evening and were staying at the Sokos Vaakuna Rovaniemi and decided to wander over to here. We were greatly surprised at how friendly the staff were and how well they spoke English compared to some of the other restaurants we had visited. Service was incredibly quick and the food was of a great standard. The icy berry cocktail in particular was lovely! The music was brilliant, if not very Mexican!
The waitress at the end of the meal split a non-sharing dish for us between the two bills so we could share it equally which, while no large feat, was of a help to us and we have been in restaurants before which were either unable or unwilling to do this so it was appreciated. We left our tip and would definitely go back.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Restaurant was 1 min away from our hotel, very inviting, warm and good decor. we had to order our drinks at the bar and wait 5 mins for table as place was really busy. once getting the table and ordering our food (they have menus for every language!) we did have a long wait (25 mins) with the staff asking us if we wanted drinks every 2 mins which did get a little annoying. once our food arrived we were very impressed! the main meals were large and hot. the bill wasn't to bad (45 euros between 2 adults)

we would eat here again, but service just needs to be a little bit quicker as the restaurant had to turn people away as it just takes to long to get a table we might have missed out.

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Thank Trouble_V23
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Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

sorry we did not discover earlier as we had good meal at a reasonable price
We had to wait 30 minutes but was well worth wait

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Thank Peter T
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Went to Amarillo(again) a few days ago and yet again was disappointed with the meal. Floating in grease(both our ordered dishes were like that) and not all that tasty.

Should have known better since Amarillo is a Finnish chain of restaurants(same company also owns several other chains of restaurants, grocery store chain and hotel chain).

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Thank RoutaRescueTeam
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Reviewed August 22, 2012

Compared to other Mexican restaurants visited in the UK and USA, the food here was bland and the cooked veg for my fajitas was just swimming in grease. My daughter's Borillo sandwich was much tastier with gorgeous potatoes. The boys cleaned up their minute steaks.

Puddings were very small and poor value.

Service was rather slow though once the order was taken food soon appearred. The place was also lacking in atmosphere but we did our best to make up for that.

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Thank Busy_Lissy
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